Raw Material & Equipment

  • Ciba launches two new dispersants

    October 10, 2008
    Ciba has introduced two new dispersants for industrial and automotive coatings. Ciba EFKA 4310 and EFKA 4320 are designed to improve the stability of pigment dispersions and their compatibility with resins, thereby increasing flexibility in manufac…


  • Rohm and Haas Launches Duraplus MP Emulsion

    October 10, 2008
    Rohm and Haas has launched Duraplus MP emulsion, a new binder for the North American floor finish market. This new multi-purpose, styrene-acrylic waterborne copolymer can be formulated to meet the strictest VOC standards and still outperform traditio…


  • Hockmeyer introduces Hcps Immersion Mill

    October 10, 2008
    Hockmeyer introduces new Hcps Immersion Mill Hockmeyer Equipment has introduced the new HCPS immersion mill design, which features the addition of an upper auger and interchangeable scraper blades. Every machine includes both a sidewall scraper and…


  • Sartomer Introduces sr533R

    October 10, 2008
    Sartomer Introduces sr533R peroxide-cured elastomers Sartomer Company has introduced SR533R, a scorth-retarding version of triallyl isocyanurate (TAIC). This new co-agent allows formulators to mitigate the rapid onset of scorth and increase in-proce…


  • Netzsch offers LabStar

    October 10, 2008
    Netzsch offers LabStar Mill conversion kit Netzsch Fine Particle Technology LLC has developed a conversion kit that allows its LabStar disc mill users to choose between the TriNex or Zeta grinding systems, as well as various batch sizes in the range…


  • DSM powder coating resins

    October 10, 2008
    DSM powder coating resins launches uralac corres DSM Powder Coating Resins has launched Uralac Corres, a new technology platform based on polyester resins for corrosion protective coatings. The first product in this line, Uralac P7604 is specific…


  • Brookfield offers CT3 texture analyzer

    October 10, 2008
    Brookfield offers CT3 texture analyzer Brookfield Engineering has introduced the new CT3 texture analyzer,…


  • Mixer from CPS

    September 12, 2008
    CPS Color, a supplier of tinting systems, has launched Corob Clevermix 20 manual gyroscopic mixer into the U.S. market. The Clevermix 20’s automatic repositioning of the clamping plates at the end of the mixing cycle eliminates unnecessary oper…


  • Sartomer offers new uv/EB technology literature

    September 12, 2008
    Sartomer offers new uv/EB technology literature Sartomer Company has published a new UV/EB Technology catalog for chemists and formulators. The literature includes an overview of new developments in raw materials and a complete list of products for v…


  • Netzsch offers standardized Mixing Line

    September 12, 2008
    Netzsch offers standardized mixing and dispersing line Netzsch Fine Particle Technology now offers a line of mixing and dispersing equipment in-stock for industrial manufacturers that do not need custom-designed systems. The in-stock Netzsch Machine…


  • Eliokem launches Pliotec PA20 latex

    August 11, 2008
    Eliokem has launched Pliotec PA20 latex for use in lower VOC coatings. Pliotec PA20 has a low co-solvent demand and can be formulated below 50 g/l VOC. Coatings based on Pliotec PA20 can be applied to fresh concrete and primed and top coated after 24…


  • Dow biocides offers Canguard Ultra BIT 20 LE

    August 11, 2008
    Dow Biocides has launched Canguard Ultra BIT 20 LE preservative, which provides a low VOC biocide for paint and coatings preservation. It is a broad-spectrum biocide that can be used under a broad range of pH and temperature conditions. This high p…


  • Tego introduces Foamex 883

    August 11, 2008
    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tego Foamex 883 for pigmented water-based formulations. Foamex 883 is compatible with a variety of water-based resin systems including acrylic emulsions, styrene acrylic emulsions, vinyl and…


  • Air Products offers ZetaSperse additives

    July 16, 2008
    Air Products has introduced four new ZetaSperse pigment dispersing additives for waterborne and ink applications. Meeting customer requests for problem-solving additives with high performance and problematic pigments, these new ZetaSperse dispersing…


  • Troy introduces Mergal 753

    July 16, 2008
    Troy Corp. has introduced Mergal 753, a water-based BIT dispersion product that provides users a BIT dispersion with less water content, no solvents, no VOC and no formaldehyde. Mergal 753 provides zero VOC, low odor, broad spectrum protection agains…