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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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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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Jun 29, 2016 | Industry News

Scientists Develop Coating Technique for Plastic Bottles

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way to create the perfect texture inside plastic bottles to let soap products flow freely. Researchers came up with a method to spray-coat...

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Jun 16, 2016 | Industry News

PPG Opens Coatings Center of Excellence in China

PPG held a ceremony marking the completion of a new coatings center of excellence in China. The new coatings center offers development and process capabilities to help customers that manufacture...

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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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Jun 20, 2016 | Product News

PPG Unveils VELVECRON® SR, a Stain-resistant Coating for Electronic Devices

PPG has introduced VELVECRON® SR (stain-resistant) coating to prevent staining of electronic devices. The coating is a clear, two-component urethane topcoat designed for application to primed white...

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Jun 7, 2016 | Industry News

BASF Increases Production Capacities for Laromer® UV/EB Acrylates at its Ludwigshafen site

BASF is extending its existing production facilities for Laromer® UV/EB acrylates. Customers use Laromer® resins as binders to formulate coatings for furniture and flooring, inks and overprint...

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