Advances in Technology of Colour Pigments & Dispersion

Face-to-Face Coatings Training Course

Venue: Classroom

Start Date: May 29, 2024

Non-Member Cost: £650


A specialised one-day course exploring the latest developments in effect pigment technology, associated colour physics & dispersion machinery, and optimal pigment dispersion for use in paints & other media. You’ll also learn how to benchmark performance, especially for production of nano-size pigment dispersions and their use in coatings.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for more experienced personnel in either technical or chemical engineering capacities, involved in chemical formulation, supplying raw materials or dispersion equipment to the end-use industries.

Course Content

  • Fundamental chemical & physical properties of pigments
  • The role of the media mill in dispersion and dispersion mechanisms
  • Types of milling equipment and recent advances
  • Recommendations for use of milling equipment
  • Optimisation of pigment dispersion
  • Monitoring pigment dispersion and end-point determination
  • Colour physics and pigment dispersion
  • Physical effects at the nano-scale in pigment dispersion
  • Effect pigments and dispersion—what not to do
  • Colour physics of effect pigments
  • Summary of principles discussed and practical tips

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Multi-Course Discount

Book two or more courses at the same time and receive a 5% discount.

Early Bird Discount

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