Raw Material & Equipment

  • Rohm and Haas launches Rhoplex CS-100

    March 12, 2009
    Rohm and Haas has launched a new innovative binder, Rhoplex CS-100 emulsion to the North American architectural coatings market. This new thermoplastic, water-resistant binder provides excellent resistance to water blushing, is VOC-compliant and exhi…


  • New Colour Index

    March 12, 2009
    New Colour Index for BASF Orange Pigment BASF has developed a new brilliant orange pigment that has been listed in the Colour Index (C.I.) as Pigment Orange 82. BASF will market the orange pigment under the tradename Sicopal Orange L 2430 for coatin…


  • Sartomer offers hydrophobic

    March 12, 2009
    Sartomer offers hydrophobic urethane oligomer Sartomer Company has introduced a hydrophobic urethane acrylate oligomer. CN9014 offers increased chemical resistance and enhanced dielectric properties, and is compatible with hydrophobic acrylate monome…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Henkel offers solvent-free urethane

    February 11, 2009
    Henkel Corp. has introduced two versatile and durable translucent aliphatic waterborne urethane resins used for formulating industrial water-based coatings. Henkel SF18 and SF26 can be used in the formulation of high performance wood, vinyl, metal an…


  • Gelest publishes cross-coupling

    February 11, 2009
    Gelest publishes cross-coupling reagents brochure Gelest has published a new 36-page brochure, “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents.” The brochure provides a discussion of cross-coupling reactions, a recently introduced synthetic method…


  • A.W.T. World Trade launches

    February 11, 2009
    A.W.T. World Trade launches Accu-Cure UV Curing Units A.W.T. World Trade, Inc. has launched Accu-Cure UV curing units, which are engineered specifically for high speed curing of PCBs and other flat and rigid panel substrates. According to the compan…


  • Celanese launches EcoVAE

    February 11, 2009
    Celanese launches EcoVAE Emulsions in Asia Celanese Emulsion Polymers has introduced EcoVAE emulsions for low odor, low VOC interior decorative paints to the Asian region. This new line of products was created to meet the regulatory requirements fo…


  • Cytec offers new UV curable

    February 11, 2009
    Cytec offers new UV curable pressure sensitive adhesives Cytec Industries Inc. has launched Gelva multipolymer radiation (GMR) 8020-02 UV curable pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA). Targeted usage for this 100% solids UV curable PSA includes high p…


  • Rahn launches two new

    February 11, 2009
    Rahn launches two new in-can stabilizers Rahn has launched two new in-can stabilizers. Low viscosity Genorad 22 in- can stabilizers are designed for use in UV coating formulations and ink jet inks. It offers effective stabilization without compromis…


  • Cognis Dehydran SE 1 for water-based paint

    January 12, 2009
    Cognis has launched Dehydran SE 1, a high-performing, “green” alternative to mineral oil-based defoamers, in the European market. This polymer emulsion defoamer for high PVC water-based paint enables manufacturers to replace mineral oil-b…


  • Rohm and Haas introduces

    January 12, 2009
    Rohm and Haas introduces adhesives for Protective films Rohm and Haas has extended its line of environmentally advanced Robond adhesives with the addition of the new Robond PS-1000 series of aqueous acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives for protective…


  • A.W.T. World Trade launches

    January 12, 2009
    A.W.T. World Trade launches Accu-Cure UV Curing Units A.W.T. World Trade, Inc. has launched Accu-Cure UV curing units, which are engineered specifically for high speed curing of PCBs and other flat and rigid panel substrates. According to the compan…