• Mixing Equipment

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 114 67 A Safe, flexible mixing equipment for paint has been patented by Corob SpA. The equipment is comprised of a support unit for containers and drive machinery with brake to lock container in the required position, and a…

  • UV-Resistant Pre-Mix

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,337,362 B1 Elementis Specialties, Inc. has patented a method of manufacturing ultraviolet resistant paint, coatings finishes or plastic articles. The method entails providing a sufficient amount of a binder/substrate material…

  • Rohm and Haas Patents Way to

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,337,366 B1 Rohm and Haas has patented a method of improving viscosity stability of an aqueous composition by adding a mixture of at least one multiphobe that is comprised of at least one hydrophilic segment and at least two h…

  • Cabot Awarded Patent for

    August 9, 2005
    ● Patent No. U.S. 6,336,965 B1 Cabot Corp. has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a modified pigment with improved dispersing properties. The pigment product is comprised of a pigment having attached at least one aromatic or alkyl group…

  • Water- and Oil-Repellent

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 128 912 A Water- and/or oil-repellent coatings, obtained on surfaces by exposure to plasma comprising (substituted) alkyene, especially fluorinated alkyene as specified, have been patented. Plasma generation methods are cla…

  • PPG Patents Polyacid-Cured Epoxy Coatings

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,268,055 Photochromic polyacid-cured epoxy coatings for optical use have been patented by PPG Industries Ohio Inc. The coatings have a specified hardness and darken in color on irradiation with UV light. The coatings are obtained fr…

  • Antifouling Paint Patented by Chugoku Marine Paints Ltd.

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 092 758 A Chugoku Marine Paints Ltd. has patented a paint with good surface smoothness, film strength and hardness combined with long-term antifouling properties. The coatings are obtained from storage-stable compositions with lo…

  • Excelda Mfg. Patents

    August 9, 2005
    l Patent No. U.S. 6,048,580 Excelda Manufacturing Company has been awarded a U.S. patent for its durable self-cleaning marine coatings that exhibit good release properties. The first coating is based on 60% silicone elastomer, 20% hydrocarbon solven…

  • UV Curable Composition

    August 9, 2005
    l Patent No. Europe 1 115 751 A A UV curable composition that contains one to three weight percent cationic photopolymerization initiator and a charge transfer complex for a quick and complete cure has been patented by Fusion UV Systems The compos…

  • Silane Copolymeric Coating

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 129 119 A A silane copolymeric coating for biocompatible hydrophilic durable elastic films has been patented by CR Bard, Inc. It exhibits good lubricity and wet abrasion resistance on polysiloxane (rubber) catheters, polyethylene…

  • Fluoropolymer Films with ďPaint-LikeĒ Appearance

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 131 375 A Fluoropolymer films with a “paint-like” appearance have been patented by DuPont. The films exhibit good exterior durability, chemical resistance and thermal formability and can be securely bonded to…

  • SC JOHNSON COMMERCIAL

    August 9, 2005
     Patent No. U.S. 6,090,882 SC Johnson Commercial Markets, Inc. has patented a waterborne one-pack composition, useful for coatings on wood, metal and concrete. It is prepared by emulsion addition polymerization, preferably as a multi-stage pro…

  • MultiColor Asphalt

    August 9, 2005
     Patent No. U.S. 6,309,456 The Brewer Company, Milford, OH, has patented a multicolored coating that consists of a water-based carrier, emulsified salt base and at least one globular color component, wherein the color component has a viscosity…

  • Process for the Preparation of

    August 9, 2005
    Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc. of Japan has patented a process for the preparation of a powder coating composition, comprised of: copolymerizing five-90% by weight of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of glycidyl g…

  • Storage Stable

    August 9, 2005
    Patent No. Europe 1 095 977 A UCB SA has patented storage-stable waterborne compositions that provide durable coatings with good film-forming properties, adhesion, barrier properties, solvent and water resistance, mechanical strength on various…