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Coatings Ingredients

How to Formulate without Wetting Agents

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Who Should Watch this Video Tutorial:

It's suited for all formulators of waterborne adhesives, coatings and cosmetics. 

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How You Will Benefit:

People who watched this tutorial discovered they were over-using wetting agents:

  • They were already achieving a good wetting of their pigments & fillers before adding any additive!
  • They wanted to avoid flocculation, which is in fact the role of a surfactant!

This video tutorial contains real experiences, courtesy of VLCI - Amsterdamso that you know exactly what to do when you are back in your lab.

Author : Jochum Beetsma

Jochum Beetsma graduated in physical chemistry from the University of Groningen in The Netherlands. He worked at PPG on the development of Industrial Coatings and at DSM Coating Resins on Alkyd Emulsions, Powder Coatings, High Solids, Additives and complete formulations.

Since 2004 Jochum is an independent consultant for companies in coating and ink industry. Multinationals as well as small companies call in the help of Jochum when problems have to be solved or when assistance is needed in New Product Development.

Jochum develops and conducts in-company training programs and he is lecturer within the Dutch Coating Technology training program. Additionally, Jochum is a lecturer of Paint Technology courses for SpecialChem and he is a member of the SpecialChem Expert Team. Jochum writes technical articles for, amongst others, UL Prospector.

Jochum is specialized in the field of New Product Development. He is certified as NPDP (New Product Development Professional) by PDMA, the global leading organization on product development and innovation.

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