Tag: April ’21.

BCF grows influence on global coatings industry stage

At the annual meeting of the World Coatings Council in March 2021, Tom Bowtell, Chief Executive of the British Coatings Federation, was elected Vice President. The World Coatings Council is made up of members representing associations from the United States, China, European Union, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, Japan, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, Turkey, France, Germany,... Read more »

Record levels of satisfaction with BCF’s services

The British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) recent member survey showed record satisfaction scores for BCF services, with an average rating of 8.2 out of 10 across 12 categories. The highest satisfaction rating related to BCF support in helping members prepare for Brexit, followed by member communications, response during the Covid crisis and staff service. Overall, 94%... Read more »

AGM to Showcase Latest Technology at Key Industry Events

Applied Graphene Materials (LSE:AGM), the producer of specialty graphene nanoplatelet dispersions, is pleased to announce that it will be taking part in two events over the coming months across its key market sectors. AGM plans to showcase the Company’s latest technological developments in graphene dispersion capabilities at two events: JEC Composites Connect and CoatingsTech Conference.... Read more »

New compact recirculating chiller

/// IKA is launching a new device class, with the RC 2 lite Staufen, April 12, 2021 - IKA is adding a new device class to its portfolio of recirculating chillers. The RC 2 lite is elegant, compact and powerful and is a perfect addition to rotary evaporators, reflux coolers and cold traps. The RC 2... Read more »

BTC on the CASE!

BTC UK have a NEW mandate to distribute the BASF aromatic isocyanates and polyols for polyurethane (PUR) and CASE applications. Products include monomeric & polymeric methylene diphenyl isocyanate (MDI), toluene diisocyanate (TDI), specialized blends, modified MDI, and MDI prepolymers. The well-known Lupranat® Lupraphen® and Lupranol® types are widely used in molded and slab-stock flexible & rigid foam production and to formulate products for... Read more »

EU Commission holds first stakeholder workshop

The EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability includes the objective of developing criteria on safe- and sustainable-by-design to support the shift towards inherently safe and sustainable chemicals, materials and products, throughout the entire life cycle. As part of the process, the Commission organized a stakeholder workshop in March, to illustrate its intended approach and to gather initial feedback.... Read more »

Q-Lab Announces Launch of QUV/uvc Accelerated Weathering Tester

Q-Lab Corporation, a global leader in accelerated weathering test equipment and test services, is excited to announce the launch of their newest QUV tester model — the QUV/uvc accelerated weathering tester.   UV light is used widely in ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI), a technique used to eliminate harmful viruses and bacteria. UVC light can cause... Read more »

Car care customer launches two innovative graphene-based sealants

Applied Graphene Materials (LSE:AGM), the producer of specialty graphene nanoplatelet dispersions, announces that its customer, Constellation Chemicals, has launched two new sealants in its car detailing product range enhanced with AGM’s graphene nanoplatelet technology. The two products, Parallax, a graphene-enhanced ceramic sealant and Gravity, a graphene-enhanced snow sealant, launch following a programme of research and... Read more »