For retaining the appearance and quality of exterior woods over the long-term, new Hostavin 3315 DISP adds the benefit of sustainable, label-free UVA protection to waterborne clearcoats and paint systems. The UV absorber has excellent photo-permanence and also high resistance to migration which helps keep cladding or fencing, for example, in top condition whatever the weather.
When used together with Clariant’s Hostavin 3070 DISP hindered amine light stabilizer (HALS), the benefits of a clearcoat last even longer. Both products carry Clariant’s EcoTain label in recognition of their sustainability benefits.
To be launched at the European Coatings Show 2019, Clariant’s new Dispersogen PLF 100 is a low-foaming polymer dispersing agent that helps to improve efficiency for paste producers, even when using hard-to-disperse red pigment concentrates.
Clariant’s non-halogenated flame retardant Exolit AP 435 for water-based intumescent coatings for steel, ensures that such coatings maintain easy application even in cold environments and after long storage. Clariant’s ammonium polyphosphate, which carries the Clariant EcoTain label, overcomes a previously known hurdle for long-term applicability of intumescent coatings.
New non-halogenated flame retardant Exolit AP 468 (TP) for intumescent solvent-based coatings used in demanding conditions reduces the possibility for the coating’s fire resistance performance to be affected by the formation of water-related blisters.
The mass production of high volume, high-intensity color shades requires complex dispersing by the paint maker to achieve the perfect full-color tone for high-performance coatings.
“While the impact of every innovation for building and construction-related applications is not always apparent at the consumer level, providing our coatings industry customers with easy-to-use ingredients that boost efficiency, lower resource use and enable them to introduce more environmentally-compatible, effective and safer products, benefits everyone in the long-term creation of more sustainable, beautiful cities," said Achim Hennemann, segment manager coatings, flame retardants, Clariant.