Evonik unveils Tego Airex 921 deaerator for UV-curable coatings
July 24, 2012
Evonik has launched Tego Airex 921, a deaerator that has been designed specifically for UV-curable printing inks and coatings for food packaging. The silicone-free product consists completely of raw materials compliant with the A list of Swiss Ordinance SR 817.023.21, Annex 6. Tego Airex 921 contains 100% active matter, is free of organic solvents and made of approximately 60% renewable resources. The widely compatible deaerator can be used in clear and pigmented formulations without impact on the overprintability and is highly effective. Tego Airex 921 is offered as part of a new generation of deaerators from Evonik Industries with an emphasis on modern formulations and resource efficiency.
The term “renewable” is generally applied to those technologies and energy resources whose common characteristics are that they are non-depletable or naturally replenishable.1 Albeit, a major contribution from renewable…