Polyester Resin provides hybrid powder coatings alternative.

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Developed to meet demand for epoxy-free coating systems, epoxy-free Uralac® Veranda(TM) P 542 features optimized processing properties as well as flow characteristics in highly filled coatings. This HAA-curable resin, designed for coating systems that can replace epoxy hybrid systems with equal or better performing system, exhibits resistance to chemicals, staining, and boiling water. It also offers outdoor durability with minimal yellowing.

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DSM Expands its Product Portfolio with a Polyester for an Epoxy-Free Alternative for Hybrid Powder Coatings

DSM expands its product portfolio with a polyester for an epoxy-free alternative for hybrid powder coatings.

DSM Powder Coating Resins expands its portfolio of polyester resins for epoxy-free coatings with a new resin in its Uralac® Veranda(TM) polyester resins range. Uralac® Veranda(TM) is based on a patented technology and it meets a pressing demand for epoxy-free alternatives to hybrid powder coatings.

The new Uralac® Veranda(TM) P 542 features excellent flow in highly filled coatings and improved processing properties.

The product, furthermore, is HAA curable and designed for coating systems that can replace epoxy hybrid systems with an equal or better performing system. Uralac® Veranda(TM) products provide excellent chemical and staining resistance, good boiling water resistance, as well as improved outdoor durability with reduced yellowing.

Uralac® Veranda(TM) P 542 samples are globally available from mid August 2010.

Patrick Niels, Business Unit Director DSM Powder Coating Resins comments: "We specifically developed Uralac® Veranda(TM)to respond to the growing market demand for epoxy-free coating systems. Uralac® Veranda(TM)stands for excellent product properties that match or even outperform existing hybrid powder coating resin systems for indoor applications, in combination with attractive system costs. The Uralac® Veranda(TM) P 542 can improve the binder-price stability over hybrid systems for our customers".

DSM Powder Coating Resins is an innovative, global leader, committed to the design and manufacture of superior powder coating 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.

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