Drawn from the third edition of The Coatings Technology Handbook, this book focuses entirely on testing, experimental design, and strategies for selecting processing techniques in the coatings, adhesives, paints, and inks industries. Coatings Technology: Fundamentals, Testing, and Processing Techniques contains the latest coating and processing met

FUNDAMENTALS AND TESTING. Rheology and Surface Chemistry. Coating Rheology. Structure-Property Relationships in Polymers. The Theory of Adhesion. Adhesion Testing. Coating Calculations. Infrared Spectroscopy of Coatings. Thermal Analysis for Coatings Characterizations. Color Measurement for the Coatings Industry. The Use of X-ray Fluorescence for Coat Weight Determinations. Sunlight, Ultraviolet, and Accelerated Weathering. Cure Monitoring: Microdielectric Techniques. Test Panels. Design of Experiments for Coatings. Top 10 Reasons Not to Base Service Life Predictions Upon Accelerated Lab Light Stability Tests. Under What Regulation? Coating and Processing Techniques. Wire-Wound Rod Coating. Slot Die Coating for Low Viscosity Fluids. Porous Roll Coater. Rotary Screen Coating. Screen Printing. Flexography. Ink-Jet Printing. Electrodeposition of Polymers. Electroless Plating. The Electrolizing Thin. Dense. Chromium Process. The Armoloy Chromium Process. Sputtered Thin Film Coatings. Vapor Deposition Coating Technologies. Cathodic Arc Plasma Deposition. Industrial Diamond and Diamondlike Films. Tribological Synergistic Coatings. Chemical Vapor Deposition. Solvent Vapor Emission Control. Surface Treatment of Plastics. Flame Surface Treatment. Plasma Surface Treatment. Surface Pretreatment of Polymer Webs by Fluorine. Calendering of Magnetic Media. Embossing. In-Mold Finishing. HVLP: The Science of High-Volume. Low-Pressure Finishing. A Practical Guide to High-Speed Dispersion. Fade Resistance of Lithographic Inks - A New Path Forward: Real World Exposures in Florida and Arizona Compared to Accelerated Xenon Arc Exposures.