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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 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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May 29, 2019 | Industry News

DSM & Chenyang Group Team-up to Drive Sustainable Coating Solutions in China

DSM and Chenyang Group have announced plans to collaborate to drive sustainable coating solutions in the Chinese market. The partnership underlines DSM’s commitment to working with partners...

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May 28, 2019 | Product News

Hempel Introduces New Epoxy Primer for Heavy Duty Equipment and Trucks

Hempel has announced that it is launching a new epoxy primer for heavy duty equipment and trucks. Its low VOC content is better for the environment, safer for the applicators and meets all...

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May 27, 2019 | Industry News

BESA Relies on Covestro’s Low-diisocyanate Hardeners for Automotive Coatings

A new polyurethane coating system of the Spanish manufacturer BESA Bernardo Ecenarro is based on hardeners of Desmodur® ultra line of Covestro. The crosslinkers contain less than 0.1 percent by...

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May 27, 2019 | Industry News

DSM to Eliminate NMP from its Resins Product Portfolio

Royal DSM has announced that it will phase out 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone, commonly known as NMP, from its resins product portfolio. DSM aims to drive the highest health and safety standards and...

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May 21, 2019 | Product News

Archroma Unveils WB Textile Coating Binder Based-on Renewable Natural Ingredients

Archroma has launched Appretan® NTR, a break-through water-based textile coating binder based on renewable natural ingredients. It is developed for applications such as tea bags, coffee filters or...

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May 21, 2019 | Industry News

Covestro Collaborates in Research Project on Waterborne Raw Materials

Covestro is one of the partners of the project that is investigating aqueous polymer dispersions. Covestro’s PUDs are mostly used as film formers or binders in paints for automobiles, in wood and...

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