Raw Material & Equipment

  • DSM powder coating resins launches Uralac Veranda P 542

    September 15, 2010
    DSM Powder Coating Resins has expanded its portfolio of polyester resins for epoxy-free coatings with a new resin in its Uralac Veranda polyester resins range. The new Uralac Veranda P 542 features excellent flow in highly filled coatings and improve…


  • Lubrizol launches Turboset Ultra Pro

    September 15, 2010
    Lubrizol has launched Turboset Ultra Pro self-crosslinking waterborne polyurethane dispersion for use in wood coatings. A one-component product, Turboset Ultra Pro dispersion contains a polymer and crosslinker in one package and delivers all the perf…


  • Lubrizol Launches Permax 805 Vinylidene Chloride Emulsion

    September 9, 2010
    The Lubrizol Corporation has introduced Permax 805 vinylidene chloride emulsion.


  • ISP Launches SunCare TopCoat Additive

    May 1, 2010
    The Performance Chemicals business of International Specialty Products (ISP) has introduced a new technology for protecting the integrity of coatings from damage caused by UV radiation. SunCare TopCoat technology is based on nano-scale emulsions of U…


  • DSM Powder Coating Resins Launches Two New Resins

    May 1, 2010
    DSM Powder Coating Resins has introduced two new resins that provide improvements on several properties of dry blend powder. Cus­tomers’ demand for matt finishes has led DSM to develop a resin system which combines good mechanical propert…


  • Datacolor Introduces Select Kit Color Matching System

    May 1, 2010
    Datacolor has recently introduced the Datacolor Select Kit, a new tool for retail paint and home décor outlets to provide customers with a computer-aided color matching system. Datacolor Select Kit offers the following system features: color m…


  • Atlas Introduces New Accessories for UVTest

    May 1, 2010
    Atlas Material Testing Solutions has introduced three accessories to its UVTest fluorescent/UV condensation instrument. UView data acquisition software for the UVTest features remote monitoring capabilities and automatic configuration to user’s…


  • Air Products Offers Three New Defoamers

    May 1, 2010
    Air Products has introduced three new defoamers for the coatings, graphic arts and adhesive markets. These new defoamers are engineered to be alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE)-free and offer long-lasting foam control and defect-free surfaces. Surfynol DF-…


  • Tego Twin 4100 for Waterborne Coatings

    April 6, 2010
    Tego Twin 4100 utilizes siloxane Gemini technology and helps formulators raise the performance of waterborne coatings. Tego Twin 4100 effectively lowers surface tension and improves wetting and flow even at very low concentrations, according to the c…


  • Evonik Introduces EXP 3600 Matting Agent

    April 6, 2010
    Evonik Industries has expanded its Acematt range of matting agents with the addition of EXP 3600. Ths silica-based matting agent is suitable for use in UV-cured coatings, thanks to its special surface configuration, according to the company. EXP 3600…


  • Paliocrom Brilliant Orange From BASF

    April 6, 2010
    Paliocrom Brilliant Orange L 2850 is the first of a new generation of effect pigments from BASF. Exceptional brilliance and ultra-high chroma enable the creation of novel designs in the orange to red shade area, according to the company. This innovat…


  • Rhodia Introduces Rhodoline OTE Additives

    April 6, 2010
    Rhodia has introduced Rhodoline OTE, APE-free and zero-VOC additives that extend waterborne coating open time two to four fold and enables the formulation of highly performing low- to zero-VOC coatings. This low odor eco-friendly solution has been de…


  • Ashland offers APEO-Free Additives in Middle East

    April 6, 2010
    Ashland Aqualon Functional In­gredients has introduced to the Middle East a new and expanded portfolio of alkylphenolethoxylate-free (APEO-free) specialty additives for improving gloss, leveling, color development, freeze-thaw stability and consi…


  • Rockwood Pigments Expands Solaplex Range

    April 6, 2010
    Rockwood Pigments recently launched its latest addition to the Solaplex range of pigments for coatings and plastics. The new Solaplex Bright Orange 34H1004 grade was developed as a result of the need for a red-shade orange high performance pigment. T…


  • Jaygo Offers Altern Mill

    April 6, 2010
    The Jaygo Altern Mill, a new ultra-fine grinding batch mill, offers superior technology with high quality results by allowing the mixing and grinding in one operation, according to the company. The Altern Mill is a safe, clean, closed system design…