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Coatex Showcases its Extensive Range of Waterborne Dispersing Agents & Thickeners at PaintIndia

Published on 2012-02-23. Author : SpecialChem

A world leading designer and producer of waterborne rheology additives, Coatex, showcases its extensive and innovative range of waterborne dispersing agents and thickeners at PAINTINDIA.

With over 40 years experience in rheological additives for aqueous formulations, Coatex has developed solutions to help Paint formulators in key aspects such as the reduction of emissions (VOC) and the reduction of their consumption of TiO2. Coatex additives are designed with the latest eco-friendly technologies: solvent free, APEO free, heavy metal free, and low VOC.

"For the waterborne coating market, Coatex provides a full range of products and technical solutions to ensure customers the best performances in terms of color acceptance, storage stability, and water resistance," says Francois Court, Coatex's Marketing Director. "These waterborne synthetic rheology modifiers consist of multicompatible solutions for a full control of the stability and the fluidity of the medium. These dispersing agents & thickeners perform efficiently at low levels and bring added value to waterborne paints before, during and after application."

Coatex team will be on the booth E-8 help you find the solution you need:

  • COAPUR™: a line of associative polyurethane thickeners which covers the full spectrum of rheology profiles, from newtonian to pseudoplastic, delivering exceptional flow and levelling behaviour. The COAPUR™ XS series presents unmatched colour acceptance performances. COAPUR™ thickeners are free of VOCs, APEO (alkyl phenol ethoxylate) surfactants, and heavy metals.
  • RHEOTECH™: a range of associative acrylic thickeners to match the variety of requirements faced by the Paint & Coating formulator. In-can appearance, syneresis control, outstanding thickening effectiveness and excellent environmental profiles are key properties of RHEOTECH™ thickeners.
  • ECODIS™: a line of dispersing agents recommended when both outstanding shelf life and cost / performance ratio are required for medium to high PVC formulations.
  • COADIS™: a range of dispersing agents designed to meet specific requirements of coatings such as gloss, corrosion- or scrub-resistance. COADIS™ dispersing agents are recommended for a variety of pigments.

About Coatex

Coatex designs and produces rheology additives for aqueous formulations and waterborne processes. Innovation for Sustainable Development as a core strategy, Coatex is developing highly performing additives to serve a wide variety of applications, such as Waterborne Paints & Coatings, Paper coating, Minerals Processing, Construction and Water treatment. With production sites in France, Netherlands, USA and China, Coatex employs more than 300 people. Coatex is a subsidiary of the Arkema group, France's leading chemicals producer.

About Arkema

A global chemical company and France's leading chemicals producer, Arkema is building the future of the chemical industry every day. Deploying a responsible, innovation-based approach, we produce state-of-the-art specialty chemicals that provide customers with practical solutions to such challenges as climate change, access to drinking water, the future of energy, fossil fuel preservation and the need for lighter materials. With operations in more than 40 countries, 14,000 employees and eight research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of €5.8 billion and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

Source: Coatex

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