News - 10 Apr 2014
Michelman’s new Ecronova brand polymer binders represent the basis of many leading paints, coatings and lacquers. The company’s line of water-based polymers include styrene acrylics, pure...
News - 23 Mar 2007
A bandage that can seal up a pipeline? With the BASF polyisobutene (PIB) product Oppanol®, this is not a dream but already reality. Over the past few years, the Dutch firm Stopaq Europe B.V., a...
News - 19 Dec 2006
On cold winter mornings, a driver’s vision is often blurred by moisture precipitating on the inside of the windshield. This happens when warm, humid air comes into contact with a cold surface....
Article - 12 May 2005
Copper and copper alloys are amongst the most versatile materials available and are used for applications in every type of industry. Fabrication techniques, handling, storage and cleaning details are...
News - 10 Apr 2007
Novelis Inc. has launched a new range of bright finish aluminium sheet products from its Bresso plant in Milan, Italy. Following intensive engineering and qualification work, the company is supplying...
Article - 11 Oct 2002
As the competition with aluminium cans hots up steel can manufacturers have hit back innovations that will make them more competitive. These include weight reductions, materials developments and...
Article - 1 May 2002
Consumers at both industrial and domestic levels usually have no choice but to buy already galvanized steel products. The coating standard of such steels may not be represented explicitly.
News - 14 Nov 2011
Interfora, an established France-based training institute in the chemical industry, has applied a Kynar Aquatec resin-based white coating on its roofs spanning 900 sq m, as part of the construction of...
News - 20 Feb 2003
Sasol have just commissioned their new R1.16billion butanol plant in Sasolburg, South Africa.
Using technology licensed from Japan’s Mitsubishi Chemical Corp, the plant has an capacity to...
Article - 17 Apr 2018
The authentication and preservation of art pieces are primarily achieved by the chemical identity of materials used in them.