• CLARIANT OFFERSWAX FOR

    August 10, 2005
    ● Clariant has launched a new wax for UV paints. It is available in two forms, Licomont ER 165, granule form, and Ceridust 5091, micropowder. Unlike conventional wax types, it can be firmly anchored in the paint film through light energy…

  • NUSA Produces

    August 10, 2005
    Madrid, Spain-based NUSA Iberica S.A. produces a variety of high quality driers and catalysts for the coatings industry. Among its solvent-based systems for the coatings and ink industry are driers and lead-free multi-metal driers, wetting and…

  • Formulary Guide

    August 10, 2005
    ● A new formulary guide on the uses and applications for green solvents is now available from Vertec Biosolvents, a manufacturer of corn and soybeanderived ester blends from ethyl lactate and methyl soyate solvents. Published in a three-r…

  • Lubrizol Launches Line

    August 10, 2005
    Lubrizol Launches Line of Foam Control Additives ● Lubrizol Coating Additives has launched a new line of foam control additives for water-based, solvent and 100% solids paint and coatings. Antibubble, antifoams and defoamers comprise a f…

  • Sartomer Offers

    August 10, 2005
    Sartomer Company’s Sarcure photoinitiators technical bulletin is now available to coatings, inks, adhesives and other UV/EB formulators. The literature provides the scientific data formulators need to select the right photoinitiators for…

  • Corrosion Inhibitor Case

    August 10, 2005
    Corrosion Inhibitor Case Study Available From Degussa ● Degussa Corp. has published a case history outlining Protectosil CIT corrosion inhibitor used on the parking deck of the Fort Lauderdale, FL International Airport. Degussa’s P…

  • HunterLab Offers ColorQuest XE-Touch

    August 10, 2005
    unterLab has introduced the ColorQuest XE-Touch, a self-contained reflectance/transmittance spectrophotometer. It measures the color of painted products as well as paint drawdowns. ColorQuest XE-Touch uses a large LCD display that is back lit and can…

  • New Taber Instrument Performs Abrasivity Testing

    August 10, 2005
    Taber Industries has introduced the Model 5500 multi-media abraser. Available as a separate attachment or pre-mounted on a Taber abraser, this instrument measures the abrasive properties of fluids, powders and semi-solids. The multi-media abraser all…

  • Ametek Produces

    August 10, 2005
    l Ametek Specialty Metal Products has begun production of stainless steel flake (SSF) for use as a high performance additive in protective paint and as a brightening pigment in decorative coatings. Ametek’s SSF, produced from type 316L premium…

  • Cognis Launches Series of

    August 10, 2005
    Cognis has recently launched a series of new products for use in coatings. Perenol S 83 UV, a solvent-free modified polyether siloxane, has above average slip properties and improved substrate wetting. Perenol S 71 UV is a silicone acrylate with good…

  • New Study on Powder Coatings Reveals Opportunities

    August 10, 2005
    A market and assessment study conducted by Irfab Chemical Consultants, Powder Coatings Europe 2001-2010–A Global Comparison: Europe, Americas and Asia, revealed that the powder coatings market offers global opportunities for coatings manufactur…

  • Netzsch-Condux Offers

    August 10, 2005
    l Netzsch-Condux offers an extensive selection of original OEM Condux replacement parts and accessories. As the only factory-source supplier of original Netzsch-Condux parts in North America, Netzsch offers competitive parts pricing and delivery, acc…

  • Water-Based Resin From Tego Offers Anti-Graffiti Properties

    August 10, 2005
    Tego coating and ink additives has expanded its line of anti-graffiti resins with a new product for water-based systems that exhibits outstanding water- and oil-repellant properties. Tego Protect 5100 is a modified polydimethyl siloxane with 60% non-…

  • X-Rite Introduces Portable Spectrodensitometer

    August 10, 2005
    l Grandville, MI-based X-Rite Inc., a provider of technology that measures color, light and shape, has introduced the 939 portable 0˚/45˚ spectrodensitometer. The spectrodensitometer features X-Rite’s high-resolution, 31-point spectra…

  • Hockmeyer Redesigns

    August 10, 2005
    Hockmeyer Equipment Corporation has redesigned its CMX-100 tank washer. The low pressure, high volume cylinder hoists have been changed to a telescopic column making the new CMX structurally stronger. The new hydraulic power unit and lid design allow…

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