Raw Material & Equipment

  • Huntsman Polyurethanes and Alberdingk Boley offer green coating for floor market

    July 19, 2007
    Huntsman Polyurethanes has partnered with Alberdingk Boley, one of Europe's leading producers of water-based systems for coatings, to develop new concepts for two-pack VOC-free coatings for the industrial flooring market. The new concepts based on Hu…


  • Ross OFfers new laboratory

    July 19, 2007
    Ross has introduced a new dual-shaft incorporating a special helical agitator and high-speed dispersion blade. The new combina…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Rohm and Haas launch Rhoplex

    April 18, 2007
    Rohm and Haas has introduced a new acrylic technology for flat to semi-gloss architectural paint. Rhoplex VSR-1050 acrylic emulsion is a performance driven binder based on new advanced acrylic technology with a unique polymer structure and ambient cr…


  • Sartomer introduces

    April 18, 2007
    Sartomer has recently introduced Krasol NN prepolymers, which function as binders for granulated rubber composites. Krasol NN prepolymers were designed to produce composites by coating/binding granulated rubber products. Rubber-based composites produ…


  • Tego reactive dispersant

    April 18, 2007
    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tegomer D 3403, a nonionic reactive dispersant for the production of polyurethane dispersions. By the complete or partial replacement of conventional anionic dispersants, Tegomer D 3403 impar…