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5 products for the eco-friendly decorator

5 products for the eco-friendly decorator 1

If you work in the painting and decorating trade or are just redecorating your house and care about the environment then this article is for you. In the 21st Century, brands are under more pressure than ever to produce products that are kind to the environment. That includes products that are bio-degradable, sustainable and that contain no harmful chemicals.
Molykote™ G-9000 grease replaces Molykote™ 1292

Molykote™ G-9000 grease replaces Molykote™ 1292 0

In September 2018 Dow®, parent company of Molykote™ announced that Molykote™ 1292 was being discontinued. Although they have not given any specific reason for the product being discontinued Dow® have highlighted Molykote™ G-9000 as a replacement...
Formaldehyde in cutting fluids. What you need to know.

Formaldehyde in cutting fluids. What you need to know. 0

The European Union has reclassified several formaldehyde-releasing agents (FRAs) such as methylenedimorpholine (MBM), oxazolidine (MBO) and hydroxypropylamine (HPT) as category 1B carcinogens. Previously, formaldehyde itself was classed as a carcinogen – but formaldehyde-releasing agents were not...
Are natural bristle paint brushes a thing of the past?

Are natural bristle paint brushes a thing of the past? 0

When it comes to paint brushes there is one question that we get asked more than any other, do I need a synthetic or natural bristle brush? The short answer to this question depends on the type of paint you are using. Natural bristle brushes or Pure Bristle brushes as they are also known are most suited to oil-based paints and not water-based paints due to the fact that they will absorb the water in the paint and swell making them hard to work with. Most modern synthetic bristle brushes can be used with both oil-based and water-based paints.
Which Masking Tape To Use?

Which Masking Tape To Use? 0

So you want to know which masking tape to use? We're assuming that you are doing some form of painting and want a nice professional finish. It might be decorating, DIY or car bodywork spraying. To establish which one you need we first need to explain the difference between the products on the market currently.
Dow Corning Becomes DOWSIL

Dow Corning Becomes DOWSIL 0

In late May 2017, Dow announced that work had begun to integrate Dow Corning’s business into the broader structure of The Dow Chemical Company. The integration activities include the merging of Dow Corning’s and Dow’s SAP/enterprise resource planning systems, product branding updates, legal entity changes and a new website.

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