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When ‘Good Enough’ Suddenly Won’t Cut It: Commercial coatings technology faces challenges in the healthcare environment

From D+D, September/October 2012

by Steven Reinstadtler, Bayer MaterialScience LLC

Coatings on ceilings, walls, and floors in healthcare facilities face new performance challenges because of more rigorous cleaning protocols mandated by infection control requirements. The author describes the increase in the severity of the service environment, and explains how new coating technology can meet the challenge....
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Comment from Chander Patil, (12/6/2012, 2:39 PM)

Steven: Thanks for posting a very well researched paper. 2K Polyurethanes do have a clear cost and performance advantage over the conventional coatings. Can these coatings be tinted? Will that affect the drying and curing process?


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