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Arkema Adds New Grades to its Rilsan® Fine Powders Product Line

Published on 2016-01-19. Author : SpecialChem

The Rilsan® fine powders product line has expanded its range of bio-based polyamide coating powders for the outdoor furniture market.

Fig. 1: Arkema Adds New Grades to its
Rilsan® Fine Powders Product Line

Along with Rilsan® T Grey 9102 MAC and Rilsan® ES 9132 MAC, Arkema now offers two grey-colored (RAL 7021) grades designed for fluidized bed dipping and electrostatic spraying.

These two grades were formulated to offer outstanding UV-resistance, while keeping core properties brought by Rilsan® fine powders PA11 coatings. These properties include:

long-term resistance to extreme maritime and industrial environments*,
anti-graffiti properties,
fire resistance,
electrical insulation,
chemical resistance.

Outstanding mechanical properties are also inherited, which include impact resistance, flexibility, abrasion resistance, a unique grip, and warm-to-the-touch feel.

As a thermoplastic powder for coatings, Rilsan® fine powders offer an exceptional choice in processing methods, which allows coating complex parts with various geometries.

Combining beauty and function, Rilsan® polyamide 11 coatings offer a solution for the most demanding applications. The Rilsan® brand has become the reference for industries looking for the ultimate solution in metal protection, such as automotive, oil and gas, and fluid transfer.

Outdoor bench

Rilsan® fine powders are derived from castor oil, a 100% vegetable, non-toxic, and renewable resource. Arkema offers a great way to combine eco-responsibility with outstanding performance.

About Arkema

A global chemical company and France's one of the leading chemicals producer, Arkema consists of three businesses: Vinyl Products, Industrial Chemicals, and Performance Products. Arkema reported sales of 5.6 billion euros in 2008. Arkema has 15,000 employees in over 40 countries and six research centers located in France, the United States and Japan. With internationally recognized brands, Arkema holds positions in its principal markets.

Source: Arkema
 

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