Raw Material & Equipment

  • 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…


  • 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 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…


  • 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 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…


  • 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…


  • Sachtleben launches functionalized barium sulfate powder coating

    November 10, 2011
    Sachtleben, the synthetic barium sulfates specialist, has introduced for powder coating producers a functionalized barium sulfate—Sachtoperse EP. Sachtleben's special barium sulfate particles are inert, and are less abrasive than the extend…


  • Hydrite Advanced Resins introduces new epoxy resins

    November 10, 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 grade…


  • Momentive introduces odor-free technology for UV curable coatings

    November 10, 2011
    Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has introduced a technology that offers the use of odor-free UV curable release coatings for sensitive applications where odor may not be acceptable to end-users. The new SilForce products can be considered for ap…


  • Croda launches Zephrym PD 4974 for iron oxide pigments

    November 10, 2011
    Croda has introduced Zephrym PD 4974, a low-VOC, high performance polymeric dispersant specially designed for iron oxide pigments. A key advantage of Zephrym PD 4974 is its ability to provide formulation stability in systems containing iron oxide pig…


  • Cytec launches Resydrol AY 6705 resin

    November 10, 2011
    Cytec Industries, Inc., has introduced Resydrol AY 6705, a waterborne acrylic modified alkyd resin with 44 percent solid content that was designed to extend durability with its penetration for timber substrates. It is ideal for feeding and protecting…


  • 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…


  • Cornelius offers Rheolate 299 polyether PUR thickener

    October 12, 2011
    Cornelius offers Rheolate 299, a highly efficient and strongly shearing thinning associative thickener. It is a polyether polyurethane thickener for aqueous industrial and decorative, pigmented and clear coating systems. Rheolate 299 is a highly effi…


  • Elementis offers Nuosperse 9850 polymeric dispersing agent

    October 12, 2011
    Elementis Specialties has introduced NUOSPERSE 9850 for the Americas solventborne industrial coatings markets. Nuosperse 9850 is a polymeric dispersing agent with superior pigment wetting resulting in increased color strength and excellent compatibil…