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Michelman at ECS 2017: to Discuss Waterborne DTM Coating Resin and more

Published on 2017-03-09. Author : SpecialChem

CINCINNATI, OH -- Michelman will be hosting four product showcase presentations at the European Coatings Show being held April 4-6 in Nuremberg, Germany. The wide-ranging presentations will cover numerous critical topics.

Wide Range of Presentations


Waterborne DTM Coating Resin

Dr. Julien Verron, Industry Manager, Coatings Group at Michelman will present details on a novel new waterborne direct-to-metal coating resin that exhibits
  • Excellent corrosion resistance
  • Good gloss and hardness

As performance levels of waterborne coatings improve, they continue to gain popularity as an environmentally friendly alternative to solvent based coatings. Dr. Verron will kick off the product presentations at 9:50 am on April 4 in Hall 1, Stand No 1-131.

Eco-friendly Binders and Additives for Decorative Paints

Ms. Martha Meyer, Technology Group Leader for Michelman’s Coatings Group will focus her presentation on high performance decorative paints.

Michelman has particular expertise in the development of technically innovative and environmentally sustainable binders and additives used in architectural and decorative paints. Ms. Meyer’s presentation will demonstrate how Michelman helps its customers economically meet emission targets by reducing needs of:
  • Solvents
  • Coalescing agents
  • Plasticizer

Binders for Wood Substrates

Home Painting
Architectural Paints

Michelman helps maintain good hiding power. Additionally, Ms. Meyer will discuss specialty binders that are used as high performance barriers on mineral and wood substrates, protecting against stains, general household chemicals, nicotine and wood tannins. Ms. Meyer’s presentation is scheduled for April 4 at 4:10 pm in Hall 7, Stand No 7-726.

Dr. Volker Erb, Business Development Manager, Coatings Group at Michelman, will discuss quick turn-around aqueous polyurethane dispersions for wood floor coatings.

Waterborne Polyurethane Dispersions

Dr. Erb will explain the benefits of Michelman’s newest waterborne polyurethane dispersions formulated for high-end, wood coating finishes that require:
  • Maximum durability 
  • Chemical and abrasion resistance 
  • Hardness and fast drying ability 

Dr. Erb’s presentation will take place on April 4 at 4:30 pm in Hall 1, Stand No 1-131.

Dr. Bénédicte Legros, Senior Research Chemist at Michelman’s Coatings Group will discuss the company’s ability to provide full customer solutions with both waterborne surface modifiers and binders. Dr. Legros will detail specifically how Michelman wax dispersions improve coating properties such as water beading, water resistance, anti-blocking, scratch and abrasion resistance as well as matting and anti-slip behavior, while meeting emission requirements. Dr. Legros will conduct her presentation at 4:30 pm on April 5 in Hall 5, Stand No 5-353.

Michelman will exhibit in Hall 1 Stand 1-330 at the international show which is being held at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.

About Michelman

Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites.

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Source: Michelman
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