The Universal Selection Source: Coatings Ingredients

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Ecological concerns have increased the need and interest to develop alternative sources for chemical feedstock. Many coatings companies have actively been developing solutions away from the typical petrochemical feedstock and bio-based- technologies are becoming more and more available for the coating industry. Resins and additives can be based on renewable resources and formulated into paints complying with existing and future regulations.

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Jun 22, 2017 | Industry News

Ashland’s Coating System for Flexible Food Packaging Gets U.S. Patent

Ashland has received US patent 9,539,795 for its PureKote™ 23589 dispersion and PureKote™ 21412A cross-linking agent coating system. PureKote 23589 is a water-based dispersion in liquid form...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

Tikkurila Plans to Invest in Decorative & Industrial Paints Factory in Russia

Tikkurila is planning to invest in a new factory in Russia. The factory will produce decorative and industrial products. It will operate water-borne and one solvent-borne factory. The new site will...

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Jun 13, 2017 | Industry News

Covestro & PPG Partner to Test Sustainable Automotive Coatings in Solar Car

A group of highly motivated students developed a solar car. Covestro partners with PPG to test its bio-based hardener. PPG used a three-layer polyurethane coating on the car. The coating is suited...

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Jun 12, 2017 | Industry News

Siegwerk’s UV Offset Inks Receive EPEA Certification

Siegwerk’s new Sicura Litho NutriEco UV offset ink range was awarded “Material Health Certification GOLD” by the EPEA. Siegwerk partnered to utilize this sustainable range of UV offset inks for its...

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Jun 8, 2017 | Industry News

Eco-friendly EHLA Coating Process for Corrosion Protection

Standard coating processes such as hard chrome plating, thermal spraying have certain drawbacks. Researchers have developed an eco-friendly alternative process to overcome shortcomings of the...

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Jun 21, 2017 | Industry News

NatureWorks Forms New Division to Supply Bio-based Chemical Intermediates

NatureWorks has formed a new division to supply chemical intermediates. Vercet™ lactides can be used to create solvent-borne alkyd resins for wood and metal coatings. Vercet™ polyols provide...

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Jun 13, 2017 | Industry News

ChemSpec & Labema Corrosion Inhibitors Enter Distribution Agreement

ChemSpec MéXICO and Labema Corrosion Inhibitors have recently entered into a distribution arrangement. Labema’s brands represent corrosion inhibitors for water-based coatings; which includes...

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Jun 12, 2017 | Industry News

Carbodeon Develops Advanced Coatings for Better Tribological Applications

Carbodeon has developed a new NanoDiamond nickel. Target applications include sliding wear, including the automotive, oil & gas industries. The process is eco-friendly and contains no hexavalent...

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Jun 9, 2017 | Industry News

New Nanoparticles Show Potential to Replace Toxic Materials Used for Antifouling

New materials have been developed by scientists in ESRI at Swansea University which is nontoxic, economical and shows promise to replace more toxic materials for antifouling. The new materials are...

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Jun 8, 2017 | Industry News

SIBUR Signs Investment Contract to Set-up Dioctyl Terephthalate Plant

SIBUR has planned to to set up a new 100 ktpa facility producing dioctyl terephthalate. DOTP is a key component in floor and roof coatings. It meets the highest environmental requirements. The...

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