• BASF Dispersion Delivers Performance at Zero-VOC

    August 10, 2005
    BASF Corp.’s architectural coatings raw materials business unit has introduced Acronal Optive 130 for use in exterior and interior architectural coatings in zero- and low-VOC formulations. One polymer, flat, low-sheen and semi-gloss paints can…

  • Eastman Adhesion Promoters For Auto Paint-On-Plastic

    August 10, 2005
    Eastman Chemical Company has introduced CP 730-1 chlorinated adhesion promoter and AP 550-1 non-chlorinated adhesion promoter. Both products target the increasing performance demands of the automotive paint-on-plastic market. Each of these new produc…

  • Engelhard’s Sparkle Silver Offers New Styling Options

    August 10, 2005
    Engelhard’s Cyclo sparkle silver pigment is a mica-based effect pigment designed specifically to work with powder coatings used for appliance, automotive, architectural and building applications. This pigment is engineered to improve applicatio…

  • Elementis Specialties

    August 10, 2005
    Elementis Specialties has introduced a new rheology modifier for solvent-free, high solids and conventional solvent-based coatings. Thixatrol Max rheological additive provides superior intercoat adhesion properties, highly flexible manufacturing, exc…

  • UCB Launches UV

    August 10, 2005
    l UCB Chemicals has introduced two new UV curable oil acrylates to the European market. Raylok 1621 for wood primer and Raylok 1622 for topcoat are specially designed for wood flooring and furniture to provide an oil-like warm finish with a transpare…

  • UCB Launches UV

    August 10, 2005
    l UCB Chemicals has introduced two new UV curable oil acrylates to the European market. Raylok 1621 for wood primer and Raylok 1622 for topcoat are specially designed for wood flooring and furniture to provide an oil-like warm finish with a transpare…

  • Degussa Offers Profile

    August 10, 2005
    Degussa Corp. has published a case history outlining the use of its Protectosil CIT corrosion inhibitor to protect the Norfolk parking garage at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ. The application of Protectosil CIT was used as a pr…

  • ELIOKEM OFFERS NEW

    August 10, 2005
    ● Pliotec 7104 resin from Eliokem is specially developed for applications on concrete substrates. The resin forms a protective film and provides excellent resistance to abrasion. In addition, the small resin particles allow the paint to p…

  • Rhodia Launches New VOC and APE-Free Defoamers

    August 10, 2005
    Rhodia Launches New VOCand APE-Free Defoamers ● Rhodia has introduced new defoamer products that are VOC- and APE-free with superior stability. These new additions to Rhodia’s line of Rhodoline additives are designed specifically fo…

  • Huntsman Polyurethanes Offers New Isocyanate for Coatings

    August 10, 2005
    Huntsman Polyurethanes Offers New Isocyanate for Coatings ● Huntsman Polyurethanes has introduced Rubinate 9447 isocyanate. This low viscosity product, approximately 700 cps, is used to manufacture polyurea coatings for applications that…

  • Clariant Offers

    August 10, 2005
    Clariant Offers Dipropylene Glycol Dimethyl Ether ● Clariant Corporation has launched dipropylene glycol dimethyl ether, an aprotic, inert solvent featuring low toxicity. The material, which can be used to replace hazardous solvents such…

  • NEw CD-Rom

    August 10, 2005
    New CD-ROM from Lubrizol ● Lubrizol Coating Additives’ new CDROM contains product data, technical data sheets as well as many useful hints and links to industry-related web sites. More info: Lubrizol Coating Additives, (440) 943-420…

  • Tego Develops New Heat-Resistant Resin

    August 10, 2005
    Tego Develops New Heat-Resistant Resin ● Tego Coating and Ink Additives, a business unit of Degussa, has developed a resin for solvent-based systems designed for cookware and other applications requiring heat resistance and exceptional r…

  • EFKA Launches New Defoamer

    August 10, 2005
    EFKA Launches New Defoamer For Flooring Applications ● EFKA Additives BV has developed a new defoamer to supplement its range of additives specially dedicated to flooring applications. EKFA-2723 is a defoamer and air-release agent for so…

  • ISP Releases Industrial

    August 10, 2005
    ISP Releases Industrial Biocide Capability Brochure ● International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP) is offering a new brochure containing information on the full-spectrum of ISP’s industrial biocides, including Fungitrol fungicides,…