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The material selection platform
Coatings Ingredients
The material selection platform
Coatings Ingredients
Online Course

How to Speed Up Coatings Formulation R&D with Digital Tools

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Recorded on May 15, 2019

Go digital to speed-up your R&D process! Set in action digitalized tool for calculation of paint (volume) parameters & adjusting raw material quantities while formulating decorative & industrial coatings.

Industry expert François Magnin will help you get better control over the final paint properties & costs by working in volume vs weight. He will share practical case studies (increasing Pigment Volume Concentration, replacing fillers, changing from bright to satin paint...) to help you accelerate & optimize your formulations with digital tools.

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François Magnin Presented By:
François Magnin

Length: 90 min

Course Type: Formulation
Level: Beginner

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Why should you view this course?

Developing a successful decorative or industrial coatings formulation, requires you to perfectly balance raw material quantities, paint properties (opacity, gloss), and cost. Do you still develop coatings only thinking in weight? Stuck with complicated calculations w.r.t. volume parameters? Don’t waste your precious R&D time - Upgrade to automation! Inculcate the use of digital tools to focus more on the formulation design. Join the course to:

  • Save your R&D time in selecting the right ingredient quantities for your coating process with the help of digitalized tool

  • Gain better control over the final paint properties by working with volume parameters (vs weight) when developing coatings

  • Automate your coating process with digital calculations of volume parameters to allow yourself to focus on the formulation design

  • Save cost as you curb your loading quantities & avoid waste with expert tips
Coatings with Digital Tools

Who should view this course?

Coating formulators in R&D: engineer, technician, personnel in coatings and raw materials selection looking to accelerate & optimize their formulations

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • What is a paint?
    • Thinking a paint in weight or volume
    • The main volume parameters

  • What is Formula?
    • The Formulation Module
    • Quick reading of a formulation

  • Tools to Speed up formulation process
    • Easy change of Weight, volume or percentage
    • Summing up quantities
    • Adjusting the Solid Content
    • Adjusting coalescing agent
    • Recalculating quantities

  • Case studies
    • Increasing PVC to reduce cost
    • Replacing a Filler
    • From a bright paint to a satin paint

  • Conclusion

  • 30 mins Q&A- ask your questions directly !

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