Archives: Seminars.

Advanced Structural Characterization Techniques to Investigate Interfacial Chemistry

Interfacial chemistry plays a pivotal role in the materials manufacturing industry. For instance, in composite materials, it governs the interactions between different constituent materials at their boundaries, thereby influencing their structural properties in terms of stability and durability. Additionally, interfacial chemistry is crucial in understanding how materials interact with the environment, ultimately determining their lifespan…. Read more »

Valysis® – Validated Systems for Bespoke Formulations. Tailor-made Solutions in Epoxy Formulations to Deliver Commercial Success

In their presentation, Lake Coatings will introduce Valysis®, an innovative approach focused on collaborative partnerships to develop bespoke formulations, using validated systems. The Lake Innovation Services team will showcase the creation of tailored blends of solvent-based epoxy resins and curatives, targeting specific properties like adhesion, durability, and chemical resistance. Leveraging extensive experience and cutting-edge laboratory… Read more »

How Can You Formulate Sustainable Flooring Coatings Based on Two-component (2K) Polyurethanes and Polyureas?

Polyisocyanates are widely used as building blocks together with polyols to form polyurethanes (PU). These materials are used in a variety of applications due to their excellent durability, and mechanical properties. However, traditional PU systems are solvent-borne and there is an increasing interest to reduce the amount of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in these systems… Read more »

Quartzene® Aerogel as Performance Additive in Paint and Coatings

Quartzene® aerogels are an aerogel-like, porous, amorphous silica material produced from a completely water-borne process that differs from other ways of manufacturing aerogels. The aerogel with its porous structure contributes to excellent thermal insulation, improved fire behavior and lightweight to several applications within the building and construction, process industry and transport segment. Quartzene® can be… Read more »