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Brochure Download

Personal Care Brochure

Formulations Brochure

Coatings and Ink Brochure

Board and Packaging Brochure

Rubber Brochure

Kaolin Brochure - Performance Minerals USA Version

Kaolin Brochure - Paper European Version

Kaolin Brochure - Paper USA Version

Sell Sheets

Hydrite TS 90 Sell Sheet

Hydrite UF 90 Sell Sheet

NeoGen MX Sell Sheet

OpTiMax 0425 Sell Sheet

OpTiMax D Sell Sheet

Hydrite SB 60S Sell Sheet

Hydrite SB 100 Sell Sheet

PoleStar 450HP Sell Sheet

Contour Xtreme Sell Sheet

THERMA-PRINT 400 Sell Sheet

ETYPE Sell Sheet

Platinum Sell Sheet

Multi-Pigment for Paper Sell Sheet

Barrikote 1000 Sell Sheet


If you would like a copy of any of our documents below, then please contact us here

Technical Guides

Pigment & Coating Colour Preparation

Filler Concepts for Linerboard

Pigment Effects on Coating Strength

E-Type - Plates in the Extreme

Pigments for Matt Coating

Formulation Effects in LWC Offset

Coatings for Offset Lithography

Fillers for Newsprint

Capim™ Kaolin Applications

Topcoat Formulation Development


Advanced Rheology

Effect of Fillers on LWC

Print Mottle

Metered Size Press Coating

Flexographic Printing

Carboflex Coating Concepts

Film Press Pigmented Sizing

New Concepts for Barrier Coatings

Advance Rheology

Calcined Clay in LWC

Capim DG Applications

Carboflex Coating Concepts


Technical Papers

Recent Trends in Coating Pigment Use and Formulation Practice in Asia and Western Markets
2013, Tappi Japan 2013
Chris Nutbeem

Pigment Concepts for Multilayer Board Applications
2011, TAPPI Japan
Chris Nutbeem , Tony Hiorns and Etsuya Misawa*

Impact of Pigment Blend and Binder Level on the Structure and Printability of Coated Papers
January 2011, PaperCon
Chris Nutbeem, Benny Hallam and Tony Hiorns

Optimised Precoats for Multilayer Coating
2011, Presented at TAPPI 2011
Chris Nutbeem, Benny Hallam and Tony Hiorns

Can starch be used in topcoating?
October 2010, Presented at TAPPI Advanced Coating Fundamentals Symposium, Munich, October 2010
Dr Anthony Hiorns

Using thin-crystal engineered kaolins to enhance mechanical properties of coatings
September 2010, 2010 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry", Espoo, Finland

Structural optimization for broadband scattering in several ultra-thin white beetle scales
August 2010 / Vol. 49, No. 22 / APPLIED OPTICS
Stephen M. Luke, Benny T. Hallam and Peter Vukusic

Mineral filler solutions for cost and quality enhancement in graphic papers
PTS 2010
Per Svending, Chris Nutbeem & Ian Elliott

The Influence of Kaolin Aspect Ratio on Offset Printability
TAPPI PaperCon - 2010
Chris Nutbeem, Janet Preston, Anthony Hiorns & John Husband

Functional Precoats for Multilayer Coating
Asian PaperCon 2010
Chris Nutbeem & Benny Hallam

A study of in-plane and z-direction strength of coating layers with varying latex content
TAPPI Journal Dec 2007 p10 - 16
J.C. Husband, J.S. Preston, L.F. Gate, A. Storer and P. Creaton

An end to overcrowding - Hydrous kaolin optimises paint opacity by improving TiO2 spacing
David Stewart


Paper Test Guides & Print Test Guides

Are available on request.



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