Raw Material & Equipment

  • EFKA OFFERS ORGANICALLY

    January 16, 2006
    EFKA OFFERS ORGANICALLY MODIFIED POLYSILOXANE EFKA now offers Ciba EFKA 3288 organically modified polysiloxane for use in solvent-based, high-gloss, transparent wood coatings and other solventbased systems. The main benefits of EFKA 3288 are 1…


  • NOVEON OFFERS CARBOSET

    January 16, 2006
    NOVEON OFFERS CARBOSET CR-715 FOR DIY CLEAR WOOD Noveon offers Carboset CR-715 acrylic copolymer provides clarity, chemical resistance and durability in a wide variety of DIY clear wood applications, including brushing varnishes and flow finis…


  • DEGUSSA LAUNCHES

    January 16, 2006
    DEGUSSA LAUNCHES AEROSIL FUMED SILICAS Degussa AG offers Aerosil R 9200, a new generation of hydrophobic fumed silicas used in the formulation of scratch-resistant coatings. High filler loading levels can be achieved without a major impact on…


  • WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS

    January 16, 2006
    WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS ENHANCE HEAT RESISTANCE Wacker Group offers Silres resins, which are specialty polysiloxanes that enhance the heat resistance of coatings and polymers. Silres resins serve as binders for high-temperature resistant…


  • WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS

    January 16, 2006
    WACKER SILRES SILICONE RESINS ENHANCE HEAT RESISTANCE Wacker Group offers Silres resins, which are specialty polysiloxanes that enhance the heat resistance of coatings and polymers. Silres resins serve as binders for high-temperature resistant…


  • ROSS OFFERS NEW

    January 16, 2006
    ROSS OFFERS NEW TRIPLE SHAFT VERSAMIX Ross is now offering a new triple shaft model VMC-2 VersaMix. The VersaMix unit features self-contained high shear rotar stator mixer, high speed disperser, 50 dpi jacketed vessel to heat or cool and contr…


  • Noveon offers semi-elastomeric

    December 7, 2005
    Noveon, Inc. has developed two new waterborne semi-elastomeric polymers, Carboset AE-960 and Carboset SA-860, that provide levels of efflorescence-resistance and dirt pickup-resistance for masonry coatings applications. Carboset AE-960 (acrylic ela…


  • Degussa Publishes

    December 7, 2005
    Degussa Publishes Dispersions Brochure Degussa has published “Dispersions,” a new 24-page color brochure that showcases the value-added benefits of Aerosil fumed silica and Aeroxide fumed metal oxide dispersions for paint, coatings, a…


  • Rohm and Haas Introduces

    December 7, 2005
    Rohm and Haas Introduces Rhoplex VSR-50 Emulsion Rohm and Haas has launched Rhoplex VSR-50 emulsion binder. The new 100% acrylic binder is designed for premium-performance, interior and exterior, flat to gloss architectural coatings and is particul…


  • Eckart Introduces Phoenix Xt

    December 7, 2005
    Eckart Introduces Phoenix Xt Pearlescent Pigments Eckart has introduced Phoenix XT weather-resistant pearlescent pigments for exterior powder coating applications. Phoenix XT silver white pearlescent pigments are made of thin platelets of natural m…


  • Lanxess Offers Flame

    December 7, 2005
    Lanxess Offers Flame Retardants for Aircraft Cabins Lanxess has introduced Disflamoil and Levagard flame retardants for use on wood veneers for aircraft cabins. These halogen-free transparent coatings systems comply with the aviation standard FAR…


  • Ciba Offers Colibri 2

    December 7, 2005
    Ciba Offers Colibri 2 Color-Matching Software Ciba Specialty Chemicals has launched Colibri 2, the latest version of its color-matching system. Colibri 2 enables highly efficient matching of opaque, translucent and transparent colors. It offers us…


  • Wacker unveils new silicone foams

    November 3, 2005
    Wacker Silicones unveiled several new solid silicone foams. The new products included the company’s two solid silicone grades, Elastosil R 401/10 and Elastosil R plus 43057/90, and highly transparent silicone prototypes of medium durometer hard…


  • Dearator For Solvent-Free, Solventborne Coatings

    November 3, 2005
    Tego Coating & Ink Additives has introduced Tego Airex 940. Designed to eliminate micro and macro foam in flexible floor coatings and wood coatings, Tego Airex 940 is suitable for clear and pigmented epoxy, polyurethane and UV systems. Pigmented…


  • Arkema Launches Neutralization Amine

    November 3, 2005
    Arkema Launches Neutralization Amine Arkema has launched Advantex neutralization amine, an additive that improves the properties of paints and TiO2 slurries, including pigment dispersion, water sensitivity, low VOC formulation capability and low odo…