A product of two natural ingredients – sand and water – colloidal silica is a versatile product which enhances and improves key functionalities of a variety of products and manufacturing processes, including industrial and architectural coatings.
“Levasil CC allows coatings customers to comply with and stay ahead of regulations while offering benefits such as a more attractive look, better durability, and smoother surfaces,” said Patrick Wilhelm, director Levasil Colloidal Silica at Nouryon. “This expansion will help us meet growing demand and anticipate future growth as we continue to research and develop new applications.”
The company recently introduced an ingredient that optimizes the performance of water-based multicolor paints. The company also agreed with Renmatix to jointly develop biomass-derived performance additives for architectural paints and construction materials.