Raw Material & Equipment

  • 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…


  • New Michem Flex P2300 Extrusion Coating Primer for converters promotes strong adhesion

    February 23, 2012
    Michem Flex P2300 is a new extrusion coating primer from Michelman that produces strong adhesion between extruded resins, and paper and film substrates. It is effective at thin coat weights—just 0.04 dry gsm—and is designed for paper and…


  • Troy introduces two new high performance defoamers for aqueous systems

    February 15, 2012
    Troy Corporation has introduced two new defoamers—Troykyd D742 and D745. The two new defoamers offer a cost-effective solution to foam-related issues across many applications said the company. For example D742 and D745 are touted to provide exc…


  • Bayer MaterialScience launches two-component, polyurethane waterborne technology for sealers

    February 15, 2012
    One of the fastest growing market segments in the concrete flooring arena is sealers for decorative and polished concrete surfaces. There is a need in this market for a more durable, longer lasting product said Bayer MaterialScience LLC, which has de…


  • Troy introduces next generation wetting and adhesion additive

    February 15, 2012
    Troy Corporation has introduced Troysol PWA, a next generation wetting and adhesion promoter intended for dry-mix products. Troysol PWA improves adhesion to substrates and enhances pull-off strength. Ideal for cement-based adhesives, EIFS adhesives,…


  • Evonik Coating Additives offers reference guide

    February 15, 2012
    Evonik has published a free reference guide, “The Pocket Tego,” which contains information to assist formulators in their development of improved products for the coatings and printing ink industries. The 144-page pocket-sized guide is a…


  • Huntsman launches epoxy curing agent XTA-801

    February 15, 2012
    Huntsman has launched XTA-801, a highly reactive fast cure cycloaliphatic amine used at low and ambient temperatures. Developed as a potential alternative to IPDA (isophorone diamine) and 1,3-BAC (1,3 bis-aminomethyl cyclohexane). With a gel time of…


  • New Ross laboratory Ribbon/Paddle Blender

    February 13, 2012
    Ross has introduced a new Ribbon Blender Model, the 42NSD-1S, a multi-purpose unit equipped with interchangeable double ribbon and paddle agitators. With a maximum working capacity of one cubic foot, the 42NSD-1S is ideal for most laboratory and pilo…