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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
30 Jul
Formulating with Corrosion Protection in Mind
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Formulating with Corrosion Protection in Mind


Steel can be protected against corrosion by using organic coatings1,2. Industries make the transfer from solvent-based systems to paints that are more friendly with respect to health and environment. This article is about water-based protective coatings that are used to … Continued

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15 Jul
Polyisocyanates Deep Dive – Update
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Polyisocyanates Deep Dive – Update


This topic was discussed initially, almost 6 years ago. Since that time there has been an effort to get away from using isocyanates for polyurethanes. The quest for sustainable and green polymeric materials continues to be a holy grail. Therefore, … Continued

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02 Jul
Industrial maintenance coatings – waiting for the great leap forwards
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Industrial maintenance coatings – waiting for the great leap forwards

Wind turbines - learn more about industrial maintenance coatings
Protecting infrastructure and manufacturing assets in conditions ranging from offshore North Sea oilfields to a bridge in San Diego, industrial maintenance coatings perform varied functions around the world. Polymers from waterborne acrylic latexes to 2K epoxy primers with 2K urethane … Continued

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