Raw Material & Equipment

  • Chemtura offers

    December 20, 2007
    Chemtura offers Adiprene K Urethane System Chemtura Corp. has launched Adiprene K one-component urethane systems. The new Adiprene K range can provide processing advantages for applications ranging from abrasion-resistant elastomeric coatings to l…


  • Nuplex resins launches

    December 20, 2007
    Nuplex resins launches setaqua waterborne polymer Nuplex Resins has launched Setaqua waterborne polymer resin to the North American coatings market. The Setaqua product line consists of specialty acrylic dispersions, emulsions and alkyd emul…


  • Reichhold introduces Beckosol AQ

    November 19, 2007
    Reichhold has introduced Beckosol AQ line of alkyd latex, a new coatings resin technology. The Beckosol AQ line of products provides alkyd-like performance in a waterborne vehicle at zero VOCs. It provides formulated paint and coatings with performa…


  • Rohm and Haas

    November 19, 2007
    Rohm and Haas has launched TianBA 2000, a new generation flexible acrylic copolymer for the Chinese market. TianBa 2000 has broad applicability for use in cement-based and non-cement-based waterproof coatings, flexible plastering mortar for the…


  • Almatis offers

    November 19, 2007
    Almatis offers fine precipitated hydrates, alumina trihydrate (ATH), which are environmentally friendly flame retardants. ATH provide a non-toxic alternative to halogen-based products by working to retard fire by decomposing endothermically, releasin…


  • EIT introduces

    November 19, 2007
    EIT has launched UV Power Puck Flash, a self-contained, electro-optic radiometer designed for use with pulsed type UV curing systems. The instrument features fast advanced electronics capable of accommodating the rapid rise and fall times of the puls…


  • Ciba expands xymara

    November 19, 2007
    Ciba has launched a series of ten color pigments for plastics to extend its Xymara range. The new range features bronze, gold and copper tones, as well as other shades including deep brown, berry tones, iridescent blue green and electric aqua green.…


  • Atlas Offers New Advanced

    November 19, 2007
    Atlas Material Testing Technology has added an enhanced digital control system to its Ci3000+ Weather-Ometer and Fade-Ometer. One of the most notable changes is a modern, full color TFT touch screen display with intuitive icons for easier inter…


  • Ross Offers new model of

    November 19, 2007
    Charles Ross and Son recently introduced a new model of its double planetary mixer (DPM), which is available in sizes ranging from 1/2 pint to 750 gallon working capacity. The DPM can be used for vacuum mixing of high viscosity materials up to 8 mill…


  • Ross Offers new model of

    November 19, 2007
    Charles Ross and Son recently introduced a new model of its double planetary mixer (DPM), which is available in sizes ranging from 1/2 pint to 750 gallon working capacity. The DPM can be used for vacuum mixing of high viscosity materials up to 8 mill…


  • Cognis offers Sovermol 815 "green" polyol

    November 19, 2007
    Cognis has launched Sovermol 815 branched polyether/polyester to meet the demands of solvent-free polyurethane systems for industrial floor coatings. Sovermol bio-based polyols are free from solvents and VOCs. Sovermol 815 combines good technological…


  • Wacker offers Elastosil

    November 19, 2007
    Wacker offers Elastosil improved silicone sealants Wacker has developed three novel silicone sealants, Elastosil 7000 N, Elastosil 8000 N and Elastosil 9000 N, to supplement its existing construction sealants range for window construction, door s…


  • Ciba introduces xymara fireball effect pigment

    November 19, 2007
    Ciba introduces xymara fireball effect pigment Ciba has launched Xymara Fireball, a versatile “color-travel” effect pigment. Ciba Xymara Fireball combines unique effects and shade depth with excellent technical properties, according to t…


  • Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30

    November 19, 2007
    Eliokem introduces Pliotec CR30 for low VoC formulations Eliokem has introduced Pliotec CR30 resin to aid in low VOC formulations. This acrylic latex was designed specifically for high performance low VOC (below 50 g/l) garage floor coatings and…


  • Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer

    November 19, 2007
    Brookfield updates dv-11+pro viscometer Brookfield Engineering has recently launched the newly redesigned DV-II+Pro Viscometer. It features bi-directional communication when used with a dedi…