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Cytec to Promote "Sustainable Change" at the European Coatings Show

Published on 2009-03-13. Author : SpecialChem

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -- Cytec Industries Inc. will address the need for "Sustainable Change" at the upcoming European Coatings Show. The company will present several new environmentally friendly products including RADCURETM UV/EB (Ultra-violet/Electron beam) Curable Resins and Additives, Liquid Coating Resins and Additives, and Powder Coating Resins and Additives. Cytec will also present several papers at the European Coatings Congress.

"Today, the coatings industry constantly needs to change to be able to address new environmental as well as social and economic challenges," said Jean-Marc Durbuis, Vice President of Cytec Surface Specialties. He added that "in order to support the industry in reducing its environmental footprint, to respond to new legislation such as REACH and VOC regulations and therefore to successfully implement change, Cytec has focused its development efforts on environmentally friendly products. For example, Cytec is one of the leaders in developing new waterbased, UV/EB Curable and Powder Coating technologies. It is our mission to be proactive in this field and to know the industry's future requirements."

Latest product developments

Cytec will present a series of new environmentally friendly products at the show in Nürnberg, Germany.

RADCURE UV/EB Curable Resins and Additives will showcase new solutions for high gloss applications on wood and plastics, pigmented high end wooden furniture top-coats as well as a new Xi-free binder for wooden furniture transparent base-coats. New EBECRYL® 3639 epoxy acrylate has been developed for a broad range of applications in need of flexibility, outstanding reactivity and good surface resistance.

Liquid Coating Resins and Additives is featuring a series of new solutions for the formulation of environmentally friendly shop-primers for ferrous and non ferrous substrates, waterborne two-pack topcoats for metal applications, as well as a new low VOC polyurethane dispersion for wood flooring, furniture and kitchen cabinets. Two new RESYDROL® alkyd emulsions offer new possibilities for high performance trim paints and primers for wood, as well as for general industry applications in need of good top coat quality and corrosion performance.

Powder Coating Resins and Additives is introducing an innovative solution for 50/50 hybrid powder coatings on MDF substrates. Moreover, it will present a product range for producing matte finishes in one extrusion. These novel CRYLCOAT® polyester resins enable the manufacture of controlled-gloss paints with gloss levels between 5 and 40 percent.

Presentations

Several of Cytec's experts will give presentations at the European Coatings Congress.
  • "Early Results in the Quest For An Alternative To Fluorine-Based Hyperdurable Powder Coatings", Dr. Luc Moens, Research Senior Scientist, March 30 from 2.00 pm to 2.30 pm
  • "New Powder Coating Resins for Matte Finishes", Dietmar Fink, Technical Service & Development Manager, March 30 from 4.30 pm to 5pm
  • "High Performance, VOC-free pigmented grinding medium for water- and solventborne paints and coatings", Bernhard Hirschmann, New Development Manager, March 31 from 11.30 am to 12 am.
  • "Tertiary Isocyanates - Properties and Performance Benefits", Irina Kobylanska, Global TS&D Manager, April 1st from 2.50 pm to 3.10 pm

About Cytec Industries Inc.:

Cytec Industries Inc. is a global specialty chemicals and materials company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling value-added products. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace, adhesives, automotive and industrial coatings, chemical intermediates, inks, mining and plastics. We use our technology and application development expertise to create chemical and material solutions that are formulated to perform specific and important functions in the finished products of our customers.

Source: Cytec Industries Inc.


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