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Publication numberEP0813911 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberEP19970810372
Publication date21 Apr 1999
Filing date12 Jun 1997
Priority date21 Jun 1996
Also published asCA2208119A1, CN1173522A, EP0813911A2
Publication number1997810372, 97810372, 97810372.9, EP 0813911 A3, EP 0813911A3, EP-A3-0813911, EP0813911 A3, EP0813911A3, EP19970810372, EP97810372
InventorsFranklin Roberts Hilfiker, Edward Ephraim Jaffe, Milton John Misogianes
ApplicantCiba Specialty Chemicals Holding Inc.
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Espacenet, EP Register
Finishes containing light interference pigments
EP 0813911 A3
This application discloses two-coat and three-coat automotive finishes, articles coated by an automotive finish and a process for their preparation wherein polychromism is achieved in the finish by incorporating an opaque, light interference pigment into the topcoat or a midcoat. The invention further relates to a coating composition which contains an opaque interference pigment at a pigment to binder ratio of less than 7/100.
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International ClassificationB05D7/14, B05D5/06, B05D7/24, B05D1/36, C09D5/00, C09D5/36, C09D5/29
Cooperative ClassificationB05D5/066
European ClassificationB05D5/06G3
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