Waterborne Epoxy Based Coating Materials
AbstractEpoxy resins were commercially introduced as binders in protective organic coatings due to their outstanding processability, great adherence to many substrates, excellent chemical, and corrosion resistance properties. Besides the concern about volatile organic compounds (VOCs), efforts have been made towards the development of waterborne epoxy (WBE) based corrosion resistant materials and coatings which are low energy-curing and less toxic during the application process. Literature survey reveals that WBE has immense potential, significance, and applications in the field of paints and coatings. The aim of this book review is to represent the synthesis of WBE, curing agents used for WBE, current and past use of conventional WBE based systems and their use as binders in protective coatings.
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