European Coatings Journal - 14.09.2018 | WOOD COAT INGS TECHNICAL PAPER


Solvent-free, radiation-curable coating systems have been used in industry since the 1970s, however they are gaining considerable importance globally as an alternative to conventional solvent-borne coating systems for the wood and furniture industry. Initially, radiation-curable coating systems were primarily formulated as high-gloss clear coat systems, but for some time now their development has tended towards deep-matt or pigmented formulations. In particular, the relatively high processing and application viscosity, the lack of volatile organic solvents, the sometimes challenging application methods, and not least the virtually immediate curing of the solvent-free radiation-curable coating systems present exceptional demands on the choice of suitable ...
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