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Cytec Offers Eco-friendly Epoxy Dispersion BECKOPOX® for Protective Coatings Market

Published on 2012-01-18. Author : SpecialChem

WOODLAND PARK, NJ -- Cytec Industries Inc. offers a new solvent-free waterborne epoxy dispersion that allows for formulating very low VOC systems for topcoat and primer applications on metal and concrete. The BECKOPOX® EP 2384w/57WA resin, has been specifically developed to meet the needs of the protective market for a 2-pack and solvent-free resin, in order to comply with the most recent regulations.

Cytec will showcase the new resin at the upcoming SSPC Conference and Show in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Matthias Zweynert of Cytec's Application Technology Group, will give an in-depth technical presentation on this new product on January 31. The presentation is entitled "New Solvent-Free Waterborne Epoxy Resin Dispersion for Low VOC 2-Pack Protective Coatings" and gives a comprehensive overview of the product benefits and test results.

"BECKOPOX EP 2384w/57WA is a versatile dispersion which can be partnered with waterborne hardeners to formulate systems with 2K epoxy performance", says Amy Geiger, Global Marketing Manager for Protective Coatings at Cytec. "I am proud to say that this product can stand up to the performance of traditional solventborne systems and outperforms other waterborne systems, particularly in corrosion and water resistance. It can be used in factory applied as well as field applied coatings", she adds.

About Cytec

Cytec offers a complete range of waterborne epoxy, acrylic and alkyd resins that help coating producers overcome the challenges associated with developing high-performing protective systems for concrete and metal.

Cytec's vision is to deliver specialty chemical and material technologies beyond their customers' imagination. Their focus on innovation, advanced technology and application expertise enables them to develop, manufacture and sell products that change the way their customers do business. Their pioneering products perform specific and important functions for their customers, enabling them to offer innovative solutions to the industries that they serve. Their products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace composites, structural adhesives, automotive and industrial coatings, electronics, inks, mining and plastics.

Source: Cytec

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