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Surface Coatings: Raw Materials and their Usage

By: Oil and Colour Chemists' Association

622 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1993 | Edition: 3 | #110390 | ISBN: 0412552108
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Since Surface Coatings first appeared in 1974, the industry has undergone dramatic and rapid changes both in direction and emphasis, and this new edition mirrors these changes. Volume I includes coverage of aqueous systems, with chapters on emulsions and aqueous resins as well as providing an excellent introduction to polymer science, pigments, solvents and additives.

Despie being contributed by different authors, there is a cogency in the presentation of the subject matter. The text in each chapter is presented in a simple, lucid language...The book if highly useful to people engaged in industrial work and research and development. - Bulletin of Electrochemistry


The future of the coatings industry; safety in the workplace; polymer molecules; vegetable oils and oleoresinous media; alkyd resins; oil-free saturated polyester resins including gelcoats; amino resins; phenolic resins; solvent-borne urethane resins; water-borne urethane resins; epoxy resins and curing agents; epoxy resins - water borne; silicone resins; solution acrylic polymers; solvent-borne non-convertible coatings; solvent-borne thermosetting acrylics; water-reducible resins; emulsion polymerization theory; latex properties - effect of monomer composition; latex properties - effect of water phase and particle size; film formation; latex properties 4 - manufacture and testing; opacifiers for latex paints; solvents; anti-corrosive inorganic pigments; titanium dioxide pigments; inorganic pigments - other; organic pigments; extender pigments; synthetic silica; paint additives; rheological additives for latex paints; driers.

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