Paint & Coatings, an international event bringing together the main companies working in the surface treatment and paint technology sector, will be held on 16 and 17 November at Fira Barcelona.

As a company specialised in developing machinery for manufacturing paint and related products, Oliver + Batlle will be present at the event, not only on the expo -where you can visit us at Stand 108-, but also at online events and webinars that will take place during the months leading up to the event. Let’s have a look at some of them.

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Viscosity, specific weight or colour are some of the characteristics specific to paint that must be controlled during the manufacturing process. Even if they have been previously determined during formulation, it is necessary to verify that the manufacturing process is correct and whether the desired result will be obtained once the paint is applied.

In this article we will analyse these fundamental characteristics that must be taken into account during the manufacturing process of paints. Read more


Dispersion is a key phase in paint manufacturing. When it comes to emulsified paints, for example, it is widely considered as the most important phase.

The goal in the dispersion phase is to cause most of the agglomerated pigments and fillers that are part of the formula to be stably separated as individual particles. Read more

granulometría en pinturas

This post provides an overview of the concept of grading and how important it is in the paint manufacturing process.

In the paint industry, the particle size of pigments and fillers that make up the formulas is of great importance, since it determines the characteristics of the final product such as the coverage, gloss or texture of a layer of paint. Read more

In 2010, Oliver and Batlle launched to the market the mixer-disperser of tronco-conical geometry Polimix DPS-ORC. This industrial dissolver has progressively gained an outstanding market position among the industrial machinery for new generation dispersion processes. Read more