Raw Materials & Equipment


  • Pigments | Raw material & Equipment

    Lanxess offers Colortherm yellow pigment

    Lanxess offers heat-stable Colortherm yellow pigments, which have proven to be particularly well suited for use in artificial turf. Colortherm yellow not only gives the turf its color, but also helps to enhance durability and weather resistance. Depe…
    06.18.07

  • Additives | Architectural Coatings | Pigments | Raw material & Equipment | Wood Coatings

    Tego introduces dispers 655

    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Dispers 655 for the production of APE-free universal pigment concentrates. This dispersant is suitable for water, solvent and radiation-curable formulations. Dispers 655 is effective in…
    06.18.07

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    Lanxess offers Soft Touch resins,

    The Lustran Polymers business unit of Lanxess Corp. recently introduced Soft Touch resins and now offers a full-color brochure that highlights the features and benefits of the products to help its customers better use its chemistry. The Soft Touch re…
    05.17.07

  • Powder Coatings | Raw material & Equipment

    GE Plastics OFfers Noryl

    GE Plastics has added conductive Noryl GTX resins to its ecomagination product portfolio. These new environmentally-friendly materials are optimized for powder coatings. They contain conductive fillers that eliminate the need to apply an…
    05.17.07

  • Binders | Raw material & Equipment | Wood Coatings

    Bayer Materialscience

    Bayer MaterialScience AG has launched its latest generation of waterborne binders, Bayhydrol XP 2557, XP 2558 and XP 2593/1 for parquet floor coatings. These new binders make it possible to formulate N-methyl pyrrolidone- (NMP) free wood coatings tha…
    05.17.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Cytec launches new

    Cytec has launched Ucecoat 7631 waterborne UV curable resin for topcoats on outdoor wood joinery. This aliphatic polyurethane dispersion offers weathering resistance as well as chemical and mechanical resistance for wood joinery and other outdoor ap…
    05.17.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Ross Improves Planetary Mixer

    Charles Ross and Son has improved its planetary mixer with the introduction of a new dual-shaft design incorporating a special helical agitator and high-speed dispersion blade. The new combination of agitators pro…
    05.17.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Rohm and Haas launch Rhoplex

    Rohm and Haas has introduced a new acrylic technology for flat to semi-gloss architectural paint. Rhoplex VSR-1050 acrylic emulsion is a performance driven binder based on new advanced acrylic technology with a unique polymer structure and ambient cr…
    04.18.07

  • Binders | Raw material & Equipment

    Sartomer introduces

    Sartomer has recently introduced Krasol NN prepolymers, which function as binders for granulated rubber composites. Krasol NN prepolymers were designed to produce composites by coating/binding granulated rubber products. Rubber-based composites produ…
    04.18.07

  • Additives | Raw material & Equipment | Solvents

    Tego reactive dispersant

    Tego Coating Additives and Specialty Resins has introduced Tegomer D 3403, a nonionic reactive dispersant for the production of polyurethane dispersions. By the complete or partial replacement of conventional anionic dispersants, Tegomer D 3403 impar…
    04.18.07

  • Additives | Pigments | Raw material & Equipment

    clariant offers licocene pp ma

    Clariant’s pigments and additives division has introduced Licocene PP MA 6452 TP, an adhesion promoter for natural fiber-filled wood composites with a polymer matrix. This coupling agent and compatibilizer was specially developed for the…
    04.18.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Bayer Materialscience

    The coatings, adhesives, sealants business unit of Bayer Material­Science AG has extended its range of solvent-free products with the addition of two Bayhydrol polyurethane dispersions specially developed for the coating of plastics. Bayhyd…
    04.18.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Cognis offers Versamine S

    Cognis’ Versamine S range of curing agents enable coatings manufacturers to develop high-solids epoxy coatings that are easy to apply and cure very quickly. The Versamine S range of curing agents are suitable for marine, protective and civil en…
    04.18.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Cytec launches new

    Cytec Industries Inc. has launched two new energy curable resins for a broad range of industrial metal applications. Ebercryl 3213 epoxy acrylate is designed to provide outstanding adhesion to metal substrates for general pipe and tubing applications…
    04.18.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Dow Expands Versify line of

    The Dow Chemical Company has introduced a number of new grades of Versify plastomers and elastomers, each designed to deliver performance and processing benefits to address specific market needs. Versify plastomers and elastomers are a highly versati…
    04.18.07

  • Raw material & Equipment

    Ferro launches two

    Ferro Corp.’s has launched RealEase and AquaRealEase, porcelain enamel coatings for a variety of appliance and houseware applications. RealEase resists scratching with metal utensils at cooking temperatures and is dishwasher safe. Its color and…
    04.18.07

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    Dupont launches

    DuPont has developed a new manufacturing process to remove greater than 97% of trace levels of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its homologues and direct precursors from its fluorotelomer products. This process meets key commitments of the EPA voluntar…
    04.18.07

  • Architectural Coatings | Raw material & Equipment

    Cognis offers high performance

    Cognis has developed Foamaster 350 mineral oil-free defoamer for use in high performance varnishes, coatings and adhesives. Derived from renewable resource, this new universal liquid defoamer is comprised of hydrophobic elements and natural oils. It…
    03.19.07

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    Ciba offers color trend design

    Ciba Specialty Chemicals has launched Color Trend Vision, a design and technology package developed to provide designers, paint, ink and masterbatch producers with global and regional color trend forecasts and information, design tools, technology an…
    03.19.07

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    Alberdingk Boley introduces

    Alberdingk Boley has launched Albodur, a new product line of 100% solids castor oil-based polyols (COPO) for zero VOC, two-pack flooring applications. Albodur COPOs are based on renewable resources and are hydrophobic in nature. These low visco…
    02.06.07