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Arkema Unveils Synaqua® 4804, a Low VOC Waterborne Alkyd for Coatings

Published on 2013-09-27. Author : SpecialChem

CARY, NC, USA -- Arkema Coating Resins, a business unit of Arkema Inc., has introduced Synaqua® 4804 waterborne alkyd. This new binder is an APEO and ammonia-free short oil alkyd emulsion designed for use in a wide variety of coatings in which performance similar to solvent-based alkyds is desired. It offers the coatings formulator a low VOC option to develop high gloss products with the application feel of a solvent-based alkyd.

Synaqua® 4804 binder provides these benefits:

  • High gloss potential and excellent gloss retention
  • Very good hardness
  • Quick dry time
  • Low yellowing
  • Good stability with anticorrosive pigments
  • Good application characteristics
  • Excellent performance in blends with other technologies, including styrene acrylics, acrylics and polyurethane dispersions.

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, some 14,000 employees and 10 research centers, Arkema generates annual revenue of $8.3 billion, and holds leadership positions in all its markets with a portfolio of internationally recognized brands.

Source: Arkema

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