Rheology is the science of deformation and flow. In the coating industry, rheological behaviour of formulations is one of the most important setsrews. Rheology modifiers are vital additives that find application in almost every coating system. In order to achieve smooth and glossy surfaces it is very important to control the rheological properties of the coating system, besides controling the viscosity of a formulation, these additives can also adjust the paint shelf stability, the ease of application, the open time and wet edge and the sagging of components. There are various types of rheology modifiers available in the market for ...
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