Recent Articles from the Prospector Knowledge Center
Formulating Foolproof Waterbased Colorants
Original article date: Sept. 15, 2017 Updated November 2022 Introduction A colorant is a concentrated dispersion of color pigment that can be added to a base paint to color that paint. A wide variety of colors can be made when … Continued
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Adhesion Promoters 101
Original article date: May 19, 2016 Updated November 2022 Since this article was written in 2016, I have received almost 30 requests for information. I will address this later in the article, but other than defoamers, this is the most … Continued
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Fundamentals of Wetting
One of the most critical properties in the design of a paint system that determines the ease of processing and ultimate performance properties is the wettability of substrates, pigments and other ingredients. Major factors in determining “wettability” are surface tension … Continued
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