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This innovative platform of varnish and coating solutions enables formulators to develop outstanding high temperature resistant coatings that are adapted a wide variety of formulations specificities. It provides to paint producers the possibility to each the highest  temperature resistance requirements or develop waterborne solution to meet the severe regulation and labeling on chemical substance.

Waterborne High Heat protective coating

Are you looking for a solution to develop waterborne coatings with no compromise on high heat resistance?

This NMP-free polyimide resin is a non-soluble, non-melting film coating combining:
  • Superior heat resistance: up to 500°C
  • Variable thermal expansion
  • Waterborne system
  • Electrical resistance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Electric insulation

What are the specificities of this varnish?


Solvent-free and VOC reduction



This newly developed waterborne polyimide precursor system allow 85% reduction of VOC vs solvent based solution and is REACH registered:
Solvent-free and VOC reduction

Easier processing and handling




This water base varnish is treated at lower temperature and can be stored at room temperature: no freezing is required after processing!
Water base Varnish General PI composition
Solvent Water NMP
Heat-treatment condition (°C) 150-250 250-400
Varnish stability preservation condition <30°C <5°C

Electrical resistance for effective insulation Electrical resistance for effective insulation




This improved PI has a superior electrical insulation in order to provide an effective insulation to the coating:
  • Volume resistivity = 1,5 x 1016 Ω
  • Surface resistance > 1016

Improved chemical resistance Improved chemical resistance

Polyimide film has excellent resistance to metallic salt solution acid and alkali with high strength retention rate:
  • 99% in Xylene
  • 95% in Methylenechloride
  • 92% in Methylethylketone
  • 88% in Chloroform
You can match your exact needs with this waterborne polyimide varnish: you can get customized formulation properties with adapted viscosity and interaction with additives depending on the needs required for your application.

A case study on how to get high heat resistance with a NMP-free option is available:
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Case Studies from High heat solutions

Go beyond temperature resistance boundaries in your protective coating with 500°C continuous resistance and up to 800°C peak!

Protective coatings is a challenging application and current solutions, such as silicone, are not able to endure temperature higher than 550°C (peak) for more than 16 hours and are not providing a satisfying level of chemical and mechanical resistance. Would you value a coating capable of resisting to extreme temperature up to 800°C (peak temperature) and to 500°C continuously?

Exceed current high heat solutions overall performances with this brand new polytitanocarbosilanes based materials available as a resin or a ready to use film coating providing higher temperature resistance, improved chemical, mechanical and corrosion resistance compared to silicon!

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Get high heat resistance with the best-in class NMP-free Polyimide Varnish: up to 550°C at 5% weight loss properties!

Get high heat resistance with the best-in class NMP-free Polyimide Varnish: up to 550°C at 5% weight loss properties!

A new NMP-free Polyimide Varnish coating material has been developed enabling high heat resistance formulation, easier handling with room temperature storage and can be customized to your application and process!

It allows the combination of high heat resistance, electrical insulation and chemical resistance with easy processing to develop protective coatings. An exclusive grade has also been developed for waterborne system with over 85% VOC reduction!

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