Raw Material & Equipment

  • Albodur 955 VP: A new 100% polyol

    March 15, 2011
    Alberdingk Boley has expanded the Albodur product line of 100 percent PU-Polyols based on renewable resources with the new Albodur 955 VP. This binder is particularly designed for cross-linking with aliphatic polyisocyanates. Application areas are in…


  • Protex International launches Synthro-Pon S 596 and 602

    March 15, 2011
    French company Protex International has introduced Synthro-Pon S 596 and S 602, new polymeric wetting and dispersing agents for pigments in high quality solventborne coatings. Both are produced at the Synthron plant in Loire, France. Synthro-Pon S 59…


  • Baltimore Innovations launches new Supasil powders

    March 15, 2011
    Baltimore Innovations has expanded its range of rheological additives with the launch of its Supasil powders. The new fumed silica powders are designed to thicken products, which have low viscosity. However, they are extremely versatile, and can also…


  • Union Process builds its first C-20 Continuous Attritor

    March 15, 2011
    The C series Continuous Attritor uses one-eighth to three-eighth inch grinding media. The C-20 Attritor is designed for applications that require continuous production of large quantities of material. It is a low maintenance, high efficiency mill des…


  • Konica Minolta Sensing launches FD-Series Spectrodensitometers

    March 15, 2011
    Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA) has launched in the U.S. its new FD-Series Spectrodensitometers for the digital imaging market. The new FD-Series Spectrodensitometers will come in two models—the FD-5 and FD-7. Both will be lightwei…


  • Bayer MaterialScience launches bio-based solution for self-leveling coatings

    February 11, 2011
    Bayer MaterialScience has launched Des mophen 1150 polyester resin and Desmodur VL technologies for self-leveling floors. Desmophen 1150 polyester resin and Desmodur VL technologies are appropriate for a variety of applications requiring a seamless f…


  • Cytec offers Ebecryl 4858 aliphatic urethane acrylate

    February 11, 2011
    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Ebecryl 4858 aliphatic urethane acrylate for UV/EB cured films and plastics. Ebecryl 4858 is well suited for applications where flexibility and toughness are required together with good chemical and abrasion resista…


  • Silberline introduces liquid metal effect pigments

    February 11, 2011
    Silberline has introduced Sparkle Silver Ultra liquid metal (LM) effect pigments. According to the company, the pigments produce a brilliant sheen with no visible particles and provide the appearance of pure metals such as brushed aluminum, polished…


  • Cognis offers two new FoamStar defoamers

    January 20, 2011
    To help meet consumers’ demands for green and high-performance premium flat paints, Cognis has launched two new defoamers: FoamStar EF 20 and FoamStar EF 22. The two new defoamers represent a breakthrough in defoaming efficiency with very low V…


  • Cytec introduces UV curable PUD for wood and plastic

    January 20, 2011
    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Ucecoat 7710, an innovative new aliphatic UV-PUD resin for high gloss mirror effect. Due to this characteristic, this material opens new possibilities for clear topcoats on wood furniture and plastic substrates, acc…


  • Silberline introduces APL-12243 inhibited aluminum pigment

    January 20, 2011
    Silberline has launched APL-12243 inhibited aluminum pigment designed specifically for use in waterborne attic barrier coatings. This innovative and cost effective product has been created to maximize the radiant barrier properties of coatings applie…


  • Elementis offers TINT-AYD AQ colorants and tinting system

    January 20, 2011
    Elementis Specialties now offers Tint-Ayd AQ colorants and Tinting System. This latest generation tinting system is available as ready-made colorants and comes with a unique flexibility that allows customers to make the Tint-Ayd AQ colorants themselv…


  • Songwon launches new additive formulations

    January 20, 2011
    Songwon, an additives supplier to the polymer industry, has developed a new and innovative range of high heat, low color distortation, and low emission additive formulations for thermoplastics which deliver significant benefits to compounders, molder…


  • Celanese Debuts EcoVAE 501 and Avicor Emulsions for Architectural Coatings

    December 21, 2010
    New emulsions help paint manufacturers balance performance, marketing and economic goals.


  • Chartwell Launches New Adhesion Promoters

    December 14, 2010
    Chartwell International, Inc. has launched three new adhesion promoters supplied as solutions in PEG 300 (polyethylene glycol oligomer having molecular weight range 280-320). These new materials (F Series) show greater ease of incorporation in solven…