Summary and Info
This text offers a basic understanding of the topic, whilst reflecting recent advances within the industry. It considers in detail two of the most important types of resins, alkyd resins and polyester resins, and contains a broad range of topics on alkyd resins, including different types of alkyds, raw materials for alkyd resins and the chemistry and manufacture of alkyd resins. In addition, typical alkyd formulations and suggested end uses are discussed, as is the important topic of paint formulation with alkyd resins. Discusses in detail the applications of polyester resins in surface coatings, the raw materials used (including polyacids and polyols) and different crosslinking systems, as well as giving examples of some typical polyester resin formulations.