Raw Materials & Equipment

Allnex Unveils UCECOAT 7788 for Water-based UV Curable Wood Coatings

September 16, 2013

Allnex has introduced UCECOAT 7788, a cost-effective, innovative solution for formulators of water-based UV curable wood coatings looking to differentiate and customize their products, according to the company.

UCECOAT 7788 is a tin and VOC-free radiation-curable polyurethane dispersion developed for industrial Wood and Furniture applications. It offers a unique combination of versatility, stability and performance/cost ratio.

UCECOAT 7788 is characterized by best-in class value-in-use properties such as drying behavior and dispersion stability. Further it offers a good balance in elasticity, hardness and toughness resulting in an excellent coin resistance. Coatings based on UCECOAT 7788 are tack-free before cure, offering ease of use without compromising on esthetical aspect.

Finally, its novel and unique polymer design offers a wide compatibility with other polymer chemistries as acrylics or even alkyds, enabling formulators to explore new blending combinations off the beaten track.

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