Raw Material & Equipment

  • JDSU introduces high performance and cost effective pigment

    November 10, 2011
    JDSU has introduced a new light-diffractive pigment called SpectraFlair Plus 25, a cost competitive solution that provides dramatic effects for products in the automotive, sporting goods, apparel, electronics and product packaging industries. Coating…


  • Dow Corning unveils superwetting silicon additives for waterborne and UV coatings

    November 10, 2011
    Formulators of waterborne and UV coatings can now consistently achieve good spreading and wetting - even at low addition levels - thanks to a new family of Dow Corning brand superwetting additives effective on difficult-to-wet substrates such as wood…


  • Emerald Group introduces zero-VOC Foam Blast 4201

    November 10, 2011
    Emerald Performance Materials Specialties Group has launched a new zero-VOC foam control agent–Foam Blast 4201–to meet the performance challenges of today's more environmentally conscious waterborne architectural and industrial coatin…


  • Dow introduces next generation of catalyst technology

    November 10, 2011
    The Dow Chemical Company has introduced Consista C601 polypropylene, the first 6th generation Ziegler Natta catalyst. Consista C601 is a non-phthalate based catalyst system with broad applicability and advantaged capability to produce high performanc…


  • BASF offers Efka 2010 high efficiency defoamer

    November 10, 2011
    BASF has further strengthened its portfolio of high performance defoamers for industrial coating applications with Efka 2010. The new silicone-free defoamer marks the latest addition to this product class and is suited for use in a wide range of solv…


  • Dow Microbial Control introduces Bio-Pruf antimicrobial

    November 10, 2011
    Dow Microbial Control, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company, has introduced Bio-Pruf to the materials preservation market. Bio-Pruf is a technology that provides long-lasting antimicrobial protection to different end-use products, including p…


  • Hamamatsu introduces deuterium light source units with ultrahigh brightness

    November 10, 2011
    Hamamatsu's L11798 and L11799 deuterium light source units offer ultrahigh brightness and ease of use for a wide variety of UV applications such as semiconductor inspection, film thickness measurement, UV-visible spectroscopy, and environmental a…


  • Esstech launches Exothane Elastomers

    October 19, 2011
    Esstech, Inc. has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of Exothane Elastomers. Representing the most recent advances in Esstech's urethane chemistry, these versatile materials offer performance enhancements across a broad range of…


  • Esstech launches Exothane Elastomers

    Esstech launches Exothane Elastomers

    October 19, 2011
    Esstech, Inc. has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of Exothane Elastomers. Representing the most recent advances in Esstech's urethane chemistry, these versatile materials offer performance enhancements across a broad range of…


  • Hydrite Advanced Resins introduces new epoxy resins

    October 14, 2011
    Hydrite Advanced Resins, LLC (HAR) introduced two new epoxy resins for a wide range of composites, coatings and adhesive applications at the recent 2011 Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) annual meeting in Niagara Falls, Canada. Two grad…


  • Hydrite Advanced Resins introduces new epoxy resins

    October 14, 2011
    Hydrite Advanced Resins, LLC (HAR) introduced two new epoxy resins for a wide range of composites, coatings and adhesive applications at the recent 2011 Thermoset Resin Formulators Association (TRFA) annual meeting in Niagara Falls, Canada. Two grad…


  • Charles Ross & Son offers dual shaft mixers

    October 12, 2011
    Charles Ross & Son Company offers Ross Dual-Shaft Mixers, which are ideal for processing pastes, gels, suspensions, slurries and other viscous formulations. Composed of two independently driven agitators working in tandem, this system is designed…


  • Phoseon Technology introduces UV LED lamps with 16W/cm2 peak irradiance

    October 12, 2011
    Phoseon Technology has introduced the FirePower product family with three curing length options, a 150x20 mm, a 225x20mm, and a 300x20mm solution. The water-cooled FirePower family allows new applications in the wide-format digital segment while also…


  • Spectronics Corp. launches the Maxima ML-3500C UV lamp

    October 12, 2011
    Spectronics Corporation has introduced the Maxima ML-3500C UV lamp designed to cut the time it takes to cure adhesives, coatings, inks, epoxies, resins, printed circuit boards, plastics and other materials. The lamp produces a nominal steady-state UV…


  • Konica Minolta Sensing Americas releases new upgrade to SpectraMagic NX color quality control software

    October 12, 2011
    Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA) has released version 2.10 of SpectraMagic NX Color Quality Control Software. SpectraMagic NX is designed for the inspection and quality control of color from incoming raw materials to process production th…