Raw Material & Equipment

  • LYONDELL EXPANDS

    August 16, 2005
    LYONDELL EXPANDS OXYGENATED SOLVENTS LINE Lyondell Chemical Company has expanded its oxygenated solvents line with the addition of Arcosolv PMP propylene glycol methyl ether propionate. Arcosolv PMP is a non- HAP glycol ether ester. Its broad…


  • ROSS INTRODUCES NEW

    August 16, 2005
    ROSS INTRODUCES NEW DOUBLE PLANETARY MIXER Ross has introduced DPM-R, a new model of its double planetary mixer. Available in a variety of sizes up to 750 gallons working capacity, the DPM-R is typically used for vacuum mixing high viscosity m…


  • Cytec offers Cylink 2000 crosslinking agent

    August 11, 2005
    Cytec Industries has introduced Cylink 2000 crosslinking agent, a formaldehyde-free resin that is ideal for applications requiring exterior durability and acid etch resistance. The new carbamate functional resin is recommended for high-quality,…


  • DEGUSSA PUBLISHES

    August 11, 2005
    DEGUSSA PUBLISHES FUMED SILICA BROCHURE FOR POWDER COATINGS Degussa’s aerosil and silanes business has published, “Aerosil Fumed Silica and Aeroxide Alu C for Powder Coatings,” a new brochure for the powder coatings industry.…


  • SARTOMER LAUNCHES

    August 11, 2005
    SARTOMER LAUNCHES POLY BD 2035 TPU RESIN Sartomer Company has launched a new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) resin based on polybutadiene polyols. This new resin, Poly bd 2035 TPU, is designed to enhance the performance of coatings, films, ad…


  • BAYER OFFERS ALIPHATIC ACRYLIC

    August 11, 2005
    BAYER OFFERS ALIPHATIC ACRYLIC POLYURETHANE COATING SYSTEM Bayer offers a new aliphatic acrylic polyurethane coating that can be used to protect concrete substrates from UV rays, graffiti and other abrasions. Carbothane Clear Coat AG was appli…


  • Rohm and Haas Company is

    August 11, 2005
    ROHM AND HAAS OFFERS BROCHURES FOR PAINT SALES Rohm and Haas Company is offering two brochures to help paint sales personnel explain the performance benefits of acrylic paint. The newest brochure, 100% Acrylic Paint–The Right Choice for…


  • BROOKFIELD LABS LAUNCHES

    August 11, 2005
    BROOKFIELD LABS LAUNCHES IMPROVED TEXTURE ANALYZER Brookfield Engineering Labs has released an enhanced version of its LFRA texture analyzer, combining ease of use with increased load capacity to 4500g and expanded test capacity. The enhanced…


  • HOLLIDAY PIGMENTS

    August 11, 2005
    HOLLIDAY PIGMENTS OFFERS ULTRAMARINE TR Holliday Pigments is highlighting a number of its ultramarine blue pigment lines including Ultramarine TR, specifically formulated for special effect coatings. Maintaining its bright red-shade blue color…


  • UV resins for wood

    August 11, 2005
    CYTEC SURFACE SPECIALTIES LAUNCHES NEW UV WATERBORNE PRODUCTS Cytec Surface Specialties, Inc. has added two new waterborne UV-curable resins for wood coatings to its Ucecoat line. Ucecoat 7849 is designed to cost-effectively meet the most rigoro…


  • BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING

    August 11, 2005
    BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LAUNCHES NEW RHEOMETER Brookfield Engineering Labs has launched the new Brookfield YR-I rheometer with vane spindles. The new rheometer is capable of measuring the suspension properties of fluids with extremely low viscosi…


  • ENGELHARD OFFERS NEW

    August 11, 2005
    ENGELHARD OFFERS NEW FIREMIST SPECIAL EFFECT PIGMENT Engelhard Corp. has introduced Firemist Turquoise, a new special effect pigment that offers high reflectivity, shimmer and transparency to create strong visual impact and advanced optical effe…


  • Surfactants from DuPont and

    August 11, 2005
    Dupont CHemical launches zonyl surfactants DuPont Chemical Company is offering three new fluorinated surfactants, including non-ionic, anionic, polymeric and amphoteric products, for the coatings market. Zonyl FS-610 VOC-free water soluble anionic…


  • Rhodia launches Two

    August 11, 2005
    Rhodia launches Two APE-Free surfactants Rhodia has developed a number of new surfactants free of alkyl phenol ethoxylates (APE) to provide efficient alternatives to traditional systems in decorative coatings. Rhodapex LA 300 SB is a highly ethox…


  • Air Products launches

    August 11, 2005
    Air Products launches Anquawhite 100 curing agent Anquawhite 100 curing agent from Air Products and Chemicals Inc. offers epoxy coating formulators a low color, stain-resistant top coat with good handling properties. Anquawhite 100 curing age…