Raw Material & Equipment

  • Tego Introduces defoamer

    April 15, 2008
    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tego Foamex 843 for waterborne wood coating formulations. The use of Foamex 843 results in fast and complete foam knock-down, preventing micro- and macro-foam, with good compatibility and exc…


  • Atlas Introduces digital control

    April 15, 2008
    Atlas Material Testing Solutions has introduced a new advanced digital control system for its Ci5000 Weather-Ometer. The Ci5000 xenon-arc Weather-Ometers, which are available with low voltage or…


  • Cognis offers Sovermol 1092

    March 14, 2008
    Cognis has recently launched Sovermol 1092, a bio-based, VOC-free, branched polyether/-ester polyol. Sovermol 1092 performs under critical curing conditions, such as high temperatures and high humidity and exhibits water resistance and hard elastic p…


  • Dow Corning offers water repellent emulsion

    March 14, 2008
    Dow Corning offers water repellent emulsion Dow Corning IE-6683 water repellent emulsion produces a low-VOC hydrophobic treatment that reduces and inhibits water absorption to increase the life of a building substrate. Designed for application on m…


  • Union Process introduces combination attritor

    March 14, 2008
    Union Process introduces combination attritor Union Process has recently produced a hybrid laboratory mill with a vertical shaft adjustment that combines features of its HSA-1 and 1-S model attritors. The vertical shaft adjustment feature is designe…


  • Michelman launches wax dispersions

    March 14, 2008
    Michelman launches wax dispersions Michelman now offers two wax dispersions that can be used for imparting a matting effect to most aqueous coatings and varnishes. Michem Guard 349 and Michem Guard 350 also offer water repellency, scratch, mar,…


  • Wingtack Hydrocarbon resins from Cray Valley

    March 14, 2008
    Wingtack Hydrocarbon resins from cray valley Cray Valley has introduced new Wingtack STS aromatically modified C5 resin. This hydrocarbon resin is designed for improved compatibility and performance with low-cost SBS block co-polymers. According to…


  • Wingtack Hydrocarbon

    March 14, 2008
    Wingtack Hydrocarbon resins from cray valley Cray Valley has introduced new Wingtack STS aromatically modified C5 resin. This hydrocarbon resin is designed for improved compatibility and performance with low-cost SBS block co-polymers. According…


  • Tego offers Airex deaerator for water-based coatings

    March 14, 2008
    Tego offers Airex deaerator for water-based coatings Tego coating additives and specialty resins has introduced Tego Airex 904 W, a new deaerator designed to eliminate micro-foam in clear and pigmented wood, architectural and industrial water-based…


  • Celanese offers range of emulsion polymers

    March 14, 2008
    Celanese offers range of emulsion polymers Celanese offers a broad range of emulsion polymers for interior and exterior architectural finishes that deliver reduced environmental impact. Products in the range include Celvolit 1602, a vinyl acetate/e…


  • Atlas launches new filter technology

    March 14, 2008
    Atlas launches new filter technology Atlas Material Testing has launched Right Light filter to be used in conjunction with xenon-arc technology. The Right Light filter, when combined with Atlas’ xenon-arc light technology, a quartz outer filte…


  • Grieve offers class 100 cleanroom oven

    March 14, 2008
    Grieve offers class 100 cleanroom oven Grieve Corp. offers No. 836, a 750˚F electrically-heated Class 100 cleanroom oven for baking various coatings. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36” wide x 36” deep. No. 836 features a Type…


  • Shepherd Color launches new pigment black

    February 19, 2008
    The Shepherd Color Company has introduced new high heat resistant pigment black 10C931. Jet black in color, 10C931, C.I. pigment black 26, is generally used in applications where the absence of chromium is desired and resistance to heat, light and we…


  • Rohm and Haas offers new binder

    February 19, 2008
    Rohm and Haas’ paint and coatings materials business offers Fastrack HD-21A binder, a 100% crosslinking acrylic that is used by traffic paint manufacturers to produce high-build, durable water-based markings. It has excellent glass bead retenti…


  • Dow polyurethanes offers Renuva

    February 19, 2008
    Dow Polyurethanes introduced Renuva renewable resource technology, a proprietary process that helps polyurethane manufacturers make products that are performance-based and reduce the impact on the environment. Renuva technology is used to produce bio…