European Coatings Journal - 16.09.2019 | EDITORIAL


Dr. Sonja Schulte Editor-in-Chief T +49 511 9910-216 People have been using wood as a building material for centuries. This natural building material is gaining more and more public attention due to its sustainability and the fact that it stores carbon. Water-based coating systems are becoming increasingly significant. However, these systems still display some weaknesses compared to solvent-borne systems. Their drying times in particular mean that water-based systems cannot currently compete with solvent-borne systems. Take a look at the technical articles on pages 18 and 32, which each offer solutions for ...
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