Valspar patents low VOC coating

August 14, 2006

Patent No. U.S. 7,037,584 B2
Valspar has received a patent for a method of making a coating composition comprising the steps of blending an epoxy material, a reactive diluent, and an acrylic resin; reacting the epoxy material and the acrylic resin to form an epoxy acrylate resin; dispersing the reactive diluent and the epoxy acrylate resin into water; and polymerizing the reactive diluent, wherein the aqueous coating composition formed has a volatile organic compound content of no greater than 0.4 kilogram per liter of solids.