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Coatex to Highlight its Range of Thickeners and Dispersing Agents at ChinaCoat 2012

Published on 2012-11-28. Author : SpecialChem

A world-leading designer and producer of waterborne rheology additives, Coatex will showcase its innovative and robust range of dispersing agents and thickeners at Chinacoat 2012.

Throughout the exhibition, Coatex Sales and Technical Assistance teams will be present for technical discussions and exchanges on the Arkema booth located in Hall 10.2, Booth E25-32.

With over 40 years of expertise in rheological additives for aqueous formulations, Coatex is a leading technology / solution partner to the global coatings market. Recent innovations focus on key current issues that today's Paint Formulators are challenged with, such as reduction of emissions (VOC), sustainable formulating and TiO2 optimization.

"With an application laboratory and a Rheology Additives plant in China, Coatex provides tailored support and local products to asian customers," says Alain Mari, CEO - Coatex. "Several experts of our coating lab will attend Chinacoat 2012, to interact with you and find the right solution for your needs."

Coatex offers a robust line of solutions to meet the Coating Market's unique needs:

  • COAPUR™: a line of associative polyurethane thickeners which cover the full spectrum of rheology profiles, from newtonian to pseudoplastic, delivering exceptional flow & leveling behavior. The COAPUR™ XS series presents unmatched color acceptance performance. COAPUR™ thickeners are free of VOCs, APEO (alkyl phenol ethoxylate) surfactants, and heavy metals.

  • RHEOTECH™: range of associative acrylic thickeners to match a variety of requirements faced by the Paint & Coating formulator. In-can appearance, syneresis control, and outstanding thickening effectiveness are key properties of these 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, Brazil and China, Coatex employs more than 350 people. Coatex is a subsidiary of the Arkema group.

Source: Coatex

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