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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
02 Apr
Radiation Cure Coatings – The Ultimate in Rapid Cure Technology
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Radiation Cure Coatings – The Ultimate in Rapid Cure Technology

The process of UV dryingn - Learn more about Radiation Cure Coatings
Radiation cure coatings offer a high-speed light curing process with a number of advantages over more conventional cure processes. Multiple advantages include high speed, lower energy requirements, little- or no-VOC, less production space, less dirt collection, high quality finish, rapid processing as … Continued

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12 Mar
Structure and Behavior of Wetting Agents
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Structure and Behavior of Wetting Agents

woman painting a chair with yellow paint - Structure and Behavior of Wetting Agents
Introduction Wetting is the adsorption of liquid at a solid surface. The process is important in coatings and inks, for example when solid particles must be dispersed in a liquid medium or when a liquid paint or ink is applied … Continued

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25 Feb
Lowering surface tension – Surfactants in coating materials
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Lowering surface tension – Surfactants in coating materials

Liquid with bubbles - Learn about surfactants
The original article on “Surfactants” (a contraction of the three words “Surface Active Agents”) was written in the fall of 2015i. Although the general topic of surfactants has not changed in nearly 6 years, several new chemistries have surfaced, and … Continued

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