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Producing REACH-Compliant PTFE Additives for Coatings & Inks

Producing REACH-Compliant PTFE Additives for Coatings & Inks Posted by Shamrock Technical Service Group on 1/20/2020 © Copyright 2020, Shamrock Technologies, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PTFE resin is made by the polymerization of TFE (tetrafluoroethylene monomer) to very high molecular weight (MW), in the millions. Low MW PTFE micro-powders are typically made by the degradation [...]

Jan 23 2017 Distinguishing Particles by Refractive Index

By Bill Neuberg , Shamrock Technologies Chairman and Technical Director | 23.01.17       (L) 10% PTFE, 90% WAX IN CEDAR OIL - INDEX 1.515 (R) 10% PTFE, 90% WAX IN 1.40 INDEX LIQUID Identification of particles is routinely done by specialists in polarizing light microscopy. This science is otherwise known as optical crystallography. To [...]

2020-02-13T11:25:01-05:00January 23rd, 2017|Ink World Publications, Research|0 Comments

Mechanism of Abrasion Resistance II

By Bill Neuberg, Shamrock Technologies Chairman and Technical Director Research shows PTFE film serves as the nucleation site for the crystallization of wax BY Bill Neuberg Shamrock Technologies Chairman and Technical Director In 1970, it was learned that a PTFE micropowder in combination with wax greatly increased the rub resistance of printing ink. [...]

2017-07-07T13:55:30-04:00September 1st, 2014|Ink World Publications, Other Sources, Research|0 Comments
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