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Plastic coatings Channel
Plastic coatings are a large and growing market which include automotive interior and exterior, resilient flooring and stamping foils, plastic signs and sheeting, office equipment & much more. Plastics are coated to provide specific appearance and protection to the substrate. The main challenge to coat plastic substrate is to choose the right resin in order to obtain the perfect adhesion to the substrate. Plastic substrates are thermosets which require adhesion promoters or even pretreatment before being coated.

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Jul 21, 2017 | Industry News

BASF Starts Production of DOTP Plasticizer for Wire & Cable Coatings

BASF has started the production of Palatinol® DOTP (dioctyl terephthalate), a general purpose plasticizer. DOTP is used in coated fabrics, and wire and cable coatings. It has a capacity of 60,000...

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Jul 5, 2017 | Product News

New Nickel-PTFE-NanoDiamond Coatings Offer Improved Abrasion Resistance

Carbodeon has developed an electroless nickel, PTFE and nanodiamond composite coating. It is eco-friendly and contains no hexavalent chromium. Applications include automotive components and plastics...

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Apr 19, 2017 | Industry News

Dow Provides Sustainable Alternative to BPA-containing Can Coatings

A next generation, sustainable award-winning technology from Dow Coating Materials can drive a revolution in can coatings. Dow has facilitated an option for flexible and rigid plastic food packaging...

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Mar 2, 2017 | Industry News

Siegwerk Expands UV Inks & Varnishes Portfolio with Plastic Packaging Business Acquisition

Siegwerk has signed a contract to purchase the business unit “Plastic Tubes and Laminates” from SCHEKOLIN AG. With the acquisition, Siegwerk broadens its portfolio of specialty UV varnishes suitable...

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Dec 9, 2016 | Product News

Evonik Launches Slip Additive for Solvent-based Printing Applications

Evonik has launched a slip additive for use in solvent-based printing ink applications. It yields ideal printing results in plastic packaging for ice-cream and chocolate, beverage containers and in...

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Jul 20, 2017 | Industry News

Novel Gel-like Coatings for Elastomer-based Medical Devices

MIT engineers have designed a gel-like material that can be coated onto standard plastic or rubber devices. It will provide a softer, more slippery exterior that can ease a patient’s discomfort. The...

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May 22, 2017 | Industry News

Huntsman & Clariant to Create Combined Company for Specialty Chemicals

Huntsman and Clariant have announced that their Boards of Directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement to combine in a merger of equals. The merged company will be named HuntsmanClariant...

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Mar 10, 2017 | Industry News

Teijin Develops Hard-coating Technology for Automotive Windows

Teijin has developed a new hard-coating technology that can be applied evenly on automotive windows. It doubles the weather resistance of conventional plastics glazing and helps in achieving...

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Dec 16, 2016 | Product News

Merck Unveils Xirallic® NXT Cougar Red, a Red Crystalline Pigment

Merck KGaA has launched its pigment development, Xirallic® NXT Cougar Red. The red crystalline pigments impart a mysterious magic with an intense sparkle to automotive, plastic, industrial and...

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Nov 29, 2016 | Industry News

Global Plastic Coating Market to Reach USD 7.74 Billion by 2021: Zion Research

The plastic coating market to reach USD 7.74 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.48% between 2016 and 2021. The plastic coating provides the metals with thick, wear-resistant...

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