Coatex Patents Method for Dispersing Alkyd Reins with Associative Polymers

October 23, 2013

U.S. 8,263,699 B2
Coatex S.A.S. has been awarded a patent for a method comprised of blending a polymer comprised of, in polymerized form: (meth)acrylic acid, a (meth)acrylic ester, and at least one hydrophobic monomer, with at least one alkyd resin and water to obtain a blend;  adjusting the pH of the blend to a value greater than six, to obtain a dispersion of the blend in the water; and then) precipitating the dispersion by adjusting the pH to a value less than six.