Raw Material & Equipment

  • Cognis launches Dehydran 2293 defoamer

    January 11, 2010
    Cognis has launched Dehydran 2293, a new highly efficient defoamer that is VOC-free for mid-range to high-end paint formulations. Dehydran 2293 is a universal and easy to handle defoamer that is suitable for both architectural and industrial paint an…


  • Cytec launches Tannin Blocking emulsion for wood coatings

    January 11, 2010
    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Duroxyn VEF 2406 barrier primer and Duroxyn EF 2107 liquid coating resins. These products represent a new technology for effective tannin blocking coatings without the use of reactive pigments. These resins provide…


  • Celanese Emulsions introduces Mowilith LDM 1865

    January 11, 2010
    Celanese Emulsion Polymers has introduced Mowilith LDM 1865, a new vinyl acetate/ethylene (VAE) emulsion designed for low VOC, exterior masonry facade  paint and plasters. Mowilith LDM 1865 is designed to offer a low VOC alternative for exterior…


  • Dow Corning offers 55N Additive

    January 11, 2010
    Dow Corning has introduced Dow Corning 55N Additive, a performance-enhancing additive that brings excellent abrasion resistance, leveling and slip to clear and pigmented paints, coatings and inks without generating excessive foam or compromising the…


  • Atlas Offers Fluorescent Weathering Device

    January 11, 2010
    Atlas has launched a new fluorescent, UV testing device for accelerated weathering. The Atlas UVTest has been designed for economical weathering testing, offering easy to use features including touch screen operation and control, pre-programmed and c…


  • Advanced polymer introduces API-278 Stain Blocking polish

    January 11, 2010
    Advanced Polymer, Inc. has introduced API-278 stain blocking polish. API-278 is a water-based hybrid resin system that provides deep penetrating, high gloss, stain resistant finish for new densified concrete surfaces, according to the company. API-27…


  • Sun Chemical Introduces Polymer Encapsulated Aluminum Pigments

    January 11, 2010
    Sun Chemical Performance Pigments launched its line of new Polymer Encapsulated Aluminum Pigments into the Chinese market for use in consumer electronics, automotive trim and other single coat applications that require a high level of acid and base r…


  • Silberline introduces SILBERCOTE AQ STAR

    January 11, 2010
    Silberline’s new Silbercoate AQ Star inhibited aluminum pigments are designed for use in automotive OEM and refinish waterborne coatings systems. Silica is deposited onto the surface of the aluminum flake producing a family of pigments with gas…


  • Union Process flexible design SD-50 Attritor

    June 16, 2009
    Union Process, a manufacturer of size reduction and dispersing equipment, has produced a new batch-type attritor that offers multiple benefits to the customer by allowing wet or dry grinding and the interchangeability of different tank sizes on one m…


  • Cytec launches energy

    June 16, 2009
    Cytec launches energy curable epoxides Cytec Industries has launched UVACURE curing resins 1500 and 1550. This family of products is designed for energy curable applications where low shrinkage upon curing is critical for adhesion to difficult subs…


  • Eliokem introduces

    June 16, 2009
    Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30 Eliokem has introduced Pliotec CR30 acrylic copolymer designed specifically for high performance less than 50 g/L VOC garage floor coatings. Pliotec CR 30 allows the formulation of freeze/thaw stable coatings. This r…


  • BYK-Chemie offers

    June 16, 2009
    BYK-Chemie offers polyester-modified silicone BYK-Chemie has launched BYK-313 polyester-modified silicone for use is solventborne systems. BYK-313 is free of HAPs and aromatic solvents. The additive shows a strong reduction of surface tension, high…


  • ISP launches three new

    June 16, 2009
    ISP launches three new wood protection products International Specialty Products (ISP) has launched three new products to its SunCare Lignin Protection line. These UV protection products stabilize the primary lignin in the wood, representing a firs…


  • Dow releases Ecosurf eh

    June 16, 2009
    Dow releases Ecosurf eh specialty surfactant brochure The Dow Polyglycols and Surfactants business has introduced a new brochure to complement the recent introduction of the Ecosurf EH specialty surfactants line. Ecosurf EF non-ionic surfactants p…


  • 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…