West Paterson, New Jersey -- Cytec Industries Inc. introduced
CYLINK® 2000 crosslinking agent, a formaldehyde-free resin that is
ideal for applications requiring exterior durability and acid etch resistance.
The new, carbamate functional resin is recommended for
high-quality, solvent-borne and water-borne thermosetting finishes. It
is ideal for automotive topcoats, exterior can varnishes, electrodeposition
coatings, coil coatings and similar applications.
CYLINK 2000 crosslinking agent may be employed as the sole crosslinker
in a formulation, or it may be used in combination with other crosslinkers
in order to obtain an optimum balance of properties. Hybrid systems that
contain blends of CYLINK 2000 crosslinking agent with aminoplast crosslinking
agents can yield films that offer the advantages of both urethane and
traditional acid-cure finishes.
In addition, CYLINK 2000 crosslinking agent does not contain or emit
Cytec Industries is a specialty chemicals and materials
technology company with pro forma sales in 2004, including the Surface
Specialties acquisition, of approximately $3.0 billion. Its growth strategies
are based on developing technologically advanced customer solutions for
global markets including: aerospace, coatings, mining, plastics and water
Source: Cytec Industries