Raw Material & Equipment

  • Hockmeyer Granted 5th Patent on Immersion Milling

    February 8, 2010
    Hockmeyer Equipment has received notice that it’s fifth patent covering immersion mill enhancement has been granted by the U.S. government. Patent Number 7,559,493 covers the deterrence of wear at a bearing construct in a basket media mill. The…


  • Netzsch's zeta RS bead mill available for U.S. testing

    February 8, 2010
    Netzsch Fine Particle Technology’s latest Zeta RS stirred media mill is now installed in its Exton, PA-based technical laboratory and is available for testing. The updated Zeta RS is equipped with an advanced media separation system and improve…


  • Arkema offers New Rilsan grades for Outdoor Furniture

    February 8, 2010
    Arkema has consolidated its Rilsan powder product range with new grades specifically adapted to the coating of outdoor furniture, so as to respond to stricter requirements in coastal areas, or in regions with extreme weather conditions. Arkema has de…


  • Cognis launches Dehydran 2293 defoamer

    January 11, 2010
    Cognis has launched Dehydran 2293, a new highly efficient defoamer that is VOC-free for mid-range to high-end paint formulations. Dehydran 2293 is a universal and easy to handle defoamer that is suitable for both architectural and industrial paint an…


  • Cytec launches Tannin Blocking emulsion for wood coatings

    January 11, 2010
    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Duroxyn VEF 2406 barrier primer and Duroxyn EF 2107 liquid coating resins. These products represent a new technology for effective tannin blocking coatings without the use of reactive pigments. These resins provide…


  • Celanese Emulsions introduces Mowilith LDM 1865

    January 11, 2010
    Celanese Emulsion Polymers has introduced Mowilith LDM 1865, a new vinyl acetate/ethylene (VAE) emulsion designed for low VOC, exterior masonry facade  paint and plasters. Mowilith LDM 1865 is designed to offer a low VOC alternative for exterior…


  • Dow Corning offers 55N Additive

    January 11, 2010
    Dow Corning has introduced Dow Corning 55N Additive, a performance-enhancing additive that brings excellent abrasion resistance, leveling and slip to clear and pigmented paints, coatings and inks without generating excessive foam or compromising the…


  • Atlas Offers Fluorescent Weathering Device

    January 11, 2010
    Atlas has launched a new fluorescent, UV testing device for accelerated weathering. The Atlas UVTest has been designed for economical weathering testing, offering easy to use features including touch screen operation and control, pre-programmed and c…


  • Advanced polymer introduces API-278 Stain Blocking polish

    January 11, 2010
    Advanced Polymer, Inc. has introduced API-278 stain blocking polish. API-278 is a water-based hybrid resin system that provides deep penetrating, high gloss, stain resistant finish for new densified concrete surfaces, according to the company. API-27…


  • Sun Chemical Introduces Polymer Encapsulated Aluminum Pigments

    January 11, 2010
    Sun Chemical Performance Pigments launched its line of new Polymer Encapsulated Aluminum Pigments into the Chinese market for use in consumer electronics, automotive trim and other single coat applications that require a high level of acid and base r…


  • Silberline introduces SILBERCOTE AQ STAR

    January 11, 2010
    Silberline’s new Silbercoate AQ Star inhibited aluminum pigments are designed for use in automotive OEM and refinish waterborne coatings systems. Silica is deposited onto the surface of the aluminum flake producing a family of pigments with gas…


  • Cognis launches Dehydran 2293 defoamer

    January 11, 2010
    Cognis has launched Dehydran 2293, a new highly efficient defoamer that is VOC-free for mid-range to high-end paint formulations. Dehydran 2293 is a universal and easy to handle defoamer that is suitable for both architectural and industrial paint an…


  • Cytec launches Tannin Blocking emulsion for wood coatings

    January 11, 2010
    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Duroxyn VEF 2406 barrier primer and Duroxyn EF 2107 liquid coating resins. These products represent a new technology for effective tannin blocking coatings without the use of reactive pigments. These resins provide…


  • Celanese Emulsions introduces Mowilith LDM 1865

    January 11, 2010
    Celanese Emulsion Polymers has introduced Mowilith LDM 1865, a new vinyl acetate/ethylene (VAE) emulsion designed for low VOC, exterior masonry facade  paint and plasters. Mowilith LDM 1865 is designed to offer a low VOC alternative for exterior…


  • Dow Corning offers 55N Additive

    January 11, 2010
    Dow Corning has introduced Dow Corning 55N Additive, a performance-enhancing additive that brings excellent abrasion resistance, leveling and slip to clear and pigmented paints, coatings and inks without generating excessive foam or compromising the…