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Axalta Unveils Polyurethane Topcoats for Durable Industrial Applications

Published on 2017-10-12. Author : SpecialChem

Axalta Launches Polyurethane Coatings to Expand
Tufcote Industrial Economy Line
Axalta Coating Systems has expanded its Tufcote™ brand with the addition of a polyurethane topcoat. The Tufcote LV HG Polyurethane Topcoat is a two-component economy coating designed to provide a high gloss and an extremely durable solvent- and chemical-resistant finish for industrial applications.

New Polyurethane Topcoats

  • The new polyurethane topcoats are formulated with fast-drying capabilities for a quicker re-coat time, which may contribute to improving the efficiency in application over time.
  • Tufcote LV HG Polyurethane Topcoats are formulated at a volatile organic compound (VOC) level of 0.8 lbs/gal (100 g/l), making it an environmentally responsible choice.
  • Its formulation also complies with requirements of SCAQMD Rule 1113 for industrial maintenance coatings.

Industrial maintenance structures are constructed to last and need a tough, durable finish to complement its sturdy build,” said John Corry, Axalta Product Director, Industrial North America. “We are excited to add the Tufcote LV HG Polyurethane Topcoats to our growing line of Tufcote economy products to help combat the impact of harsh environments and expand the product technologies available to our customers.”

Tufcote LV HG Polyurethane Topcoats can be applied by brush, roller, or spray application for use on properly prepared machinery, structural steel, and other industrial applications. When mixed with Tufcote MX-5599 Polyurethane Activator, the coating offers exceptional durability and high-performance protection on ferrous metals, wood, concrete, and painted surfaces.

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Source: Axalta
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