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High Performance Functional Pigments: Latest Innovations & Opportunities

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Recorded on Nov 30, 2017

Get updated on cutting-edge advances in high performance functional pigments technology to identify where the true potential & new opportunities exist for you and make better R&D decisions.

Don will share industry's major innovations from past 12 months, which include:
  • Unique new shade of blue: 3x solar reflectance vs standard dark blues
  • First of its kind laser marking pigment used to label polyethylene film
  • Biocompatible color concentrates for medical devices... and more! 

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Donald Rosato Presented By:
Donald Rosato
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Innovation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

Recent developments in functional pigments are redefining the role they play in plastics well beyond that of appearance such as process efficiency, waste reduction, sustainability & regulatory compliance! Coupled with improvements in processing technology & thermal stability, pigment developments are making these benefits available over a wider range of polymers (engineering plastics, high heat, bioplastics…).

Join this innovation review to detect new opportunities for yourself ! You will:

  1. Save time with a structured & neutral overview of latest developments in high performance functional pigments (complex color looks, surface texturing effects, plastic waste minimization...)

  2. Speed up your future R&D decisions with a clearer view on material requirements, technology advances & unmet needs

  3. Feed your creativity by seeing successful / promising innovations (combining colors and effects to achieve greater complexity) & understand how it could be applied to your own case.
High Performance Functional Pigments

Who should view this course?

Pigment manufacturers, Masterbatchers, R&D professionals, Sales & Marketing Managers involved in technical & market watch, NPD/ innovation, business development.

Course Outline

  1. Functional Pigments Overview

•        Global Functional Pigments Market

•        Market Drivers in Functional Pigments

•        Technology Trends in Functional Pigments


  1. Functional Pigments Technology Basics

•        Art and Science of Color

•        Color Instruments Technology

•        Liquid Color Advances


  1. Functional Pigments Material and Application Development

•        Special Effect Colors

•        Biobased and Medical Pigments

•        Functionalized Surfaces

•        Lead Free, Low VOC Systems

•        Metallic Effect Colorants

•        Transparent Enhancements

•        Improved Carbon Blacks


  1. The Future of Functional Pigments

  2. Major Functional Pigment Players & Related References

  3. 30 minutes Q&A session- Ask your questions directly to the expert!

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