“Pigment Orange 62 pigments are difficult to stabilize in waterborne preparations or coatings which is why our R&D has focused on developing this advanced Colanyl Orange H5GD 500. It is stable in all its properties with no tendency towards sedimentation, its rheology profile and its color properties, required to deliver outstanding accuracy on all scales. This means complexity in planning, production, handling and quality on the customer side can be reduced. Additionally, the shelf life of the product is 24 months, it is easy to handle and has broad compatibility in various paint systems,” said Heubach’s Franziska Hammerl, Segment Head Decorative & Wood Coatings, Global Technical Marketing Coatings.
Zeitgeist invokes the mood of the age and perhaps no feeling more closely reflects this spirit of the time than that we must salvage our planet. With sustainability as a guiding principle, Heubach’s 2023 Decorative Color Trends set a new direction in color and application techniques for decorative coatings. Read More
Paul Jagodzinski has been elected to serve a third term as chair of the board of directors of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The one-year term begins on Jan. 1, 2023. Read More
BOENNIGHEIM (ivs) LOWA, one of the leading outdoor shoe specialists, and the testing service provider Hohenstein are entering new territory together: the LOWA model LADY LIGHT GTX has been awarded the OEKO-TEX® LEATHER STANDARD certificate. Read More
Rainbows and sugar may conjure up images of a certain leprechaun-branded breakfast cereal. But now, researchers in ACS Nano report a kaleidoscope-like film for telling different sweeteners apart that displayed multiple colors when stretched by hand. When evenly stretched with a simple apparatus, the material enhanced the unique shifts in fluorescence intensity of 14 sugars tagged with a dye, distinguishing between them in beverages and sweat samples. Read More