Raw Material & Equipment

  • 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…


  • clariant offers licocene pp ma

    April 18, 2007
    Clariant’s pigments and additives division has introduced Licocene PP MA 6452 TP, an adhesion promoter for natural fiber-filled wood composites with a polymer matrix. This coupling agent and compatibilizer was specially developed for the…


  • Bayer Materialscience

    April 18, 2007
    The coatings, adhesives, sealants business unit of Bayer Material­Science AG has extended its range of solvent-free products with the addition of two Bayhydrol polyurethane dispersions specially developed for the coating of plastics. Bayhyd…


  • Cognis offers Versamine S

    April 18, 2007
    Cognis’ Versamine S range of curing agents enable coatings manufacturers to develop high-solids epoxy coatings that are easy to apply and cure very quickly. The Versamine S range of curing agents are suitable for marine, protective and civil en…


  • Cytec launches new

    April 18, 2007
    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched two new energy curable resins for a broad range of industrial metal applications. Ebercryl 3213 epoxy acrylate is designed to provide outstanding adhesion to metal substrates for general pipe and tubing applications…


  • Dow Expands Versify line of

    April 18, 2007
    The Dow Chemical Company has introduced a number of new grades of Versify plastomers and elastomers, each designed to deliver performance and processing benefits to address specific market needs. Versify plastomers and elastomers are a highly versati…


  • Ferro launches two

    April 18, 2007
    Ferro Corp.’s has launched RealEase and AquaRealEase, porcelain enamel coatings for a variety of appliance and houseware applications. RealEase resists scratching with metal utensils at cooking temperatures and is dishwasher safe. Its color and…


  • 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…


  • Cognis offers high performance

    March 19, 2007
    Cognis has developed Foamaster 350 mineral oil-free defoamer for use in high performance varnishes, coatings and adhesives. Derived from renewable resource, this new universal liquid defoamer is comprised of hydrophobic elements and natural oils. It…


  • Ciba offers color trend design

    March 19, 2007
    Ciba Specialty Chemicals has launched Color Trend Vision, a design and technology package developed to provide designers, paint, ink and masterbatch producers with global and regional color trend forecasts and information, design tools, technology an…


  • Alberdingk Boley introduces

    February 6, 2007
    Alberdingk Boley has launched Albodur, a new product line of 100% solids castor oil-based polyols (COPO) for zero VOC, two-pack flooring applications. Albodur COPOs are based on renewable resources and are hydrophobic in nature. These low visco…


  • GE Introduced Siblock

    February 6, 2007
    GE – Advanced Materials, Silicones has introduced Silblock, WSR masonry water repellent, a silicone-based emulsion that combines water resistance and oil resistance properties in a single additive for formulated coatings that will be used…


  • Eastman offers Multi-

    February 6, 2007
    Eastman Chemical Company now offers a range of performance additives for the can and coil coatings market. The multi functional properties of CAB, Eastman cellulose esters, provide many benefits at an additive level in coil coatings. These include i…


  • New Tego

    January 17, 2007
    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tego Foamex 858, a defoamer that is effective in low-VOC (<50 g/l) architectural gloss and semi-gloss formulations. Foamex 848, a 20% active emulsion in water, eliminates foam with minimal…


  • Degussa offers Dynasylvan SIVO 

    January 17, 2007
    Degussa AG has introduced Dynasylan SIVO, a new generation of organofunctional silane systems.  Dynasylan SIVO are designed to fulfill the most demanding requirements of the adhesives and sealant industry. These silane systems are a…