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Chinese Government Regulations Driving Adoption of Low-VOC Coatings

Concerns over pollution in China have been increasing over the past decade. Significant attention to the problem was raised during the 2008 summer Olympics, which were held in the country. In response, the Chinese government in recent years has passed legislation mandating the reduction of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from manufacturing plants, including those […]

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Versatile Pelletized Aluminum for Powder  Coatings

By Jonathan Doll, Michael Venturini, and Anthony Rohrer, Sun Chemical Corporation Introduction Powder coatings are solvent-free coating systems used for many applications due to their durability, ease of application, and environmental advantages vs liquid coating systems. Powder paints are applied to a substrate electrostatically and cured at relatively high temperatures to form a continuous, durable […]

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Market Update: Advances in Powder Coatings

By Cynthia Challener, CoatingsTech Contributing Writer Powder coating technology is viewed as a sustainable option in many industrial coating applications. It is most widely used to coat metal substrates, but efforts have focused on developing curing solutions that enable the application of powder coatings to temperature-sensitive materials such as wood and plastics. Growth in manufacturing […]

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