Raw Material & Equipment

  • New Coatings Adhesion Tester from SEMicro

    May 24, 2013
    The SEMicro Division of M.E. Taylor Engineering Inc. launched a series of ne coatings adhesion testers to be released in 2013. The first model to be marketed is the P.A.T.T.i.  – K. The “K” is available in three ranges up to 4…


  • Sliding Friction Testing From Brookfield Engineering

    May 22, 2013
    Brookfield Engineering has introduced the TA-SFJ Sliding Friction Jig which measures the coefficient of friction (COF) between two materials by sliding them against each other. One material is affixed to the base plate of the test fixture while the o…


  • UL-rated Stainless Steel Control Panels from Ross SysCon

    May 21, 2013
    Ross SysCon, a worldwide supplier of process control and automation systems, builds UL-rated stainless steel control panels of virtually any size or complexity. Shown is a Single Axis Control System in a NEMA-4X stainless steel enclosure for soft st…


  • Solvay Novecare Introduces Fentamine Fatty and Fentacare Specialty Amines

    May 20, 2013
    Solvay Novecare has added a broad portfolio of fatty and specialty amines to enhance its existing catalog of paint and coatings additives. The expanded offering includes two additional product ranges - Fentamine fatty amines and Fentacare specialty…


  • Lubrizol Unveils Solsperse M Series of Hyperdispersants for Industrial Coatings

    May 20, 2013
    The Lubrizol Corporation has launched the Solsperse M Series, a family of  hyperdispersants for multimedia colorants. The Solsperse M Series is designed to deliver broad compatibility to colorants for solventborne industrial coatings. The Solspe…


  • Eastman Introduces a Line of Low Volatile Pure Monomer Resins

    May 20, 2013
    Eastman Chemical Company has introduced a new line of low volatile pure monomer resins including: Kristalex 5140LV, Kristalex 3115LV, Kristalex 3100LV and Plastolyn 290LV. The new low volatile pure monomer resin brands will continue to offer the gre…


  • Clariant launches Dispersogen PL 30/40

    April 11, 2013
    Clariant is celebrating the global marketing launch of its Dispersogen PL - range of dispersing agents for waterborne pigment preparations. Aimed at organic pigments and carbon blacks, the new dispersants give architectural coatings extra brightness…


  • Clariant Hostavin Additives for Waterborne Coatings

    April 9, 2013
    Clariant has introduced Hostavin light stabilizer solutions to make waterborne coatings the new high-performance and more environmentally-oriented option for exterior protective applications, previously an exclusive area of solventborne systems. Clar…


  • Evonik Introduces Dynapol Terra, a Bio-based Binder System for Organic Coil Coatings

    April 5, 2013
    Evonik Industries has developed a new product range of polyester resins for coil coating primers and topcoats to market maturity under the established Dynapol brand. Dynapol Terra is based on renewable raw materials, which sets it apart from other bi…


  • Clariant Launches POS Color Dispenser Machines

    April 2, 2013
    Clariant has launched the first compact color dispenser to allow simultaneous dispensing of up to six colors at a time. Clariant’s machine is one of two new innovative prototypes offering performance and productivity benefits to retailers, acco…


  • Ross Offers R&D and Pilot-Scale Mixers

    April 1, 2013
    Ross manufactures a wide range of bench-top mixers for R&D and pilot-scale requirements, with many selections for multi-viscosity processing, dry solid-solid blending, powder wet-out, inline (continuous) mixing, agitated vacuum drying, homogeniza…


  • Huber Announces Affiliation With Pinfa-NA

    April 1, 2013
    Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announced its participation in Pinfa-NA (Phosphorus, Inorganic and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association-North America). Based in Califon, NJ, Pinfa-NA was formed by leaders in the fla…


  • Excelitas Technologies Introduces New UV LED Light Module

    April 1, 2013
    Excelitas Technologies announced the launch of CurX, the company’s first UV LED solution for the printing and curing industry. CurX is well suited for demanding applications such as digital ink printing, screen printing, flexo printing, offset…


  • Sartomer Introduces CN9062 Dual-Cure Oligomer

    April 1, 2013
    Sartomer USA, LLC, now offers CN9062, a liquid high-functionality oligomer that brings significant scratch resistance to demanding coatings applications. This oligomer imparts excellent hardness to protective coatings for automotive surfaces, plastic…


  • TAICROS Crosslinking Additive Gives Chemical Resistance to Coatings

    April 1, 2013
    Evonik Industries is now bringing on to the market the successful TAICROS crosslinking booster. As an additive in UV-curable clear coatings, TAICROS ensures chemical resistance and improved mechanical properties. Market demand is growing for eco-frie…