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Protective Organic Coatings

Edited by
Kenneth B. Tator
Kenneth B. Tator
KTA-Tator, Inc.
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ASM International
Volume
5B
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-172-6
Publication date:
2015
Book Chapter

Polyester and Vinyl Ester Coatings

By
Kenneth B. Tator
Kenneth B. Tator
KTA-Tator, Inc.
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William R. Slama
William R. Slama
AkzoNobel
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Published:
2015
Page range:
100 - 110
Publication history
December 26, 2014

Abstract

This article provides a discussion on polyester coating applications such as powder coatings, can coatings, and automotive paints. It includes an overview, structure, properties, and benefits of vinyl ester resins. The article discusses the additives for both unsaturated polyester and vinyl ester coatings, namely, curing systems, thixotropic agents and fillers. It exemplifies polyester and vinyl ester coating, lining and flooring systems that are used for top-to-bottom protection of industrial plants and equipment. The article also highlights the concerns to be addressed when using polyesters and vinyl esters.

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Kenneth B. Tator, William R. Slama, 2015. "Polyester and Vinyl Ester Coatings", Protective Organic Coatings, Kenneth B. Tator

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