Raw Materials & Equipment

Rohm and Haas offers new binder

February 19, 2008

Rohm and Haas’ paint and coatings materials business offers Fastrack HD-21A binder, a 100% crosslinking acrylic that is used by traffic paint manufacturers to produce high-build, durable water-based markings. It has excellent glass bead retention, excellent adhesion to concrete and asphalt highways and provides exceptional durability, according to the company. Traffic paints based on Fastrack HD-21A binder are currently being used at Cape Canaveral on the landing site for the space shuttle, on high-speed racetracks, on airport runways, on federal and state highways and on bridges and tunnels. More info: Rohm and Haas Company, (215) 641-7633; Web: www.fastrackroadmarkings.com.