4 Flex Points
Presents a comprehensive overview of basic coatings chemistry in an accessible, straightforward way. Introduces the basics of paint composition and polymer design, cohesion and adhesion in paint systems, and the chemistry of film forming systems. Discusses the properties and function of resins, binders, pigments, solvents, additives, and other ingredients used in the formulation of protective coatings. An indispensable reference book for chemists, formulators, laboratory personnel, students and professionals.