• Non-Polluting Biocides

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 182 930 A and U.S. 6,121,197 Creanova Inc. has been granted a patent for a non-polluting biocidal composition that contains a synergistic mixture of tetrachloroisophthalonitrile and N-cyclopropyl-N’-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-6-(…

  • Improved Basecoat/ Clearcoat from DuPont

    August 10, 2005
    l Patent No. Europe 1 163 304 A Basecoat/clearcoat systems with improved application properties on vertical surfaces have been patented by DuPont. The coatings provide good weather, chemical and acid resistance with high gloss. They are obtained fr…

  • Thermosetting Organic

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,395,340 Kansai Paint Co. has been awarded a patent for a thermosetting organic solvent paint. The paint is comprised of a compound having at least two alicyclic epoxy groups in one molecular and having a number average molecular we…

  • Multi-Layer Effect Pigments

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 155 097 A Cholesteric multi-layer effect pigments for paints, automotive coatings and inks, including security applications, have been patented by BASF AG. The pigments are obtained by producing laminate of cholesteric layers on…

  • Gelled Biocidal

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 158 855 A Gelled biocidal compositions for paint and inks have been patented by Aventis Cropscience AS PT. They are comprised of gel-forming dendrimers with internal cavities that have active material which may be used with ino…

  • Paint with Fungicides, UV Protection Patented by Cognis

    August 10, 2005
    l Patent No. Europe 1 150 567 A Cognis Corp. has patented pigmented coatings—including waterborne acrylic paint—containing halogenated benzonitrile fungicide. The coatings are protected against fading on exposure to UV radiation by addit…

  • Wood Preservative and Cleaner

    August 10, 2005
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,395,698 B1 A corrosion inhibiting, sanitizing/ disinfectant wood preservative and hard surface leaner has been patented by Mason Chemical Co. The formulation, which can be diluted, consists of: approximately 18.5-25% of a mixture…

  • Antimicrobial Coatings

    August 10, 2005
    l Patent No. Europe 1 182 928 A Antimicrobial coatings are obtained on polymeric surfaces by immobilizing antimicrobial (co)polymers containing (quaternary) nitrogen groups or poly-t-butylaminoethyl methacrylate, optionally by physisorption of poly…

  • Doped Titanium Dioxide for use As UV Absorber, Photocatalyst

    August 10, 2005
    l Patent No. Europe 1 138 632 A Degussa AG has been awarded a patent that covers doped titanium dioxide (TiO2) which is useful as a photocatalyst and as a UV absorber. It is comprised of pyrogenic TiO2 containing Zn, Pt, Mg and/or Al oxide(s).…

  • Thermally Curable

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,395,822 B1 Garry J. Edington of Avon Lake, OH has been awarded a patent for a liquid coating that is thermally-curable in the presence of oxygen. The coating is comprised of a monomer or oligomer containing two or more acrylate an…

  • Pigment Concentrate

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 151 047 A Sigma Coatings has patented a pigment concentrate for use in powder coatings without tinting strength reserve. It is is prepared by comminuting pigment particles in a bead mill in the presence of an aqueous binder, ie.…

  • Orica Australia Pty Ltd.

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 153 041 A Orica Australia Pty. Ltd. has patented polyester granules useful as matting agents. They are prepared in a process with reduced odor and reduced production of volatile and toxic initiator residues by suspension polymer…

  • Coatings with Deodorant Properties for Appliances

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 165 152 A A European patent covering domestic appliances with catalytic coatings with deodorant properties has been awarded to Institute Fur Neue Materialen Gem. GmbH & BSH Bosch. The coatings are obtained from compositions c…

  • International Coatings Ltd. Patents Powder Coatings

    August 10, 2005
    l Patent No. Europe 1 161 501 A Powder coatings in a wide range of colors and color mixing systems have been patented by International Coatings. They are comprised of fused or bonded agglomerates of colored base components, at least one of which is…

  • Kansai Patents Coatings with Long-Term Soil Resistance

    August 10, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 176 178 A Kansai Paint has been awarded a patent covering a coating with good…