Useful Techniques for the Thermal Analysis of Paints

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Live Webinar: Thermal Analysis of Paints and Coatings

Useful Techniques for the Characterization of Liquid, Paste and Powder-Based Coatings

This webinar presents different thermal techniques for characterizing the material properties of paints and other coatings. We describe several applications to illustrate how DSC, TGA, TMA, and DMA techniques can assist product development and optimization.


Thermal Analysis for Paints and Coatings

The role of paints and coatings is to protect surfaces from a range of defects and failures, as well as to enhance appearance. It is therefore important to understand how these materials respond as a function of temperature and time.

Thermal analysis provides valuable information on glass transition, crystallization, melting, evaporation, degradation, stress relaxation, and softening point, and also physical properties such as the elastic and viscous moduli. Understanding these behaviors is important in the development and optimization of a wide range of paints and coatings.

This webinar provides useful information for industries that develop and manufacture coatings, from automotive to construction, and chemical to electronics.

Webinar Contents

  • Introduction
  • Basic information about paints and coatings
  • Industries and useful applications
  • Techniques and applications
    ⁃ Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
    ⁃ Thermogravimetry (TGA)
    ⁃ Thermomechanical Analysis (TMA)
    ⁃ Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
  • Summary and further reading

After the presentation (in English), you will have the opportunity to address any questions to our experienced METTLER TOLEDO application specialists.