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Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH at the Eurocoat, Barcelona

Published on 2009-09-08. Author : SpecialChem

GERMANY -- Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH will be pleased to present new products at the Eurocoat from 29 September to 1 October in Fira de Barcelona Granvia, Barcelona.

New Tego Products Increase Conductivity and Electrostatic Charge Dissipation of Paints and Coatings

The high-performance antistatic additives Tego ADDID® 230 and Tego ADDID® 240 significantly increase conductivity and electrostatic charge dissipation in paints and coatings, and are suitable for solvent-free and waterborne formulations. They are extremely easy to use: The liquid additives are simply stirred in and are suitable even for clear coats. Because the products are colorless, they do not affect the hue of the coating; in fact the additives offer an additional advantage for color selection because, for example, their use allows the fiber content in ESD coatings to be reduced. Both the products are solvent-free and consist entirely of the active substances.

While Tego ADDID® 230 is distinguished by its particularly good compatibility, even at high concentrations, with a variety of polymers, Tego ADDID® 240 impresses by its improved antistatic capabilities and particularly wide compatibility in waterborne formulations.

About Evonik Industries:

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany which operates in three business areas: Chemicals, Energy and Real Estate. Evonik is a global leader in specialty chemicals, an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our strengths are creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2008 about 41,000 employees generated sales of about €15.9 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.2 billion.

Forward-Looking Statements

In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.

Source: Evonik Industries

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