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DSM Powder Coating Resins launches HiTone Outdoor

Published on 2008-07-03. Author : SpecialChem

Zwolle -- After the successful introduction of the HiTone Indoor grades in 2007, DSM Powder Coating Resins has launched Uralac® P 780, the first product within its HiTone range for outdoor applications. Uralac® P 780, a Primid curable polyester resin, offers all the unique benefits of the patented HiTone technology, i.e. the capacity to combine high loading with superior aesthetic appearance, a traditional challenge for polyester-Primid systems. Uralac® P 780 accepts pigment and filler loadings beyond industry standards and provides customers a broadened formulation and application window, superior flow and coating finish. As additional benefits Uralac® P 780 has excellent heat resistance and is easy to process.

Patrick Niels, Business Unit Director DSM Powder Coating Resins comments: "Uralac® P 780 has been specifically developed to respond to the market wish for outdoor durable HiTone systems. Its introduction will further strengthen our position as leading and innovative supplier of polyester resins and is once again a clear signal of our commitment to the powder coating industry."

About DSM Powder Coating Resins:

DSM Powder Coating Resins, the global leader in powder coating resins and part of the Business Group DSM Resins, specializes in innovation, development and manufacture of polyester resins for powder coatings. Powder Coating Resins are used in industrial applications for the coating of a.o. washing machines, radiators, facades, car parts, and bicycles.

DSM Powder Coating Resins has production sites in China, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan and the USA. R&D laboratories are located in Zwolle, Netherlands and Shanghai (China). The head-office is located in Zwolle, The Netherlands.

About DSM - the Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company:

DSM creates innovative products and services in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences that contribute to the quality of life. DSM's products and services are used globally in a wide range of markets and applications, supporting a healthier, more sustainable and more enjoyable way of life. End markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrics and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM has annual sales of almost EUR 8.8 billion and employs some 23,000 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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