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Coatex at ECS 2013: to Showcase Waterborne Rheology Modifiers for Low VOC Coatings

Published on 2013-03-04. Author : SpecialChem

GENAY, FRANCE -- A world-leading designer and producer of waterborne rheology additives, Coatex will showcase its innovative range of dispersing agents and thickeners at the European Coatings Show 2013, to be held in Nürnberg, Germany March 19 - 21th, 2013.

With over 40 years of experience in aqueous mineral systems, Coatex offers a complete portfolio of waterborne synthetic rheology modifiers for low VOC coatings. These rheology modifiers are specifically designed for easy formulation and bring boosted performance throughout the product lifecycle.

Coatex will be present at the Arkema booth (424-Hall 4A) or Omya booth (245-Hall 7) for technical discussions and exchanges on its portfolio.

Coatex R&D team will present three different conferences about the latest innovations available from Coatex:

Tuesday, March 19th

  • Overcome Cellulosic Drawbacks with Rheotech™ x800, Hall 1 Stand 1-133 at 11:00
  • Coapur™ 975 W, A Breakthrough in Thickening Zero-VOC Paints, Hall 5 Stand 5-333 at 14:30

Wednesday, March 20th

  • Innovative Toolbox for TiO2 Optimization, Hall 5 Stand 5-333 at 13:00

The Coatex Portfolio covers a wide range of characteristics that formulator's desire.

Dispersing Agents:

Ecodis™, a range recommended when both outstanding shelf life and cost/performance ratio are required.

Coadis™, a range designed to meet specific requirements of coatings such as gloss, corrosion or scrub resistance. Ask about our latest innovation: The Bumper Technology™.

Thickeners (HEUR) and (HASE & ASE):

Coapur™: a range of associative polyurethane thickeners which covers a broad spectrum of rheology profiles, delivering exceptional flow and leveling behavior.

Rheotech™: a range of associative acrylic thickeners to match the variety of requirements faced by the Paints & Coatings formulator. In can appearance, syneresis control, outstanding thickening effectiveness and excellent environment profiles are key properties.


Coatex designs and produces rheology additives for aqueous formulations and water-borne processes. With Innovation for Sustainable Development as a core strategy, Coatex is developing high performance additives to serve a wide variety of applications, such as Water-borne Paints & Coatings, Paper Coatings, Minerals Processing, Construction, and Water Treatment. With production sites in France, the Netherlands, USA, China, and a newly acquired site in Brazil, Coatex employs more than 400 people.

COATEX is a subsidiary of the ARKEMA group, France's leading chemicals producer.

Source: COATEX

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