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Breakthrough Water-Based Resin for Concrete Floor Coatings

Published on 2008-02-19. Author : SpecialChem

Rocky Hill, Conn. -- For formulators of concrete floor coatings, Henkel Corporation has introduced QWF4744-C™, a breakthrough OH-functional water-based resin for use in two-component polyurethane water-based floor coatings. Designed for use in both interior and exterior coatings, Henkel QWF4744-C™ offers superior resistance to weathering, abrasion and a variety of chemicals. The waterborne concrete coatings formulated with QWF4744-C™ have the appearance and durability of solvent-borne coatings and can be rapidly applied with virtually no odor. This resin will cure under a range of temperature and humidity conditions.

Henkel QWF4744-C™ delivers a pot life of 8 to 10 hours, with ambient temperature recoat possible in less than 60 minutes. The VOC content of this resin is less than 78 grams per liter, meeting current and future VOC requirements for most coating categories.

For more than 130 years, Henkel has been a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. Henkel operates in three business areas - Home Care, Personal Care, and Adhesives Technologies - and ranks among the Fortune Global 500 companies. In fiscal 2006, Henkel generated sales of 12.740 billion euros and operating profit of 1,298 million euros. Our 52,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to fulfilling our corporate claim, "A Brand like a Friend," and ensuring that people in more than 125 countries can trust in brands and technologies from Henkel.

Source: Henkel Corporation

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