Raw Material & Equipment

  • Rohm and Haas launches Avanse

    February 9, 2006
    Rohm and Haas has launched Avanse resins, a new line of waterborne acrylics for the high performance coatings market. Avanse MV-100, a high-solids, acrylic binder, can be used in both primer and topcoat lines. Avanse resins offer considerable improv…


  • Eckart introduces silvershine

    February 9, 2006
    Eckart introduces silvershine aluminum pigments Eckart America has introduced Silvershine ultra brilliant aluminum pigments, a new product line for the coatings industry. Silvershine is a thin silver dollar aluminum pigment that bridges the gap bet…


  • Engelhard Expands line

    February 9, 2006
    Engelhard Expands line of synergy pigments Engelhard Corp. has expanded its line of Synergy pigments. The two new colors, yellow 6213 and red 6054 pigments, offer significant value and price advantage for formulators of water- and solvent-ba…


  • NovaFlow launches new

    February 9, 2006
    NovaFlow launches new paste dispenser Novaflow Systems has launched its new NP15 paste dispenser to accurately dispense high viscosity materials. Using Novaflow’s dispensing software coupled with its improved two-stage dispense valves, users…


  • Ross Offers new Dual

    February 9, 2006
    Ross Offers new Dual Shaft mixer design Ross now offers a new dual-shaft VersaMix design incorporating a special helical agitator and high-speed dispersion blade. According to the company, this features is useful for viscous materials that have p…


  • BASF Receives Regulatory

    February 9, 2006
    BASF Receives Regulatory approval for Polyclear 136 BASF has received approval from the U.S. EPA to market Polyclear 136, its new, aliphatic, modified isophoronediamine (mIPDA) chain extender for use in formulating light-stable polyurea coati…


  • Tego introduces Airex deaerators

    January 16, 2006
    Tego Coating and Ink Additives has introduced Tego Airex 945, 950 and 955 deaerators for high-solids, solventbased automotive and industrial coatings. Designed to deaerate and promote flow and leveling, these three new products prevent defects…


  • INFORMATION PACKAGE

    January 16, 2006
    INFORMATION PACKAGE Bunge has published a six-page brochure introducing its new Biphor white pigment. The booklet contains a technical paper describing the research that went into the discovery of the key component of Biphor: an amorphous alum…


  • 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…