Raw Material & Equipment

  • BYK introduces CarboBYK 9810 CNT dispersion; BYK 1710 defoamer

    April 19, 2012
    BYK has launched its first CNT dispersion. Carbon nanotubes provide unique features such as high electrical and thermal conductivity, as well as good mechanical properties. CarboBYK 9810 is an easy-to-pour, homogenous liquid that facilitates correct…


  • Elementis launches Rheolate 150 rheological additive for waterborne decorative coatings

    April 19, 2012
    Elementis has introduced Rheolate 150 rheological additive, a cost effective and versatile alkali swellable thickener in an easy to use emulsion form designed to provide excellent low shear viscosity build. It is very cost effective in medium to high…


  • Emerald Specialties launches Lucida Colors EC dispersions

    April 19, 2012
    Emerald Specialties has introduced a new family of UV-curable colorants for printing and coatings applications launched under the Lucida Colors brand. The new product family, known as Lucida Colors EC, is designed for energy-curable (EC) systems and…


  • Phoseon Technology delivers smaller, lighter LED curing lamps

    March 22, 2012
    Phoseon Technology introduces a new design for the FireFly FF200 25x20mm and 50x20mm UV LED curing products. This new 4W/cm² air-cooled product provides an ideal solution for customers by providing a small body frame for full cure applications a…


  • Emerald Specialties launches Lucida Colors EC dispersions

    March 21, 2012
    Emerald Specialties has introduced a new family of UV-curable colorants for printing and coatings applications launched under the Lucida Colors brand. The new product family, known as Lucida Colors EC, is designed for energy-curable (EC) systems and…


  • Cytec offers eco-friendly epoxy dispersion

    March 19, 2012
    Cytec Industries Inc. now offers a new solvent-free waterborne epoxy dispersion that allows for formulating very low VOC systems for topcoat and primer applications on metal and concrete. The Beckopox EP 2384w/57WA resin, has been specifically develo…


  • Emerald Specialties introduces Verdis dispersions product line

    March 15, 2012
    Emerald Specialties has introduced a new family of in-plant colorants to meet the demand for more environmentally friendly architectural and industrial coatings. The product line, launched under a new Verdis brand, offers a full-color palette of disp…


  • Newly improved gearbox design of Ross Planetary Mixers

    March 12, 2012
    Ross Planetary Mixers are now offered with newly improved sealed and purged gearbox assemblies for sensitive applications requiring the tightest protection against contamination. Pictured are Ross 40-gallon Double Planetary Mixers designed for high-…


  • Phoseon Technology launches FirePower family of products

    March 7, 2012
    Phoseon Technology has introduced the FirePower family of UV LED curing products. The FirePower products are high performance water-cooled LED curing lamps offering either 12W/cm2 or 16W/cm2 peak irradiance. The company said these products offer adva…


  • Cytec launches new dispersion for field applied matte floor coatings

    March 5, 2012
    Cytec Industries Inc. has introduced a new high performance acrylated polyurethane dispersion for UV curable field applied matte coatings on wood, vinyl and vinyl composition tile (VCT). Ucecoat 7891 dispersion allows for the development of low gloss…


  • Biolin Scientific launches Theta QC for quality control measurement

    March 2, 2012
    Attension has introduced Theta QC, a portable contact angle meter for quality control measurements of paints, coatings and coating processes that enables quick and scientific control of coating and substrate homogeneity, wettability, adhesion, surfac…


  • RAHN launches Genomer 1119 and 1121M

    February 28, 2012
    RAHN has expanded its range of specialty monomers with two new reactive diluents—Genomer 1119 and Genomer 1121M. Both products are acrylic acid ester and are recommended for radiation curable inks, coatings and adhesives. Genomer 1119 is 4-tert…


  • Ross expands static mixers inventory

    February 27, 2012
    Charles Ross & Son Company has expanded its inventory of Low Pressure Drop (LPD/LLPD) and Interfacial Surface Generators (ISG) Static Mixers to meet customer demand. Many popular sizes are now available from stock to just two weeks from receipt o…


  • Shimadzu offers Universal Testing Machines direct to UK customers

    February 27, 2012
    For the first time Shimadzu UK Ltd. is making the company’s portfolio of Universal Testing Machines available directly to the UK market via the company’s Customer Evaluation Facility in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Founded in Japan, S…


  • New Powder Flow Pro v1.2 from Brookfield

    February 23, 2012
    Brookfield Engineering has released the new Powder Flow Pro v1.2, an updated version of Brookfield’s automated software used to control its Powder Flow Tester. The Brookfield PFT Powder Flow Tester provides analysis of powder flow behavior in i…