Industry News

Dow Corning at ETCC: to Present Papers on Silicone-based Materials for Coatings and more

Published on 2016-04-22. Author : SpecialChem

The European Technical Coatings Congress (ETCC) will gather around 300 manufacturers, raw materials suppliers and academics for two full days of inspiring presentations on advances in coatings science and technology from leading industry experts and scientists. Taking place in the UK for the very first time from 24-26th May 2016, the ETCC will run alongside the UK’s principal coating show, SURFEX, at the NEC Birmingham, allowing participants to gain maximum benefit from their visit.

Fig. 1: Dow Corning at ETCC: to Present Papers on
Silicone-based Materials for Coatings and more

Dow Corning experts will present papers on the following themes:

Wednesday 25th May at 11.30am and 3.00pm: ‘Silicone-Based Materials for Coatings – Today and Tomorrow’ and ‘A Siloxane for Amine Crosslinked Systems’ will be presented by Dow Corning Technical Specialist, Dr. David Pierre. Find out how siloxanes can impact coating properties in heat resistance applications, metal coating and/or durability of outdoor protection with reduced environmental impact using silicon-based materials.

Thursday 26th May at 12.00pm: ‘Hydrophobation of Timber with Organosilicon compounds – an update from the SILEX Life+ Project’ will be presented by Dow Corning Technical Specialist, Dr. Jean-Paul Lecomte and will examine how the durability and lifetime of wooden construction materials can be extended with reduced environmental impact using silicon-based hydrophobers.

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide.

One of the global leaders in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States. Dow Corning’s global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® initiative, a stringent set of standards designed to advance the safe and secure management of chemical products and processes.

About High Performance Building Solutions

Dow Corning is collaborating with industry professionals around the world to develop solutions to improve the energy efficiency of buildings, offer long lasting solutions and excellent technical support. Taking a holistic approach, Dow Corning brings together expertise from across the company to help customers find solutions to a wide range of high performance building challenges. Dow Corning High Performance Building Solutions include proven materials for structural and protective glazing, weatherproofing, insulating glass, window and door fabrication, and building materials protection, as well as innovations for high-efficiency insulation, LED lighting, thermal management systems, and the incorporation of photovoltaic cells and solar panels into building design.

Dow Corning


PS: If you liked this News, you might enjoy our Coatings Industry Newsletter. All the Industry News delivered twice a week right to your inbox. Sign up here!

The Chemicals Sales & Marketing Toolbox
Channel Alerts

Receive weekly digests on hot topics

Back to Top