Raw Material & Equipment

  • 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…


  • 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…