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Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
12 Feb
Why and How to Use a Starting Formula
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Why and How to Use a Starting Formula

Cans of paint - Learn how to use a starting formula
Imagine yourself as a newcomer to paint formulation. You have been cutting your teeth on modifying waterborne primers and topcoats for product finishes and your lab director feels you are ready to take the lead on a new development project. … Continued

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31 Jan
Polyisocyanates Deep Dive
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Polyisocyanates Deep Dive


An isocyanate has the functional group with the formula R–N=C=O. Organic compounds that contain an isocyanate group are referred to as isocyanates. A di-isocyanate is an isocyanate that has two isocyanate groups. Di-isocyanates are manufactured for reactions with polyols in … Continued

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27 Nov
Coatings for Renewables – Protecting the Assets
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Coatings for Renewables – Protecting the Assets

Man climbing on wind turbine offshore - Learn about coatings for sustainable resources
With all the talk about sustainability and renewable resources, one thing that gets overlooked is the assets themselves. Not as in what is a wind turbine, geothermal, or a solar panel or a nuclear power plant or even tidal power. … Continued

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