Exploring Dedicated Colorants for Flooring Applications

Exploring dedicated colorants for flooring applications: a fully integrated tinting system

Ron Van der Leeuw

Chromaflo

Chromaflo is the market leader for tinting systems for the decorative and industrial coatings industry. Tinting systems are nowadays state of the art in almost every DIY shop. There is a growing interest for implementing tinting systems in adjacent markets such as flooring. Based on a case study, this paper describes and explains the approach of a fully integrated tinting system. What is a tinting system, how can it help reducing the colorant inventory and how can blended color on demand be created? Questions on how to select the right pigments, colorant technologies and required specifications will be answered.

Alexandra Birden

Stort Chemicals