Kansai Paint Patents Thermosetting Coating

October 5, 2010

Patent No. U.S. 7,744,962 B2
Kansai Paint Co. has been granted a patent for a thermosetting liquid coating composition for an aluminum wheel comprised of a hydroxy- and carboxy-containing acrylic resin having a hydroxyl value of 90 to 150 mg KOH/g and an acid value of 1 to 30 mg KOH/g, the acrylic resin being obtained by copolymerizing a monomer mixture comprised of 10-50% weight of a C6-18 alkyl ester of (meth)acrylic acid, 8-40% weight of a secondary hydroxy-containing unsaturated monomer, and a carboxy-containing unsaturated monomer; and an amino resin.