Silicone Resin suits room temperature cure, high-temp coatings.

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Dow Corning® 2405 Resin helps formulators overcome such limitations as brittleness, poor impact resistance, and film-building constraints associated with resins used to formulate high-temperature-resistant, room-temperature-curing coatings. When catalyzed by titanium compounds, product cures within 60 min at ambient temperature to form medium-hard coating. This methyl methoxy resin, with solventless delivery and tin-free cure, is optimized for flexibility, impact resistance, and film build.





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Dow Corning Introduces New Resin for High-Temperature-Resistant, Room-Temperature-Curing Coatings



Dow Corning® 2405 Resin offers improved coating flexibility and impact resistance plus better film build



MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA – Dow Corning Corporation has introduced a new silicone resin to meet the need for high-temperature-resistant, room-temperature-curing coatings with improved flexibility, impact resistance and film build.



Dow Corning® 2405 Resin is a solventless methyl methoxy resin. When catalyzed by titanium compounds, such as TnBT, the product cures within 60 minutes at ambient temperature to form a medium-hard coating with good solvent resistance and high heat resistance.



This new resin is designed to help formulators overcome limitations – including brittleness, poor impact resistance and film-building constraints – associated with resins traditionally used to formulate high-temperature-resistant, room-temperature-curing coatings.



“Paint formulators are under pressure to deliver more-sustainable products. This is reflected in the demand for less energy-intensive curing systems for heat-resistant coatings,” said Dow Corning Coatings Global Segment Leader Chris Wall. “With its solventless delivery, tin-free cure and improved impact resistance, Dow Corning 2405 Resin significantly extends the formulating space for room-temperature-curing coatings for high-temperature applications.”



Dow Corning – a global leader in silicon-based solutions for paints, inks and coatings – offers a comprehensive selection of innovative silicon-based resins, binders and additives for the coatings industry. Additional information is available at dowcorning.com/coatings.



About Dow Corning

Dow Corning (dowcorning.com) provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.



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