Raw Material & Equipment

  • Cytec launches

    May 12, 2009
    Cytec launches APe-free surfactant Cytec Industries has launched a new APE-free product for use in emulsion polymerization, Aerosol EF-810 surfactant. The product is designed for use as a primary emulsifier for acrylic, vinyl-acrylic, styrene-acryli…


  • Eastman introduces Solus

    May 12, 2009
    Eastman introduces Solus performance additives Eastman Chemical Company offers Solus performance additives for VOC-compliant waterborne and high solids solventborne systems. Solus 2100 performance additive is designed to improve drying time and to op…


  • Ashland expands Derakane

    May 12, 2009
    Ashland expands Derakane epoxy vinyl ester resins Ashland Performance Materials has expanded its Derakane corrosion resistant epoxy vinyl ester resin line. In addition to industry-standard Derakane Momentum 411-350 resin and Derakane Momentum 510C-35…


  • Silberline introduce metallic

    May 12, 2009
    Silberline introduce metallic effect pigments for autos Silberline offers the Silver Star family of metallic effect pigments for automotive coatings. Silberline Silver Star pigments exhibit exceptional brilliance, expansive metallic travel and very s…


  • Sartomer introduces

    May 12, 2009
    Sartomer introduces SMA2021 Copolymer Sartomer Company has introduced SMA2021 copolymer, a styrene maleic anhydride copolymer that offers improved heat resistance without compromising water resistance, according to the company. SMA2021 can be used in…


  • Shepherd Color launches Black

    May 12, 2009
    Shepherd Color Company has introduced a new chromium-free, high-temperature, FDA approved pigment, Black 20F944. Jet black in color, Black 20F944 is made with a non-chromium formulation and is generally used in demanding high-temperature applications…


  • Ross introduces Skid Mounted

    April 14, 2009
    Ross introduces Skid Mounted static Mixing Systems Charles Ross and Son now offers complete skid mounted static mixing systems. The available mixer designs include the LPD, a low-pressure model typically used for low viscosity turbulent flow mixing o…


  • Cytec releases resins for

    April 14, 2009
    Cytec releases resins for refinishing and spot repair Cytec Industries has launched Ebecryl curing resins 8412, 8501 and 8309. This family of resins is designed for low energy curable applications such as automotive end of line spot repair. These fl…


  • Fischer Technology offers

    April 14, 2009
    Fischer Technology offers coatings thickness gauges Fischer Technology offers a complete range of hand held coating thickness gauges suitable for measurements of paint, powder coating, plating and anodize. These gauges measure over ferrous, non-ferro…


  • vertec biosolvents

    April 14, 2009
    vertec biosolvents introduces ELSOL Vertec Biosolvents, Inc., a manufacturer of custom blends of biosolvents based primarily on ethyl lactate, fatty acid methyl esters, d-limonene and ethanol, has introduced the Elsol product line. Elsol is a line o…


  • Sartomer offers three

    April 14, 2009
    Sartomer offers three polyester acrylate oligomers Sartomer Company has introduced CN2261LV, CN2264 and CN2282 acrylate oligomers with good cure rates and abrasion resistance. CN2261LV was developed for UV-curable wood coating applications, where ha…


  • Dow introduces Ecosurf EH surfactant

    April 14, 2009
    The Dow Chemical Company has added three new surfactants to the Ecosurf brand of surfactants. Ecosurf EH-3, 6 and 9 surfactants are a new generation of high performance, readily biodegradable surfactants. They are designed for use in paint and coatin…


  • Multifunctional Additives

    March 12, 2009
    Multifunctional Additives for Aqueous Coatings BYK has launched BYK-3520 and BYK-3521, new multifunctional additives that combine good flow and defoaming properties, helping to eliminate surface defects. BYK-3520 and BYK-3521 both offer substrate we…


  • BASF Launches

    March 12, 2009
    BASF Launches 2-Propylheptyl Acrylate BASF is expanding its portfolio of specialty monomers and launching its new product 2-propylheptyl acrylate (2-PHA). This is a new raw material and building block for functional polymers. 2-PHA belongs to the gr…


  • Cytec offers modified UV epoxy acrylate for metal coatings

    March 12, 2009
    Cytec offers modified UV epoxy acrylate for metal coatings Cytec Industries Inc. has launched the Ebecryl 3300 resin, a new modified UV epoxy acrylate for metal coatings. UV/EB curable coatings containing the Ebecryl 3300 resin demonstrate high react…