Eastman Chemical Company has introduced Advantis 510W, a new APEO- (alkyphenolethoxylate) and halogen-free adhesion promoter for waterborne coatings. Developed for modified polypropylene substrates, it is ideal for complex bumper designs. Advantis offers excellent formulation latitude with numerous waterborne resins and basecoats, according to the company. It demonstrates robust adhesion using a variety of commercial topcoat applications and exhibits strong resistance during high pressure water jet testing. More info:
Eastman Chemical Co., (423) 229-2000; Web: www.eastman.com.
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