Raw Material & Equipment

  • UCAR Emulsion Systems

    August 11, 2005
    UCAR Emulsion Systems New Acrylic Latex for Sealant Applications UCAR Emulsion Systems, a business unit of the Dow Chemical Company, has developed a new acrylic latex for use primarily in “true clear” sealant applications. UCAR latex…


  • BYK-Chemie Introduces New wax Additives to N. America

    August 11, 2005
    BYK-Chemie has recently intro duced BYK-Wax, a complete line of wax additives to the North American market. This specialty line of waxes from Europe contains more than 60 additives for various applications such as architectural, wood, can, coil…


  • nvista Offers

    August 11, 2005
    Invista Specialty Intermediates has introduced two 12 carbon diol products, C12 CD (a cyclic 12 carbon diol) and C12 LD (a linear 12 carbon diol). These high quality products have applications in coatings, adhesives, polyurethanes and organic-based p…


  • Reichhold Introduces Three New Powder Coating Resins

    August 11, 2005
    Reichhold has recently unveiled three new Fine-Clad powder coating resins. Fine-Clad M-8762, M-8792 and M-8912 are the newest additions to Reichhold’s line of specialty polyesters for powder coating applications. M-8762 is a pre-catalyzed carbo…


  • JaRCHEM EXPANDS

    August 11, 2005
    Jarchem Industries, Inc. has increased its specialty monomer portfolio with a variety of acrylamide, acrylate and methacrylate monomers. These specialty monomers are ideal for high-end applications in paints, coatings, adhesives and inks, according t…


  • Air Products Launches

    August 11, 2005
    Air Products has recently launched Hybridur 870 and 878 waterborne resins. Hybridur 870 resin is a urethane-acrylic hybrid dispersion for use in one-component high performance coatings. Features of this new product include fast dry capability, superi…


  • Uniqema offers polyester polyols and surfactants

    August 11, 2005
    Priplast polyester polyols and Maxemul non-migratory surfactants are now available from Uniqema. Priplast polyols allow coatings formulators to prepare polyurethane dispersions with improved hydrolytic stability and performance characteristics in fin…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…