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Green bio-based coalescing additives in latex paint formulations

April 22nd is Earth Day and an opportunity to bring closer such a necessary topic as sustainability also in the water-based paint industry. While the transition from solvent-based paints to water-based paints is an obvious and undoubtedly necessary topic, the choice of bio-based raw materials for water-based paints and replacing the existing fossil-based raw materials…

Leveling test procedure ASTM D4062. What it is and how to use it?

Water-soluble paints based on winyl-acrylic, styrene-acrylic or pure acrylic emulsions contain thickeners in their formulations ensuring appropriate rheological properties at low, medium and high shear rates. Setting the ideal viscosity to ensure no sagging, Stormer-viscosity and ICI-viscosity requires a balancing of different rheological additives and dosages. Often, with selected rheological properties allowing for good application,…

Formulating of latex paints using the relationship between PVC and CPVC

The formulation of latex paints, as well as paints in general, requires extensive knowledge of the basics of the raw material composition of paints, the raw material base and the amounts of use of individual raw materials. While the number of recommended dosages can be determined at the beginning from the doses oscillating in the…

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