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Environmentally Friendly Coatings


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 24, 2019 | Industry News

NRL Creates Isocyanates- and HAPs-free Topcoat for Aircrafts

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Center for Corrosion Science and Engineering developed a safer and user-friendly topcoat. The topcoat is a new technology that is free of harmful isocyanates and...

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Jun 19, 2019 | Industry News

BASF, Lutianhua Sign MoU for Eco-friendly Production Process for DME

BASF and Sichuan Lutianhua. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a pilot production plant, that will significantly reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in...

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Jun 18, 2019 | Product News

Flint Group Launches Water-based Inks for Superior Print Quality

Flint Group Paper & Board introduces HexaCode – a full range of water-based inks designed for best in class performance on corrugated board, paper bags and sacks, paper shopping bags and gift wraps...

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Jun 18, 2019 | Product News

Ascend to Feature High-performance Amines at LACS 2019

Ascend Performance Materials will present two newly introduced high-purity grades of its Hexatran™ and FlexaTram™-DAM high-performance amines for the paints and coatings industry. They are effective...

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Jun 17, 2019 | Industry News

Jotun & HHI Sign MoU for an Innovative Primer to Reduce Solvent Emissions

Jotun has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the world’s largest shipyard for a new type of marine paint that reduces solvent emissions by up to 90 percent. The...

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Jun 17, 2019 | Industry News

Orion Engineered Carbons Increases Gas Blacks Production Capacity

Orion Engineered Carbons will expand its for Gas Blacks at its Cologne (Kalscheuren) plant, Germany. Gas Blacks are used in high jet automotive OEM and refinish, UV curing inks, antistatic coatings...

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Jun 11, 2019 | Product News

Ashland Launches Rheology Modifier for Low-VOC Formulations

Ashland has announced the launch of Aquaflow™ NMS-460E rheology modifier, a solvent-free, tin-free, and APEO-free NSAT for industrial and waterborne architectural paints. It delivers spatter...

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Jun 7, 2019 | Product News

AkzoNobel Launches Range of Sustainable Polyester Powder Coatings

AkzoNobel launches TGIC-free polyester powder coatings. The range is designed for a wide range of customers, including industrial manufacturers of steel constructions, street and garden furniture...

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Jun 4, 2019 | Product News

allnex Unveils Waterborne Acrylic Resin for Joinery & Decorative Wood Markets

allnex has developed a new high-class waterborne acrylic resin: the SETAQUA® 6799 - which is the ideal choice to meet the needs of the joinery and decorative wood markets. The resin has a...

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May 31, 2019 | Industry News

Covestro’s Textile Coatings Aid in Development of Eco-compatible PU Shoes

Covestro and the Austria-based Lenzing Group have developed environmentally-compatible polyurethane (PU) synthetics for the shoe industry. Covestro brings its expertise as a raw material specialist...

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