Companies searching for a novel powder matting agent usually look for more experienced development partners. The Austrian specialty chemicals manufacturer, Pigmentsolution, is one such company and relies on APPtec for the on-demand development of customer-specific formulations. APPtec is the innovative pulsating hot gas flow spray-calcination process created by Thuringia-based plant manufacturer Glatt Ingenieurtechnik. In a hot gas reactor, silica (SiO 2 ) is thermally treated in such a way that the surface of the particles is "hardly loaded" and, at the same time, provides the desired added value - such as haze-free transparency, a stimulating wood coating effect, special resistance ...
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