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Arkema Launches New Waterborne Alkyd Polymer for Coatings

September 23, 2013

Arkema Coating Resins, a business unit of Arkema Inc., has introduced Synaqua 4804 waterborne alkyd. This new binder is an APEO and ammonia-free short oil alkyd emulsion designed for use in a wide variety of coatings in which performance similar to solvent-based alkyds is desired.  It offers the coatings formulator a low-VOC option to develop high-gloss products with the application feel of a solvent-based alkyd.

Synaqua 4804 binder provides high-gloss potential and excellent gloss retention, very good hardness, quick dry time, low yellowing, good stability with anticorrosive pigments, good application characteristics and excellent performance in blends with other technologies, including styrene acrylics, acrylics and polyurethane dispersions.

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