Bomar Specialties Co.
Torrington, CT USA
UV/EB raw materials offered:Urethane, polyester and melamine acrylate/methacrylate oligomers.
BYK Additives & Instruments
Wallingford, CT USA
Product name:BYK-UV 3500, BYK-UV 3530, BYK-UV 3570, BYK-377
Attributes/comments:BYK offers a range of aqueous, solvent-borne and solvent-free surface additives for UV curable systems.
Attributes/comments:Mechanical, scratch resistance.
Tego Coating Additives & Specialty Resins
Hopewell, VA USA
Product name:Tego Flow 370
Attributes/comments:Tego Flow 370 is an excellent silicone-free flow and leveling additive for solventborne and energy curable formulations. Tego Flow 370 is highly compatible (minimized risk of haziness), heat stable and provides good recoatability. Tego Flow 370 is very suitable for clear coats and coatings with high optical demands.
Product name:Tego Rad 2100
Attributes/comments:Tego Rad 2100 is a silicone acrylate, radically crosslinkable, substrate wetting and flow additive for energy curable formulations. Tego Rad 2100 greatly enhances flow promotion while providing good recoatability and overprintability. Tego Rad 2100 is a versatile choice for wood, plastics, can and ink jet coatings.
Hexion Specialty Chemicals
Versatic Business Unit
Houston, TX USA
UV/EB raw materials offered:Acrylate monomer
Product name:ACE Hydroxyl Acrylate Monomer
Attributes/comments:This mono-functional hydroxyl epoxy acrylate offers low irritancy, excellent adhesion to low energy substrates, hydrophobicity, im�proved pigment wetting and excellent outdoor durability. In addition to being used in conventional UV systems, the hydroxyl group allows it to be used in dual cure systems.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
Cleveland, OH USA
UV/EB raw materials offered:Hyperdispersants and resins
Solsperse X300 Dispersant
Attributes/comments:Used in conjunction with increasingly popular radiation-cured coatings and inks, Solsperse X300 reactive dispersant crosslinks into the structure of the coating system to improve pigment dispersion and stability. It helps to reduce solvent emissions and improve environmental compliance. It is a 100% active cross-linkable dispersant that is dissolved into the millbase oligomer/monomer before the addition of pigments.
Product name:Doresco UVC87 polymers
Attributes/comments:Doresco UVC87 specialty polymers are designed to modify an existing energy-cured formulation to increase adhesion on plastics, especially low-surface energy plastics that can creat adhesion challenges. Ideal for use in UV-cure and electron beam curing formulations, the Doresco UVC87 series polymers are polymeric materials supplied dissolved in reactive diluent monomers.
Sartomer Company, Inc.
Exton, PA USA
(800) SARTOMER; (610) 363-4100
UV/EB raw materials offered:Sartomer Company, Inc. manufactures a complete line of monomers and oligomers for ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) cured coatings. Substrates include metal, paper, wood and plastic (e.g., hard coats). Performance property enhancements include abrasion resistance, exterior durability and gloss.
Attributes/comments:The CD420 is an acrylic monomer that has a viscosity of 6 cps at 25�C and a low surface tension of 27 D/cm.
Attributes/comments:The CN820 is an acrylic oligomer that has low shrinkage and aids in adhesion to various non-porous substrates.
Shamrock Technologies, Inc.
Newark, NJ USA