Valspar Patents Solvenborne Coating

March 25, 2014

U.S. 8,568,831 B2
Valspar Sourcing has been granted a patent for a coating composition comprised of a polymer comprised of an organic backbone and at least one acetoacyl-functional group; at least one carbonyl-functional solvent compound having a sufficient concentration in the coating composition to provide a pot life that is greater than a pot life attainable with an equal concentration of xylene, wherein a concentration of solvent-based carbonyl groups from the at least one carbonyl-functional solvent compound constitutes greater than approximately 15 percent by weight of the coating composition, based on an entire weight of the coating composition; and a crosslinking agent.