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Coatings Ingredients


High Jetness For Coatings - Formulation Challenges

Birla Carbon
This is a Past Webinar
In this presentation we will examine the challenges presented by dispersing high color carbon blacks into coatings formulations and provide a framework about how to approach the challenges.

We will cover the specifics of pigment selection, formulation changes and dispersion time and energy and summarize how these factors can be managed to meet the requirements for any particular color target.
Richard Abbott Presented By:
Dr. Richard Abbott
Alessandro Vulcano

Length: 90 min

Why should you view this webinar?

Get both a new perspective on the formulation challenges for high color coatings and guidelines on getting to ever higher levels of jetness.

Who should view this webinar?

Paint and coating formulators
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Dr. Richard Abbott Applications Manger (Liquid Systems) - Birla carbon Headquarters and Technical center

Richard Abbott Dr. Richard Abbott has 20 years of experience working with carbon black in a variety of liquids systems. He has been based at the Birla Carbon Headquarters and Technical Center in Marietta, GA USA since 2003 after transferring from the Columbian Chemicals European Central Laboratory based in Avonmouth, United Kingdom. An accomplished scientist, his current role is Applications Manager (Liquid Systems) where he is responsible both for developing new carbon blacks and leveraging existing products into new and different applications.

Alessandro Vulcano Global Segment Director Coatings - Birla Carbon Headquarters and Technical Center

Alessandro Vulcano Alessandro Vulcano joined Birla Carbon in 2017 as Global Segment Director Coatings. He has 24 years of supply chain, marketing and sales experience in both silica and carbon black, much of which has been devoted to the application of carbon black in various types of coatings. He is based at the Birla Carbon Headquarters and Technical Center in Marietta, GA USA office since 2018 after relocating from Frankfurt, Germany. As part of his role, he is working on identifying actual and future customer requirements and initiating the related development work at Birla Carbon.

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