Raw Material & Equipment

  • 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…


  • Rohm and Haas offers rheology

    October 18, 2007
    Rohm and Haas has launched a new KU-building rheology modifier based on new technology developed by the company. Acrysol RM-895 is a solvent-free, nonionic, HEUR rheology modifier that provides viscosity stability upon colorant addition with improved…


  • JDSU offers new chromaflair

    October 18, 2007
    JDSU has recently launched Chroma­Flair ColorShift glitter pigments. Created using the same thin film technology as its ChromaFlair pigments, ChromaFlair ColorShift glitter gives formulators of paint, coatings, plastics, textiles and packag…


  • Saint-gobain Zirpro

    October 18, 2007
    Saint-Gobain ZirPro recently launched its Zirmil.2, a yttria stabilized zirconia media belonging to the ceramic bead range including ER120, Rimax and ZirStar. The new material offers a more cost effective solution by improving product performance. Zi…


  • DOW Introduces Hypod

    October 18, 2007
    Dow has launched Hypod polyolefin dispersions, propylene- and ethylene-based dispersions that combine the performance of high-molecular-weight thermoplastics and elastomers with the application advantages of a high solids waterborne dispersion. These…


  • Union PRocess offers

    October 18, 2007
    Union Process has built its first C-60 continuous attritor for an environmentally conscientious ceramics manufacturer that produces ceramic proppants and other ceramic media. The C-60 attritor will aid in the grinding of ceramic material pulled from…


  • Ross Offers

    October 18, 2007
    Charles Ross and Son recently introduced a new triple shaft Model VMC-40 sanitary VersaMix. Designed to provide maximum process flexibility to the user, the VersaMix is constructed using all type 316 steel wetted parts, polished to a 180 grit finish.…


  • Michelman offers new wax disper

    September 20, 2007
    Michelman has recently developed two wax dispersions, Michem Guard 349 and Michem Guard 350. Both dispersions aid in imparting a matting effect to most aqueous coatings and varnishes, while enhancing other properties such as abrasion resistance and w…


  • Tego Offers news resins for Solvent-Based pigments

    September 20, 2007
    Tego has introduced two new resins for colorant concentrates that are compatible in a broad variety of resins systems. Synthetic Resin TC is a ketone-aldehyde condensation resin that serves as a carrier resin for pigment concentrates with unive…


  • Rohm and Haas offers Avanse MV-100

    August 10, 2007
    Rohm and Haas has launched Avanse MV-100 waterborne acrylic latex polymer. Developed specifically for coating structural steel and concrete surfaces, Avanse MV-100 is a low VOC resin that meets all federal and state VOC regulations in formulated coat…


  • Eliokem introduces

    August 10, 2007
    Eliokem has introduced Pliotec PA05, a new grade of Pliotec latex for exterior water-based coatings. This tough acrylic latex was designed specifically for high performance concrete sealers, stains, pigmented masonry coatings, garage floor coatings,…


  • BYK-Chemie Introduces Ceraflour 928

    August 10, 2007
    BYK-Chemie has introduced Ceraflour 928, which is a micronized wax additive for improved mechanical properties of coating systems and is recommended for aqueous, solvent-borne, and radiation curable wood and furniture coatings, industrial and can coa…


  • Alberdingk Boley's New Solvent-free PUD Copolymer for Interior Wood

    August 10, 2007
    Alberdingk Boley, Inc has introduced a new polyurethane copolymer for the wood flooring market. UC 84 is a new polyurethane acrylic waterborne dispersion that is produced with ABI.s solvent-free dispersion process. The product has excellent chemical…