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New highly effective pseudoplastic thickener for waterborne coatings

Coatex Arkema
This is a Past Webinar

Coapur™ XS 83 is a new highly pseudoplastic HEUR thickener for waterborne coatings.

This rheological additive is a perfect solution for industrial coatings to be sprayed or architectural high PVC paints bringing ease of application and excellent film properties.

The specific behavior and features of Coapur™ XS 83 enable coating formulators to achieve new challenges.

Yohann Trang Presented By:
Denis Ruhlmann
Yohann TRANG

Length: 32 min

Why should you view this webinar?

In this webinar presentation, our speakers introduce Coapur™ XS 83 pseudoplastic thickener, its advantages and the benefits provided to Industrial and Architectural coating formulations:

  • Chemical resistance
  • Good sag and leveling balance
  • Storage stability
  • And much more!
They share the evaluation results with Coapur™ XS 83 in comparison with the industry benchmarks in acrylic industrial paint, industrial alkyd primer and matt paint.

Who should view this webinar?

  • Formulators & Chemists
  • R&D leaders
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Denis Ruhlmann Department Manager – Coatings Additives - Coatex

Dr. Denis RUHLMANN is in charge of the Coatings additives department at COATEX. He has been responsible for the development of rheology additives encompassing dispersants and thickeners for water-based formulations for more than 15 years.
Dr. Denis RUHLMANN has a PhD in the field of photochemistry and polymers, is author or co-author of more than 30 papers and of about 10 patents. He gives conferences on a regular basis at various professional Paints and Coatings events (ECS, ACS, OCCA, FSCT, Eurocoat, Fatipec, Formula III, AFTPVA...). He also gives lectures about applied rheology for vocational training at the AFPEV (French Association for Paints and Varnishes) and lectures for students at schools and universities.

Yohann TRANG Global Business Manager - Coatings - Coatex

Yohann Trang Yohann Trang graduated as chemical engineer specialized in formulations for coatings, inks, adhesives and cosmetics in 2002, started his career in the coatings industry with Cray Valley as Additives Application lab Manager until 2006 then changed to Technical Service Manager EMEA until 2011, Global Technical Manager and Global Product Manager for Arkema Crayvallac Additives until 2016. He is now in charge of Coatex Additives Global Business for the coatings market.

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