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Plastic coatings Channel
Plastic coatings are a large and growing market which include automotive interior and exterior, resilient flooring and stamping foils, plastic signs and sheeting, office equipment & much more. Plastics are coated to provide specific appearance and protection to the substrate. The main challenge to coat plastic substrate is to choose the right resin in order to obtain the perfect adhesion to the substrate. Plastic substrates are thermosets which require adhesion promoters or even pretreatment before being coated.

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Apr 19, 2017 | Industry News

Dow Provides Sustainable Alternative to BPA-containing Can Coatings

A next generation, sustainable award-winning technology from Dow Coating Materials can drive a revolution in can coatings. Dow has facilitated an option for flexible and rigid plastic food packaging...

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Mar 2, 2017 | Industry News

Siegwerk Expands UV Inks & Varnishes Portfolio with Plastic Packaging Business Acquisition

Siegwerk has signed a contract to purchase the business unit “Plastic Tubes and Laminates” from SCHEKOLIN AG. With the acquisition, Siegwerk broadens its portfolio of specialty UV varnishes suitable...

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Dec 9, 2016 | Product News

Evonik Launches Slip Additive for Solvent-based Printing Applications

Evonik has launched a slip additive for use in solvent-based printing ink applications. It yields ideal printing results in plastic packaging for ice-cream and chocolate, beverage containers and in...

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Oct 25, 2016 | Product News

Dymax’s Oligomers Offer High Levels of Chemical Resistance for UV Coating Formulators

Dymax has announced that its oligomers achieve high levels of chemical resistance for their UV-curable and durable top coating on plastic substrates, while overcoming common problems with viscosity...

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Oct 7, 2016 | Industry News

Antireflective Coating to Reduce Stray Light and Reflections, on Display at K 2016

Fraunhofer researchers will exhibit a new type of antireflective coating that significantly reduces stray light and reflections from plastic lenses. It improves the performance of automotive...

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Mar 10, 2017 | Industry News

Teijin Develops Hard-coating Technology for Automotive Windows

Teijin has developed a new hard-coating technology that can be applied evenly on automotive windows. It doubles the weather resistance of conventional plastics glazing and helps in achieving...

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Dec 16, 2016 | Product News

Merck Unveils Xirallic® NXT Cougar Red, a Red Crystalline Pigment

Merck KGaA has launched its pigment development, Xirallic® NXT Cougar Red. The red crystalline pigments impart a mysterious magic with an intense sparkle to automotive, plastic, industrial and...

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Nov 29, 2016 | Industry News

Global Plastic Coating Market to Reach USD 7.74 Billion by 2021: Zion Research

The plastic coating market to reach USD 7.74 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.48% between 2016 and 2021. The plastic coating provides the metals with thick, wear-resistant...

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Oct 25, 2016 | Industry News

Novel Antibiotic-releasing Nanofiber Coating to Prevent Infections in Artificial Joints

A novel coating made with antibiotic-releasing nanofibers has the potential to better prevent some serious bacterial infections related to total joint replacement surgery. The technology will have...

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Jul 26, 2016 | Product News

PPG Launches Waterborne Acrylic Urethane Coating for Exterior Building Products

PPG has introduced AQUACRON® 200 Series coating, a waterborne acrylic urethane for exterior building products. It offers protection for wood, fiber glass, plastic, vinyl and composite substrates...

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