IMTPYT and Henkel offer conference on sustainability


Latin America. The Mexican Institute of Technicians in Paints and Inks (IMTPYT) is the specialized technical body of this industry that brings together Anfapyt , whose purpose is to ...

BASF Announces PRODUCTION of HEP and NOP in North America

Producto químico

International. Production is expected to be operational in the second half of 2022 and will ensure a global supply of both versatile chemical ...

Dow Introduces Sustainable Water-Based Technologies for Latin America

Pinturas Dow

Latin America. In an exclusive interview, the commercial director of Coatings and Monomers for the North Region of Latin America of Dow ...

The latest coating trends paint in the Coatings Trends & Technologies

Coating Trends 2022

International. The Midwest's premier coatings conference brings together coating chemists, formulators, R&D staff and raw material suppliers.

The Coatings Trends & Technologies (CTT) will take place ...

REPORT 2022 is just around the corner

Report 2022

Latin America. The tenth edition of REPORT , the congress and exhibition for technicians in paints, inks and adhesives, will be held ...

North America has the largest share of the antimicrobial coatings market


International. According to the BCC Research report, demand for antiviral and antimicrobial coatings has skyrocketed as concerns about hygiene and cleanliness increase ...

Argentine Chamber of Painters addresses its own challenges


Latin America. On August 3, the Argentine Chamber of Painters (CAPIN) held a private event attended by more than 200 people from the industry's ...

Atotech expands its production from Querétaro


Latin America. The new production center of the German specialty chemicals company, located in the Colón Airport Industrial Park (PIA), has the capacity ...

New Products
Sodium aluminate

Sodium aluminate is a product obtained from the dissolution of aluminum hydroxide (gibbsite) in sodium hydroxide. IQE produces sodium aluminates in solution ...

Chemical additives

Production chemicals combine quality, performance and years of application testing experience.

By offering a wide variety of chemical additives with proven ability to ...

Acrylic background

The two-component UHS 2K 6:1 acrylic bottom enables highly efficient repair processes thanks to its fast application, drying and sanding processes.

It also ...

More in Depth ...
Normativity and standardization


In this article, we present a series of specifications for the application of coatings in an already determined structure.

By Juan Manuel Álvarez*

Situations arise ...

Washability in water-based architecture

Pintura base agua

Analysis on the different standards and properties that must be applied in the formulation of architectural paints to meet washability requirements.


When talking ...

Stress developed in liquid coatings by evaporation of the solvent

Recubrimiento líquido

Coatings deposited as liquids commonly solidify by cooling, drying (solvent removal), curing (chemical reaction), or a combination of these processes.

By Eng. Orietta León

Immediately ...

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