Raw Material & Equipment

  • Styrene-Acrylic Waterborne Dispersion for Metal Primers

    July 19, 2007
    To help formulators meet VOC regulations and switch from solventborne to water-based technology, Cray Valley has recently developed a new styrene-acrylic water-based resin for metal primer with high salt spray resistance, specially designed for metal…


  • Netzsch launches

    July 19, 2007
    Netzsch-Fine Particle Technology, LLC now offers the Netzsch-Condux Air Classifier CFS HD-S line of high-dispersion, ultra-fine classifiers used to separate particles of any hardness in the range of 1 to 50 µm. The line’s constant radial…


  • Tego offers Tego Glide 110

    July 19, 2007
    Tego Coatings Additives and Specialty Resins has recently introduced Tego Glide 110, a new universal anti-crater slip and flow additive, which can be used in water- and solvent-based wood coatings, architectural and industrial coatings. It is also su…


  • Eliokem introduces Pliotec PA91

    July 19, 2007
    Eliokem has introduced Pliotec PA91, a new grade of Pliotec resin designed specially for porch and floor coatings. Coatings for these types of applications need to penetrate deeply to adhere to concrete, but also be flexible enough to adhere to wood.…


  • Tego introduces dispers 655

    June 18, 2007
    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Dispers 655 for the production of APE-free universal pigment concentrates. This dispersant is suitable for water, solvent and radiation-curable formulations. Dispers 655 is effective in…


  • Lanxess offers Colortherm yellow pigment

    June 18, 2007
    Lanxess offers heat-stable Colortherm yellow pigments, which have proven to be particularly well suited for use in artificial turf. Colortherm yellow not only gives the turf its color, but also helps to enhance durability and weather resistance. Depe…


  • Bayer Materialscience publishes brochure

    June 18, 2007
    Bayer MaterialScience has published a new brochure that offers an overview of the company’s commercial two-component waterborne polyurethane high-performance coatings for flooring. The two coatings, Bahydur technologies and Bayhydrol resins ar…


  • Dow Ucar Emulsions launches

    June 18, 2007
    Dow Ucar Emulsion Systems has launched a new technology platform focused on improving dirt pickup resistance in paint and coatings formulations. The new technology platform will focus on all aspects of dirt pickup resistance, including exploring new…


  • Eastman launches Advantis 510W

    June 18, 2007
    Eastman Chemical Company has introduced Advantis 510W, a new APEO- (alkyphenolethoxylate) and halogen-free adhesion promoter for waterborne coatings. Developed for modified polypropylene substrates, it is ideal for complex bumper designs. Advantis of…


  • Ross Improves Planetary Mixer

    May 17, 2007
    Charles Ross and Son has improved its planetary mixer with the introduction of a new dual-shaft design incorporating a special helical agitator and high-speed dispersion blade. The new combination of agitators pro…


  • Cytec launches new

    May 17, 2007
    Cytec has launched Ucecoat 7631 waterborne UV curable resin for topcoats on outdoor wood joinery. This aliphatic polyurethane dispersion offers weathering resistance as well as chemical and mechanical resistance for wood joinery and other outdoor ap…


  • Bayer Materialscience

    May 17, 2007
    Bayer MaterialScience AG has launched its latest generation of waterborne binders, Bayhydrol XP 2557, XP 2558 and XP 2593/1 for parquet floor coatings. These new binders make it possible to formulate N-methyl pyrrolidone- (NMP) free wood coatings tha…


  • GE Plastics OFfers Noryl

    May 17, 2007
    GE Plastics has added conductive Noryl GTX resins to its ecomagination product portfolio. These new environmentally-friendly materials are optimized for powder coatings. They contain conductive fillers that eliminate the need to apply an…


  • Lanxess offers Soft Touch resins,

    May 17, 2007
    The Lustran Polymers business unit of Lanxess Corp. recently introduced Soft Touch resins and now offers a full-color brochure that highlights the features and benefits of the products to help its customers better use its chemistry. The Soft Touch re…


  • Dupont launches

    April 18, 2007
    DuPont has developed a new manufacturing process to remove greater than 97% of trace levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its homologues and direct precursors from its fluorotelomer products. This process meets key commitments of the EPA voluntar…