UML Plastics 2015

Coloration of Engineering Thermoplastics

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2 DAY LECTURE/SEMINAR OFFERED ONCE:
March 17-18, 2016 (CRS# 00.762-002)
8:30am-5:00pm

TUITION: $995

OVERVIEW

This course provides an insight into key areas related to coloration of polymers – basics of color theory with some focus on color matching, classes of colorants, their chemistry and global sourcing, building of a robust colorant gamut and some issues related to coloration process. Weatherability and stabilization of color formulations will also be addressed.

CONTENT

Basics of color theory

Dyes and pigments

Carbon Black and Titanium Dioxide

Inorganic Pigments

Organic Dyes and Pigments

Color Matching and Colorant Gamuts

Weatherfastness of colored plastics

INSTRUCTOR
Dr. Alex Shakhnovich, Research Fellow, Cabot Corporation