Alberdingk Boley, Inc.
(336) 454-5000/Fax: (336) 454-5007
Web site: www.alberdingkusa.com
UV/EB raw materials offered: water-based UV dispersions.
Product name: LUX 250
Attributes/comments: This physically drying before cure polyester poly�urethane UV dispersion has excellent scratch resistance, fast flash-off time and low grain raising in wood.
Product name: LUX 484
Attributes/comments: This UV polyurethane acrylic copolymer has excellent flexibility, good mar and scratch resistance. Excellent for pigmented systems.
(800) 231-7868/Fax: (800) 437-3266
Web site: www.basf.com/naftaresins
UV/EB raw materials offered: Laromer UV-EB curable resins; Darocur, Irgacure and Lucirin photoinitiator lines
Product name: Darocur, Irgacure and Lucirin photoinitiators lines
Attributes/comments: BASF is a leading global supplier of free radical photoinitiators, cationic initiators and complementary additives for UV curable systems. The Irgacure, Darocur and Lucirin photoinitiator lines provide quick efficient curing for radiation curable inks, coatings and electronics.
Product name: Laromer UV-EB curable resins
Attributes/comments: For more than 20 years, BASF has set standards in resource-saving, emission-free radiation curing for radiation curable printing inks and coatings with its high performance Laromer oligomers and monomers offering fast drying, low-VOC emission, low capital expenditure and energy efficiencies to the industry.
Woodland Park, NJ
(973) 357-3100/Fax: (973) 357-3050
Web site: www.cytec.com
Attributes/comments: Cytec manufactures radiation-curing resins and provides total solutions for energy-curable coatings and inks worldwide. Cytec offers advanced technologies, manufacturing, R&D and technical support by means of its portfolio of innovative and eco-friendly resins and specialty additives, including Ebecryl UV-curable resins and oligomers, Ucecoat waterborne UV-curable resins, Additol photoinitiators and additives, Raylok UV-curable resins and UVekol glass laminating system.
Evonik Degussa Corp.
(888) 745-4227/Fax: (732) 981-5310
Web site: www.evonik.com
UV/EB raw materials offered: Producer of matting agents for UV/EB coatings
Product name: Acematt 3300 Matting Agent
Attributes/comments: Acematt 3300 matting agent, due to a specialized treatment, exhibits exceptional matting performance at lower loading levels while providing maximum transparency with minimal viscosity build.
Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH
+49 (0) 201 173-2222
Fax: +49 (0) 201 173-1939
Web site: www.tego.de
UV/EB raw materials offered: Additives and co-binders for UV/EB formulations
Product name: Tego Rad Series
Attributes/comments: Crosslinkable siloxane-based surface control additive series to improve wetting, leveling, slip and release properties. Very broad usage in various areas like flexographic, offset and jet inks.
Product name: Tego Foamex and Tego Airex Series
Attributes/comments: Highly effective and powerful defoamers and deaerator series to prevent and eliminate foam. Both silicone-free or siloxane-based additives are available. Tego additives are known for their high performance and very good compatibility.
(215) 547-1015/Fax: (215) 547-2484
Web site: www.gelest.com
UV/EB raw materials offered: Silane, silicone and metal-organic molecules for adhesion promotion and crosslinking; improved chemical resistance and corrosion protection; controlling hydrophobicity, hydro�philicity and oleophobicity; and rheological aids (for improving processing, dispersion, flow).
International Specialty Products (ISP)
(973) 628-3174/Fax: (973) 628-3311
Web site: www.ispcorp.com
Product name: Rapi-Cure
Attributes/comments: Rapi-Cure Vinylether is a reactive diluent for cationic, charge transfer and free radical radiation curable coatings. Vinyethers can undergo distinct polymerizations, such as cationic, which is unusually electron rich and forms rapidly polymerizing carbocations in the presence of initiators, such as Lewis and Bronsted acids.
Product name: V-Pyrol
Attributes/comments: V-Pyrol is a reactive diluent for radical initiated UV radiation curing used in wood coatings, release coatings, inks, etc. It accelerates UV curing rates as the reactive diluent; typically formulated with an oligomer, it imparts unique solution viscosity reduction and enhanced adhesion to non-polar substrates.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
(800) 380-5397/Fax: (216) 447-5238
Web site: www.lubrizolcoatings.com
Product name: Solsperse 71000 Hyperdispersant
Attributes/comments: Solsperse 71000 is a 100% active polymeric dispersant that is ideal for UV-cured wood coatings and digital inks. Improving pigment dispersion and stability in UV-cured coatings, Solsperse 71000 increases pigment and matting agent concentration, improves pigment wetting, provides higher gloss and strength with organic pigments and improves rheology.
Prime UV - IR
Carol Stream, IL
Fax: (630) 681-0022
Web site: www.primeuv.com
UV/EB raw materials offered: Manufactures high-intensity UV curing and IR drying equipment for powder coatings, wood and metal finishing and other specialized industrial applications.
Product name: Prime UV 3D Cure System
Attributes/comments: Prime UV 3D and powder coatings UV curing systems are installed in-line with automatic and manual sprayer equipment to ensure the complete cure of UV coated pieces.
Product name: Prime UV Board Processing UV Equipment
Attributes/comments: Prime UV highest intensity curing systems are installed in-line on board processing lines to instantly cure UV coatings and UV resins. Prime UV processors deliver the highest peak irradiance maximizing the depth of cure, providing a superior UV processed product.
Rahn USA Corp.
Web site: www.rahn-group.com
UV/EB raw materials offered: Energy curable monomers, oligomers, additives and photoinitiators
Product name: Genorad 50 and 51 Dispersing Aids
Attributes/comments: Genorad dispersing aids improve dispersion and stability of pigments used in UV/EB inks and coatings by providing easy separation of pigment particles during the milling process and they stearically stabilize the pigment particles, minimizing flocculate and agglomeration.
Product name: Genomer 4267
Attributes/comments: Genomer 4267 is an aliphatic urethane acrylate for radically curable inks, coatings and adhesives. It is recommended where exceptional flexibility, mechanical properties and adhesion are required.