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Troy Unveils Polyphase® 963, a Low-VOC Fungicide + Algaecide for Solvent-based Wood Coatings

Published on 2014-07-31. Author : SpecialChem

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- Manufacturers of solvent-based wood protective paints and stains are witnessing increased demand for protection against both fungi and algae in their formulated products. In anticipation of this trend, Troy Corporation developed Polyphase® 963, a new broad-spectrum fungicide + algaecide for enhanced performance, environmental responsibility, and the lowest cost-in-use in wood protection for solvent-based wood applications.

Polyphase® 963 is an advanced broad-spectrum fungicide + algaecide that offer unparalleled protection, as shown in long-term exposure testing on wood substrates in climates prone to severe fungal and algal growth. "Polyphase® 963 provides solvent-based wood coatings manufacturers with the same excellent broad-spectrum performance as Polyphase® 663, but without the drawbacks that an aqueous preservative brings to solvent-based products," said Troy's Dr. Izzy Colon, Vice President, Science & Technology. "Based on the world-leading preservative technologies IPBC, BCM, and Diuron, Polyphase® 963 is not only highly efficacious, but also remarkably cost-effective," continues Colon. Polyphase® 963 has a low hazard profile and is a low VOC product that is free of formaldehyde and APE, making the dry-film preservative ideal for today's 'green' systems.

"Troy enables formulators to reach performance and cost targets through advanced, high-performance products, such as Polyphase® 963, supported by exceptional technical service," continues Colon, "which will give them the edge over their competition."

About Troy

Troy Corporation develops and manufactures specialty materials that enhance the properties and performance of its customers' products and processes, and is committed to helping manufacturers meet global requirements for compliance and sustainability. Founded in 1950, Troy is headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey with sales offices throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Troy materials are used and available in over 100 countries worldwide.

Source: Troy


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