Petrochemical raw materials are still the standard in the chemical industry and thus also in the paint and coatings industry. However, there are options to change this, especially in the area of binders. Looking back, raw materials from nature have always been used in paints and coatings: egg yolks, linseed oil, copal resins. Many of these are certainly no longer available in sufficient quantities or qualities, but there is a major trend to use natural oils again for the production of binders. It is important to control the production of the oils at their origin. Also the cultivation and first ...
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