Coatings Formulation

The Mission: A single book covering the practical and scientific basics underpinning the strategic formulation of modern paint and coatings systems - from physicochemical concepts to the recipes themselves. This book explains and elaborates in some depth on the key principles of coatings formulation. Indispens-able for formulators. The Audience: Trainees, students and newcomers to the profession who are seeking to acquire a solid grounding in coatings formulation, along with experienced formulators wishing to deepen, extend or refresh their knowledge. A knowledge of chemistry and basic knowledge of binders, pigments and additives are required. The Value: Coatings formulation explained step by step. The book opens with a look at the composition of coatings, placing special emphasis on the base binder in each type. Advice on specific formulations is then given before formulation guidelines are analysed. Throughout, the focus is on coatings formulation and how to arrive at the final recipe. A special feature of the book is its detailed index, which allows the reader to conduct targeted searches for specific aspects of coatings formulation.

Year of publication 2017
Edition 3