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Get the best from your ZERO VOC architectural paint formulation thanks to Coatex polyurethane thickener

Coatex Arkema
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Coatex experts, Dr. Denis RUHLMANN and Mehdi BOUZID, will demonstrate American and European case studies to highlight added values of new PU thickener, Coapur™ 975 W, specially dedicated to Zero VOC Formulations.
Presented By:
Denis Ruhlmann
Medhi Bouzid

Length: 90 min

Why should you view this webinar?

  • See full set of benefits : ease of use, very performing KU builder for 0 and low VOC formulations...
  • Access US & European case studies that focus on comparisons with big players on the market through final properties, color acceptance, leveling and cost effectiveness /competition

Who should view this webinar?

Professionals involved in waterborne coatings for architectural applications:
  • Paints & coatings producers
  • Resin producers
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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.

Medhi Bouzid Application Laboratory Manager - Coatex

Mehdi Bouzid has a degree in Chemistry, he joined COATEX France in 1998 to work on polyacrylate dispersing agents used in the Water treatment, Ceramic industries and other Industrial Specialties. In 2008, he was promoted as COATEX Application Laboratory Manager in Chester, SC. With his team, he is now in charge of all the Technical Support to the Paint and Coatings industry for the Americas as well as the Construction, Paper and Minerals Processing areas. 
His mission is the management of projects interfacing with Customers and Research & Development labs.

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