Raw Material & Equipment

  • National Instrument Company Launches Monobloc System

    August 11, 2005
    National Instrument Company Launches Monobloc System National Instrument Company has launched its modular compact Monobloc system, an automated…


  • BYK-Gardner Develops

    August 11, 2005
    BYK-Gardner Develops new Impact Tester BYK-Gardner has developed an automatic lift Gardner impact tester. Designed to enhance the ease and safety of the operation and the repeatability and accuracy of the test, this new system offers an alternativ…


  • Air Products Launches Molecular Defoamer

    August 11, 2005
    Air Products Launches Molecular Defoamer Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. has launched a new molecular defoaming product for use in a broad range of applications. Surfynol MD-20 molecular defoamer performs beyond knockdown defoamer control, accordin…


  • Crompton Introduces Witcobond W-281F

    August 11, 2005
    Crompton Introduces Witcobond W-281F Crompton Corp.’s urethanes business has introduced Witcobond W-281F, a 40% solid-aliphatic aqueous polyurethane adhesive that exhibits high-cohesive strength while being free of organic solvent. It forms st…


  • SoftPoint Industries Launches Colored Rubber Particles

    August 11, 2005
    SoftPoint Industries Launches Colored Rubber Particles SoftPoint Industries has launched SoftSand colored rubber particles for paint and coatings. These soft particles can be added directly to conventional floor paints to create a decorative, non-sk…


  • Angus Introduces

    August 11, 2005
    Angus Introduces Specialty Additive for Coatings Angus Chemical Company has introduced Flexitane CA 6000 specialty coatings additive to provide improved performance in coatings applications. Flexitane CA 6000 offers improved pigment dispersion an…


  • BASF Luwax polyethylene

    August 11, 2005
    BASF Luwax polyethylene (PE) waxes can be added to metallic paints to ensure that the aluminum pigment particles remain evenly dispersed during the drying process, which causes them to become oriented in the dry paint. These versatile waxes are able…


  • Buhler Launches

    August 10, 2005
    Buhler Launches New R60 Bead Mill ● The new Buhler R60 bead mill features a swiveling agitator, an intensive cooling system which produces high grinding capacities, convenient operation and easy cleaning which minimizes downtimes. The R6…


  • New Hiding Effect Pigments

    August 10, 2005
    New Hiding Effect Pigments from Merck and Toyo Aluminum ● Merck KgaA will launch new hiding effect pigments in a joint development with Toyo Aluminum. The first effect pigment is a reddish orange which is comprised of aluminum flakes coat…


  • Eckart America Unveils Non-

    August 10, 2005
    Eckart America Unveils Non- Leafing Aluminum Pigments ● Eckart America is adding new non-leafing aluminum pigments to its SDF-6 series designed for the specialty coatings market. The product additions are comprised of four new grades incl…


  • BYK-Gardner Introduces

    August 10, 2005
    BYK-Gardner Introduces New Test Charts ● BYK-Gardner has introduced new bykocharts. These quality test charts offer consistent color and gloss of drawdown charts in order to produce an accurate draw down or database. The charts also offe…


  • Crompton Offers New

    August 10, 2005
    Crompton Offers New Waterborne Polyurethanes ● Crompton Corp. has added two new products to its Witcobond range of polyurethane dispersions. Witcobond W-281F, a 40% solid-aliphatic aqueous polyurethane adhesive that exhibits high cohesiv…


  • BAYER OFFERSMATERIALS FOR

    August 10, 2005
    Bayer Polymers has developed new raw materials for the formulation of pigmented, waterborne two-component polyurethane (2K-PUR) wood coatings. The binder Bayhydrol XP 2427 and the hardener Bayhydur XP 2487 perform as good or better than solvent…


  • Dispersions

    August 10, 2005
    l Sunbelt Corporation has launched Navisurf, a new line of surfactant base pigment dispersions that contain the highest pigment loading available. All pigments are ground in the same single universal non-ionic surfactant. This allows more versatility…


  • Lee Industries

    August 10, 2005
    l Lee Industries now offers horizontal blenders from 25 to 5,000 gallons with a wide choice of agitator styles. New, high-efficiency insulated heating and/or cooling jackets, which utilize operating pressures up to 150 PSIG, are optional for all unit…