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Wood Coatings can be classified as a very specific segment within the paint industry covering domestic and office furniture, exterior and interior wood, parquet/flooring, wood stains, etc. Coatings used on wooden surfaces provide aesthetic aspects and surface protection that ensures the maximum durability of the natural product. Wood and furniture coatings can be exposed to wear and tear (outdoor environments, UV rays, mechanical abrasion, household chemicals attacks.)

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Jul 4, 2007 | Article

Waterborne Polyurethane Coatings for Wood Floors – The Next Generation

New pathways were explored to make aqueous polyurethane dispersions without the co-solvent nmethylpyrolidone (NMP). This includes methods to process these materials with alternate cosolvents as well...

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Mar 23, 2005 | Article

Technology update: Industrial Woodfinishes

By Sandy Morrison

Despite the development of high-technology alloys, plastics and composites, wood is all around us. The appearance of wood remains so popular that a great deal of effort is put into producing...

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Jan 14, 2004 | Article

Development of VOC-Compliant Binders for Interior Wood Coatings

Special demands apply to lacquers and paints designed for furniture. Requirements for stackability, fast drying and resistance to blocking, solvents, chemicals and UV light all call for a thorough...

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Jochum Beetsma

Wednesday Feb 8, 2017

By Jochum Beetsma

Solve faster your coatings and inks adhesion issues by reviewing origin of adhesive failure and compatible solutions (pre-treatment, additives...) for waterborne, solvent-based, high-solids, and...

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Matting Effect Agents: Techno Brief

By SpecialChem

In many coating applications there is a preference in the market for matte finishes. Different methods and matting agents exist for indoor and outdoor durable powder coatings. This techno brief describes benefits and features of the main matting agents used in coatings and inks. You will also access basic information about how to achieve a matted paint surface and also how to disperse a matting agent. It provides you an overview of the most popular application fields of matting.

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Jul 13, 2005 | Article

Soy-Based Wood Stain Takes Environmental Approach to Preserve Wood and Concrete

Finding a staining agent worthy of handling industrial projects can be a daunting task. If you avoid selecting a quality wood stain, you may be setting yourself up for a host of problems. New...

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Feb 25, 2004 | Article

Ultraviolet Cure-in-Place Technology to Develop High-performance Wood Coatings

The wood used for furniture, flooring and other interior-decoration applications is particularly susceptible to abrasion, scratches and general soiling, as well as water and chemical staining. To...

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Sep 10, 2003 | Article

Increasing Adhesion of UV Coatings on Wood

Coatings on wooden substrates for furniture, flooring and interior are a main application for radiation curing lacquers. Increased adhesion is an important target for development of UV coatings on...

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A SpecialChem Client is offering a film-forming, self-crosslinking, air-curable material that absorbs and holds liquids, vapors and proteins...

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Rheology Modifiers Solutions Center
Thanks to its robust range of thickeners and dispersing agents, Coatex provides technical solutions to recurrent formulators issues (color acceptance, storage stability, water resistance...) for waterborne wall paint, wood coating and specialty coating formulations.

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