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Dow Corning to Showcase Latest Silicone Solutions for Coatings at APCS 2012 in Indonesia

MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Attendees of the Asia Pacific Coatings Show (APCS) 2012 - scheduled for Sept. 19 and 20 at Balai Sidang Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia - can learn about Dow Corning's effective silicone-based solutions for waterborne and solvent-based paints, inks and coatings. Visitors to Booth M10 at APCS 2012 will learn about innovative Dow Corning® brand...

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Coatings Additive improves foam control and appearance.

Formulators of solventborne coatings and solventless radiation-curable coatings can use Dow Corning® 100F Additive - single fluorosilicone additive option - to control foam generation without causing surface defects or changes in gloss/haze of applied film. Additive utilizes surface tension of fluorosilicone technology to provide foam control in solvent-based and radiation-cured coating...

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Air Products Introduces New Environmentally Friendly Superwetting Surfactants and Pigment Dispersant for Aqueous Coatings Applications

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Air Products (NYSE:APD) today has introduced two new superwetting surfactants and one new pigment dispersant for use in the coatings industry. These new alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE) free surfactants are designed to deliver improved value and superior performance versus competing products. Both Dynol(TM) 800 and 810 surfactants were engineered to eliminate defects on...

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Wood Coating produces optimal water beading.

Typically used for outdoor wood deck and fence applications, Michem Wood Coating 75 penetrates wood surfaces and produces optimal water beading and anti-swell properties. Water-based additive dries completely clear, contains less than 100 g/L of VOCs, and can be diluted down to 10% solids while maintaining effectiveness. Because it protects against water damage, product helps control cracking,...

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Dow Corning at ACS 2012: Highlighting Innovative Silicone Solutions for Paints and Inks

Dow Corning to showcase its superwetter, slip and leveling, foam-control, and water-resistance additives and new amino silicone resin for solving formulation challenges MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Attendees of the American Coatings Show (ACS) 2012, scheduled for May 8 through 10 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., can learn about Dow Corning's effective silicone-based solutions...

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Silicone Slip/Leveling Agents work on wood, furniture, and plastics.

Dow Corning® 205SL/204SL/401LS enable formulators of solventborne and UV coatings to achieve desired slip and hand feel performance without causing decreased recoatability. Dow Corning 205SL promotes hand feel and also functions as antifoam; Dow Corning 204SL provides slip performance in radiation curable coatings and allows for low-VOC levels as well as formulation flexibility; and Dow...

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Waterborne Dispersions optimize coating and ink performance.

Formulated to control slip, mar, and rub resistance in water-based pigmented and semi-gloss OPVs, inks, and industrial coatings, Michem Guard 1350 and 1351 eliminate need to use solvent-based surface modifiers. Both are nonionic dispersions of polyethylene wax that prevent blocking and cause minimal reduction in gloss. Michem Guard 1350 features narrow particle size distribution centered at...

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Decorative Coating Additives provide water resistance.

Dow Corning® 87 and 88 create hydrophobic silicone network in paint that repels water but is permeable to water vapor coming from substrate. Consisting of silicone resin emulsion for waterborne paints, Dow Corning® 87 encourages water beading. When water reduction is primary requirement, Dow Corning® 88, consisting of silane/siloxane blend, can be used in acrylic emulsion paints...

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Michem® Emulsion 47950 Offers Anti-Graffiti Capability, Water Repellency, and Anti-Blocking in Concrete Coatings
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Michem® Emulsion 47950 Offers Anti-Graffiti Capability, Water Repellency, and Anti-Blocking in Concrete Coatings

CINCINNATI, OH - Michem Emulsion 47950 wax emulsion from Michelman is a sacrificial anti-graffiti coating additive that also provides effective water repellency and anti-blocking. It is commonly used as a surface modifier in concrete coatings to reduce or eliminate concrete's susceptibility to damage caused by weather, equipment, vehicles or foot traffic. In concrete construction specifically,...

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UV Protection Additive targets water-based coating systems.

VOC and surfactant-free, SunCare Topcoat is based on nano-scale emulsions of UV protective actives offering broad spectrum protection from 290-380 nm. Product combines UV-absorbers and Hindered Amine Light Stabilizers, protecting binder integrity of clear to semi-clear coatings. Additive is suited for exterior wood stains and varnishes, indoor wood coatings and wood care products, plastic and...

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