Press Release Summary:
Water-clear, solvent-based, and UV-curable, VueguardÂ® 801 WC helps injection molders and other plastic processors optimize appearance and longevity of their products. Abrasion-resistant coating maintains optical clarity on molded plastics and can be applied via spray, dip, spin, and flow processes. In tests, using steel wool (0000) on PC substrates, no scratches occur at 50 psi and 25 revolutions.
Original Press Release:
New Scratch Resistant Coating for Molded Plastics
West Caldwell, NJ -- Performance Coatings International (PCI) announced the availability of Vueguard® 801 WC scratch and abrasion resistant coating, for injection molders and other plastic processors seeking to add high performance capability to their products and services.
Vueguard® 801 WC is a water-clear, solvent-based UV curable coating that maintains optical clarity on molded plastics. In tests, using steel wool (0000) on PC substrates scratch resistance is increased by 5,000% -- no scratches at 50 psi and 25 revolutions. By offering in-house application of this coating, molders will be able to provide plastic products with superior appearance and longevity. The Vueguard® 801 WC can be applied via spray, dip, spin, and flow processes. If molders require it, PCI can assist with the development of an in-house system to apply the coating or contract manufacturing.
For more information on Vueguard® 801 WC or other Vueguard® coatings, contact Performance Coatings International, 10 Henderson Drive, West Caldwell, NJ 07006 USA; Phone 973-227-5401 Fax: 973-227-5402 or visit www.vueguard.com