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PRA's 2018 International Wood Coatings Congress

Oct 23 2018
Connect with Dow Coating Materials’ technical and marketing representatives at PRA's 11th International Wood Coatings Congress, taking place from October 23-24, 2018 in Amsterdam

Waterborne Primers Providing the Base for Exceptional Topcoat Performance

Sep 17 2018
A universal architectural primer coating serves two main functions. The first is to enhance the ability of a topcoat to beautify the substrate. This is achieved by hiding topographic variations and optical variations.

Oscillatory and Steady Shear Rheology of Model Hydrophobically Modified Ethoxylated Urethane-Thickened Waterborne Paints

Sep 10 2018
Hydrophobically modified ethoxylated urethane (HEUR) thickeners are widely used as rheology modifiers for waterborne paints.

Dow Inaugurates New Coating Materials Plant in Sichuan, Western China

May 07 2018
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) today announced the official opening of its coating materials plant in western China. The new facility, located in the Cheng Mei Petrochemical Zone, approximately 50 kilometers from Chengdu, will produce acrylic emulsion and additives to address the growing needs of the architectural and industrial coating markets.

Enhancing the UV Durability of Epoxy Coatings: Waterborne Acrylic-Epoxy Hybrid Coatings for Steel

Apr 19 2018
Dow experts discuss hybrid resin chemistry for waterborne steel coatings in the March issue of JPCL magazine.
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