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DSM advances its Uralac® polyester resins for Dry Blend Matt powder coating finishes

Published on 2010-04-19. Author : SpecialChem

ZWOLLE, NL -- As a result of its continuous innovation efforts in polyester resins, DSM Powder Coating Resins announced the introduction of two new resins that provide improvement on several properties of dry blend powder. Customers' demand for matt finishes has led DSM to develop a resin system which combines good mechanical properties and outdoor durability with excellent gloss consistency.

Uralac® P 837 (3% HAA) and Uralac® P 877 (7% HAA) are both designed for dry blend powder coating formulations with the following improved properties compared to existing systems: increased outdoor durability, higher impact resistance, improved flow properties, better gloss consistency. This, in addition to a reduced sparkling effect and good blanching properties, makes these two DSM products meet the demands of customers working with dry blend systems for matt coatings.

Patrick Niels, Business Unit Director DSM Powder Coating Resins comments: "To respond to the increasing market requirements for matt systems in the Industrial and Architectural segments DSM Powder Coating Resins developed Uralac® P 837 & Uralac® P 877. This resin combination provides a unique set of properties for matt powder coating applications."

About DSM Powder Coating Resins:

DSM Powder Coating Resins is the only Global, Committed and Innovative polyester powder coating resins supplier. With an ongoing focus on Innovation, the company designs, manufactures and markets resins for the global powder coatings industry. DSM's Powder Coating Resins products enhance the effectiveness of powder coating technology thanks to a winning combination of features: ecologically sound, cost effective, energy efficient, high performance products. These products are used in a wide range of powder coating applications from architectural, domestic appliance, and automotive to general industrial applications.

About DSM:

Royal DSM N.V. creates solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance. Its end markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrical and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM manages its business with a focus on the triple bottom line of economic prosperity, environmental quality and social equity, which it pursues simultaneously and in parallel. DSM has annual net sales of about €8 billion and employs some 22,700 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations on five continents. DSM is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Source: DSM


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