Coatex, with other BU's of the Arkema Group, Arkema Coatings Resins and Sartomer, will present its solutions to the Asian Paints and Coatings market at the 18th Chinacoat exhibition to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (November 20-22 2013, China). Coatex reiterates its strong involvement as one of the leading designers and producers of waterborne rheology additives with its innovative and robust range of dispersing agents and thickeners.
HumiSeal®, one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of conformal coatings announced that it will use the Productronica 2013 event in Munich, 12th to 15th November 2013, as a platform for the Global launch of its NEW UV curing conformal coating products. The company has made significant developments of its now well-established UV40 range and the new products mark a significant milestone in the ability of coatings to meet the exact standards especially in the automotive industry.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation recently announced the launch of Uvijet KA, a new alternative four color CMYK ink technology specifically designed for the Acuity Series of printers. Uvijet KA provides excellent adhesion, scratch resistance and enhanced tolerance to marks caused by operator fingerprints or traces left by protective films.
Specifically designed for the aggressive industrial environments found in many process industries, Versiline Vinyl Ester coatings deliver superior anti-corrosive protection and temperature, chemical and abrasion resistance. The Versiline Vinyl Ester range is already widely used in the US, and Hempel is launching it on the global market for the first time.
Jotun Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) launched the HPS Newbuilding Solution at Kormarine in Busan, South Korea. The HPS Newbuilding Solution is aimed at yards delivering vessels with eco-design and who want to maximize the energy efficiency at both speed trial and in operation.
Michelman offers a full line of primers and overprint varnishes formulated to allow HP Indigo users to get the most out of their presses. DigiPrime® and Michem® In-Line primers are HP-recommended and improve ink receptivity, rub resistance and image quality on most types of paper, plastic and film. Two new DigiPrime primers will be announced.
With ADDITOL® XL 6557, a polymeric, multifunctional universal grinding medium from Allnex, it is possible to formulate cost-effective, weather-resistant, high-concentration solvent-based pigment pastes that enable formulation of a wide range of high-performing, solventborne industrial coatings.
Cromax®, formerly known as DuPont Refinish, has further extended its range of Cromax® Pro Basecoat factory packed (Fac Pac) colors with the introduction of WB-9908 Super Jet Black. This solid, very deep black tint has been specifically formulated to repair colors like the Toyota Lexus 202 color Black/Black Onyx.
PG Industries' industrial coatings business has introduced DURANAR® GR (graffiti-resistant) and CORAFLON® GR coatings. Duranar GR and Coraflon GR coatings feature a clear, graffiti-resistant barrier over the pigmented color layer of the coating. If the coating is spray-painted or otherwise marred, it can be cleaned by applying DURAPREP® Prep 400 graffiti remover by PPG. After the solution has been allowed to dwell on the stain for 10 to 60 seconds, it can be wiped with a clean cloth or scrubbed with a nylon brush.
Archer Daniels Midland Company introduced ADM CA118, a new low-volatile organic compound (VOC) coalescent, at the Western Coatings Symposium in Las Vegas, Nev. ADM CA118 coalescent is a bio-based ingredient that can replace traditional coalescing solvents and lower the overall paint VOC content. The new coalescent is manufactured for architectural and industrial water-based coatings, as well as printing inks, caulks and adhesives.
Rockwood Color Pigments and Holliday Pigments are jointly exhibiting at the 18th Chinacoat exhibition to be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in November. Three Rockwood companies will be in attendance, Rockwood Pigments, Holliday Pigments and Sachtleben. Rockwood Pigments is focusing on its Lead-free replacement colors and Holliday Pigments will be launching a new Ultramarine blue pigment, Grade 71, alongside new Ultramarine violets Premier VSB, VSR and Ultramarine pink PX.
Zircotec announces new Endurance Range™ coatings, specifically designed to provide a durable surface finish for motorbike exhaust systems. Derived from the popular Performance Range™, their new coatings are applied using a proprietary plasma-sprayed process to deliver an extremely well-adhered and hard wearing finish, which significantly outlasts aftermarket paints.
Smoother to the touch than the standard range, and therefore easier to keep clean.
With the launch of the new Easy Cure system from Allnex, formulators can now develop waterborne epoxy systems that offer the performance and handling of solvent-based coatings. The new Easy Cure System from Allnex is composed of three elements: the BECKOCURE hardener and two epoxy resins-BECKOPOX®EP 2384w/57WA and BECKOPOX®387w/52WA.
Solvay Novecare promotes its portfolio of new breakthrough multifunctional additives, novel phosphate ester emulsifiers and new line of specialty monomers, dispersants and defoamers for waterborne architectural and industrial coatings markets during the 31st Western Coatings Symposium, a biennial, western United States and Canada Coatings Industry Conference and Trade Show. Solvay Novecare presents its range of products for waterborne formulations in Booth #201 during the WCS 2013 tradeshow.
BASF introduces new chemistries for the coatings industry at the 2013 Western Coatings Symposium and Show (WCS), October 20–23, in Las Vegas, Nevada. BASF shares solutions for architectural and decorative coatings, as well as for transportation and industrial coatings manufacturers.
Ruukki's new Z600 metal coating provides excellent corrosion resistance. The thick Z600 coating has a mass of 600 g/m2 of zinc and can withstand complex forming. Typical applications for Z600 coating include silos, culverts, traffic sign poles, crash barriers, electrical cabinets, frame structures and cable trays.
Allnex launches two new UV (ultra violet) resins, EBECRYL™ 8602 and EBECRYL™ 8415 high functionality urethane acrylates for hardcoat applications.
EBECRYL™ 8602 undiluted aliphatic 9-functional urethane acrylate improves coating performance with its excellent scratch and abrasion resistance while offering similar flexibility as standard 6-functional urethane acrylate.
Cortec® Corporation, one of the leaders in innovative, green, sustainable technologies has spent many years of dedicated experimentation to develop eco-efficient, biodegradable products made from sustainable materials that have positive effects on the environment and are safe to work with. Latest such innovation is EcoLine® 3680, a certified biobased, biodegradable, ready-to-use
temporary coating for multimetal protection.
Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI®), one of the global manufacturers of highly durable thin film optical coatings, introduces a new line of high laser damage threshold (LDT) coatings. Designed for use with lasers and other high energy systems, these coatings are ideal for diode, diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS), and gas lasers. DSI's new products feature laser damage threshold levels as high as 25 MW/cm2
Corr-Paint™ CP2010, a new aluminum rich, high performance coating developed by Aremco Products, Inc., is now used to provide high temperature corrosion resistance on copper and steel components and structures exposed to oxidation and corrosive atmospheres to 400°F (204°C).