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Dow Corning to Present Silicone Additives for Industrial Coatings at Paint India Outreach 2012

Published on 2012-08-22. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, Michigan, USA -- Attendees of "Better Raw Materials for Better Coatings", an upcoming Paint India Outreach 2012 event, will hear from a Dow Corning expert about additives for industrial coatings.

Om Dhande, a business development specialist for Dow Corning India Pvt. Ltd., will present "Silicone-Based Additives for Industrial Applications" during a one-day Paint India Outreach conference scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Hotel Ambassador Pallava in Chennai. Dow Corning also is a sponsor of the conference.

Through Dhande's presentation, attendees will discover that Dow Corning is an innovative, collaborative partner with benefits for the entire coating value chain, offering a wide range of additives for the coatings industry.They also will learn how silicone additives from Dow Corning are aligned with their needs for sustainability and business growth and, in many cases, can offer reduced cost-in-use versus competitive products.

Dow Corning's newest additives for the coatings industry include:

  • Dow Corning® 3 Additive, which prevents flooding and floating at low concentrations in white, gray and pastel coatings
  • Dow Corning® 100F Additive, a fluorosilicone additive for foam control in a variety of coatings
  • Families of superwetter additives and slip and leveling additives
  • Dow Corning® 87 Additive and Dow Corning® 88 Additive, which offer improved water resistance in decorative coatings.

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services through the Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

Source: Dow Corning

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