Technology Offers Important Performance and Application Benefits for Metal Finishers
(INDIANAPOLIS- September 23, 2008) - New from Sherwin-Williams is POWDURA® Super Durable TGIC-Free Polyester, an innovative, powder coating technology formulated to provide a greener coating solution with significant performance and application advantages for metal finishers.
Sherwin-Williams POWDURA® Super Durable TGIC-Free Polyester provides better exterior durability, UV resistance and gloss retention than standard TGIC powders. Further, it accepts and holds onto electrical charge better and longer than standard TGIC powders, improving transfer efficiency by 10% or more. The technology's non-toxic, TGIC-free properties also contribute to making it a greener solution for metal finishers.
Available in 188 RAL colors, Sherwin-Williams POWDURA® Super Durable TGIC-Free Polyester is ideal for store fixtures, casual outdoor furniture and contract furniture. It also can be used in combination with some Sherwin-Williams liquid coatings to create special effects such as popular aged bronze finishes.
Available as epoxy, hybrid, polyester and polyurethane, Sherwin-Williams POWDURA finishes deliver a highly durable, protective finish that minimizes substrate defects in both interior- and exterior-use products such as office furniture, electronic cabinetry, automotive components,
lawn/garden equipment and outdoor furniture. Whether finishers need special effect looks, low-cure or thin-film, out-gas-free or E-cap-free, Sherwin-Williams has the right chemistries to ensure that finishing lines run smoothly and at peak efficiency.
The Sherwin-Williams Chemical Coatings Division, with more than 140 years of experience in products finishing technology, serves the products finishing market through a North American network of company-owned locations and with expanding global reach.
Sherwin-Williams is committed to being a recognized leader in the development of sustainable processes, products and activities that preserve natural resources and contribute to social improvement. The company's GreenSure designation is used to help customers identify products that meet our highest green coating standards and offer maximum performance and long-term durability.
Sherwin-Williams broad line of low-VOC coatings, full range of technical support and just-in-time distribution capabilities allows product finishers to specify quality coatings that provide innovative solutions with the assurance of regulatory compliance. For a better finish, visit Sherwin-Williams on the Internet at www.sherwin-williams.com/oem or to have a representative contact you, call