Raw Material & Equipment

  • Netzsch introduces Omega for energy saving dispersing

    August 20, 2012
    Netzsch Grinding and Dispersing business unit recently unveiled its newest machine—the Omega Economic Dispersionizer—at the 2012 Achema Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany. In several sectors of the industry, successful dispersing, which is…


  • Ross offers tilted design double planetary mixers

    August 15, 2012
    Charles Ross and Son has introduced new double planetary mixers with a slightly tilted configuration for more effective and complete discharge of flowable products. Double planetary mixers are versatile equipment used in the preparation of pastes and…


  • Oxea launches two phthalate-free, low migration plasticizers

    August 15, 2012
    Oxea has launched its latest additions to the Oxsoft product range of phthalate-free and non-VOC plasticizers. Marketed under the names Oxsoft Duo 1 and Oxsoft Duo 2, the new products are specifically designed to help manufacturers tackle the challen…


  • Troy’s Powdermate EX2099 renamed 575FL

    August 15, 2012
    Troy Corporation announced that its performance powder coating additive formerly known as Powdermate EX2099 has been renamed Powdermate 575FL. The new name represents the next generation in flow and leveling, enabling the production of pigmented coat…


  • Cytonix offers FluoroPel PFC1740G fluorosurfactant for wood care products

    August 15, 2012
    Cytonix, LLC introduced its newest fluorosurfactant, FluoroPel PFC1740G. Designed to provide excellent flow, leveling, wetting and surface tension reduction to hydrocarbon-based solvent formulations, PFC1740G is an ideal additive for wood care produc…


  • Elementis launches DAPRO DF 5800F defoamer

    August 15, 2012
    Elementis has launched DAPRO DF 5800F, an aromatic-free, general purpose defoamer used in industrial solvent-borne coatings. It is suitable for aromatic-free applications. DAPRO DF 5800F prevents foaming caused by mechanical forces during mixing, pro…


  • Troy introduces new universal mar and slip additive

    July 24, 2012
    Troy Corporation has introduced the latest addition to its Z-Line of multifunctional, environmentally friendly performance additives—Troysol Z372. Z372 is a high performance universal mar and slip additive that improves the wetting of low surfa…


  • Elementis launches DAPRO DF 5800F defoamer

    July 24, 2012
    Elementis has launched DAPRO DF 5800F, an aromatic-free, general purpose defoamer used in industrial solvent-borne coatings. It is suitable for aromatic-free applications. DAPRO DF 5800F prevents foaming caused by mechanical forces during mixing, pro…


  • Momentive introduces Axilat HP8538

    July 24, 2012
    Momentive Specialty Chemicals has launched new Axilat HP8538 redispersible powder, for external insulation finishing systems. The new redispersible powder combines best-in-class performance and water resistance with an eco-friendly product profile, a…


  • Sartomer offers acrylic oligomer for UV/EB corrosion resistant and weatherable coatings

    July 24, 2012
    CN9030 is a new difunctional aliphatic urethane acrylate oligomer from Sartomer. It is designed for high-end UV/EB-cure coating applications - especially coatings for metal surfaces where resistance to yellowing and corrosion are required. CN9030 dem…


  • Evonik unveils Tego Airex 921 deaerator for UV-curable coatings

    July 24, 2012
    Evonik has launched Tego Airex 921, a deaerator that has been designed specifically for UV-curable printing inks and coatings for food packaging. The silicone-free product consists completely of raw materials compliant with the A list of Swiss Ordina…


  • Keystone bolsters product portfolio

    July 24, 2012
    Keystone has introduced a green and blue addition to its line of surfactant-based zero VOC pigment dispersions—210-415-22 NeroTint Blue and 410-407-22 NeroTint Green—formulated for the waterborne wood and concrete industries. The NeroTint…


  • Michelman launches low VOC Michem Wood Coating 75

    June 5, 2012
    Michem Wood Coating 75 from Michelman is a new water-based additive that penetrates wood surfaces and produces excellent water beading and anti-swell properties. When compared to uncoated wood, Michem Wood Coat 75 improves swell resistance by 80 perc…


  • BYK-P 9085 processing additive provides mold release and surface enhancing

    June 5, 2012
    BYK-P 9085 was developed for Low Profile and Class A SMC systems. It stabilizes the compound and improves flow behavior. Because of its mold-release properties, BYK-P 9085 replaces the traditional mold-release products the company said. BYK-P 9085 im…


  • Lubrizol unveils Carbocure 7000 liquid surface modifiers for wood coatings

    June 5, 2012
    The Lubrizol Corporation has introduced Carbocure 7000 to the wood coatings market. Carbocure 7000 is part of a new generation of liquid surface modifiers developed specifically to improve the performance and aesthetics of UV-coated wood products. Us…