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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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Sep 16, 2019 | Industry News

Covestro & PPG Put Automotive Coating Formulated with Bio-based Hardener to Test

Covestro is using the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2019 to test different materials under the harsh climatic conditions of the track. The Covestro Sonnenwagen is furnished with a two-layer PU...

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Sep 13, 2019 | Industry News

Gevo & Leaf Resources Sign JDA to Convert Plant Sugars to Chemicals

Gevo has announced the signing of a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with Leaf Resources. The JDA is to explore the potential use of cellulosic derived sugars and glycerol from Leaf and the ability...

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Sep 10, 2019 | Product News

EPS Launches Waterborne Acrylic Resin for Improved Adhesion to TPO and EPDM

EPS has launched EPS® 2252, a high solids acrylic emulsion designed to adhere to low energy substrates commonly used in roofing. EPS® 2252 offers outstanding adhesion to both new or aged TPO, EPDM...

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Sep 5, 2019 | Industry News

A New Way to Produce Pigments from Plant Waste

Imperial student Nicole Stjernswärd is using plant waste to create natural powder pigments that can be used for paints, inks. He has invented Kaiku, a system that turns plants into powdered paint...

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Sep 3, 2019 | Product News

allnex Launches Waterborne UV-curable Resin for Wood Coatings

allnex has announced the launch of its new UCECOAT® 7738 developed for industrial wood applications, specifically for clear and white pigmented systems. UCECOAT® 7738 is a Tin-free and label-free...

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Aug 30, 2019 | Product News

PPG Unveils Waterborne Acrylic Sanding Primer for Wood and Plastic Products

PPG has announced the introduction of PPG AQUACRON™ 270 Series waterborne acrylic sanding primer, a fast-drying, single-component primer/sealer for interior wood, wood-related and plastic products...

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Aug 30, 2019 | Industry News

allnex to Talk about Acrylic Polyols, 2K PU Floor Coatings and More at ABRAFATI 2019

allnex will be on hand to meet with its customers and share information about the latest coatings innovations, including Liquid Resin and Additives, Amino and Phenolic Crosslinkers, Powder Coating...

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Aug 28, 2019 | Industry News

Global Waterborne Coatings Market to Reach USD 114.70 Bn by 2026: TMR

The global waterborne coatings market is expected to reach the estimated value of US$ 114.70bn by the end of 2026. The rapid industrialization is leading to surge in the construction which in turn...

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Aug 26, 2019 | Product News

Ashland Unveils Specialty Phosphate Ester Surfactant for WB Architectural Coatings

Ashland has introduced Strodex™ PK-86NV specialty phosphate ester surfactant, a new performance enhancing additive for waterborne architectural coatings. The product is APEOs-free and is REACH...

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Aug 23, 2019 | Product News

Michelman to Feature Surface Modifiers for Wood & Architectural Coatings at CTT

Michelman will feature its sustainable waterborne surface modifiers for improving the performance of wood coatings and architectural paint coatings at Coating Trends & Technologies 2019. Michelman’s...

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