June issue out now

17 June 2013

Extenders & Fillers

16 Uniform particles
Hielscher Ultrasonics’ show how the use of ultrasound can achieve consistent dispersion of micro- and nano- sized particles

20 Protective barrier
Mondo Minerals’ EIS measurements of talcs have proven to provide faster and more reliable results

Colour Technology

24 Seeing is believing
Measurement of gloss is a critical factor in ensuring exact values as TQC’s gloss meters confirm

26 Meeting standards
Design, colour and style are major factors when developing high value vehicles
28 Colour control
X-Rite has developed a flexible, spectrophotometer, which can help companies manager their colour

European Adhesives & Sealants

29 News
A round-up of the latest news and products

30 Going up
Henkel offers energy savings in modern lift construction

32 Bio-based solutions
Croda Coatings & Polymers adhesive technology enhances flexibility and provides thermal stability
36 USA demand
A recent report highlights the prospective growth in USA demand for adhesives and sealants

Middle East Directory of Suppliers

37 Coatings suppliers
The annual update of suppliers to the Middle East and North African coatings markets

Country Focus

42 Sub-Saharan Africa
Lead is still used in some African countries but determined efforts are under way to stop this harmful ingredient being used in paints and coatings

Conference Report

44 Supply chain
The Polyolefin Additives forum reviewed the global market, discussing the trends and suppy chain effects

Regular features

3 From the editor
4 News
8 Diary
10 Letter from America
12 Powder Matters
14 Business Matters
46 Applications
48 Products

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