PPCJ September Out Now

16 September 2013

Test & Weathering

16 Testing times
Q-Lab has been involved in the new standard ASTM D7869, which is revolutionising the way weathering of coatings is carried out

18 Stress relief
Atlas Material Testing Technology’s programme for stress testing photovoltaic modules can provide a solution


22 Bonding filler
Reactive adhesives from BYK Additives & Instruments are providing more freedom to formulators

24 Grinding solution
Allnex has extended its range of grinding media for both solventborne and waterborne decorative paints

Show Review

28 Latin America
This year’s Latin American Coatings Show, the 18th in the series, provided the platform for global business

Titanium Dioxide

29 TiO2 Buyers’ Guide
This year’s directory of titanium dioxide has been updated to provide a comprehensive listing for the formulator

36 Outside edge
Dow Chemical’s range of acrylic binders offers durability for exterior paint

European Adhesives & Sealants

40 News

A round-up of the latest news and products

42 Strong ties
Wacker’s hybrid polymers feature silane crosslinking for structural bonding

45 Sealants market
IAL reports on the relatively stable European sealants market

Country Focus

46 Eastern Europe
Architectural coatings seem to be the major area for paint requirements in this region

Regular features

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

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