Dispersions

Miscellaneous Compounds

Flame Retardants meet textile industry needs.

TexFRon(TM) products are water-based dispersions designed to meet flame retardant requirements for range of fabric finishes. TexFRon 9025 and 9020 are soak-and-wash-durable FR coating and back-coating formulations, while TexFRon P and P+ are based on acrylic co-polymer emulsions with chemically-bound bromine. Latter products enable production of FR cotton, polyester, and cotton/polyester fabrics...

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Coatings

Silica Polymer Dispersion provides concrete stain protection.

Combining 2-part polymer with nano-sized colloidal silica, Lythic SPD Protector enables concrete to resist stains, acid etching, and liquid penetration. Product can be applied to almost any troweled, burnished, or polished concrete and is compatible with dyes and stains. It is rolled on with short-nap mohair paint roller and dries in about 2 hours to approximately 1 mil thickness. In laboratory...

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Nozzles

Bend Research Receives Patent for Preparing Spray-Dried Drug Dispersions Using Pressure Nozzles

Spray-Drying Process Enables Delivery of Low-Solubility Drugs BEND, Ore., Aug. 30 - Bend Research Inc. (www.bendres.com), a leading independent drug-formulation development and manufacturing company, announced today that it has received a new U.S. patent covering a process for making spray-dried solid amorphous dispersions of drugs using pressure nozzles. The patent, which adds further protection...

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Resins

Soft Acrylic Base Coat Resins suit leather applications.

Primal(TM) SB-110 and SB-155 waterborne polyacrylate dispersions can be used as sole binder in base coats or combined with select acrylic/polyurethane dispersions to obtain balanced property profile. Used to produce base coats for very soft leathers, Primal SB-110 is optimized for embossing properties, fastness to heat yellowing, cut-through resistance, and low surface tack. Primal SB-155 shares...

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Resins

Waterborne Resin suits wood and furniture coatings.

Bayhydrol AH XP 2741 high-molecular-weight, polyacrylate dispersion is solvent-free and is suited for formulation of low- to no-VOC, 1-component coatings for indoor wood floors and furniture. Clearcoats formulated with styrene-acrylate copolymer resin accentuate wood grain and provide chemical resistance. Resin can be used to formulate primers, high-gloss or semi-gloss coatings, and in...

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Coatings

Coatings offer properties beneficial for medical devices.

Suited for use in medical devices, hydrophilic coatings are intended to combine lubricity and hemocompatibility with mechanical properties of polyurethane. Formulation exhibits minimal swelling and is optimized for strength/durability. Aqueous polyurethane dispersions are of solvent-free nature with low viscosity, while solvent-borne polyurethane solutions are characterized by stability and wet...

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Dispersions

Bayer MaterialScience LLC Scientist Showcases Benefits of New DISPERCOLL® U XP 2699 Polyurethane Dispersion

Bayer MaterialScience LLC at the Adhesives & Sealants Council Spring Meeting: Austin, Texas, April 7, 2009 - Visitors to the 2009 ASC Spring Meeting will learn that Bayer MaterialScience's new DISPERCOLL® U XP 2699 polyurethane dispersion will enable them to combine the environmental advantages of a water-based sealant with the superior physical properties of a polyurethane resin in a new,...

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Dispersions

Dispersion simulates weathering of exterior wood coatings.

Waterborne (WB) UV-Curing co-solvent free Polyurethane Dispersions (PUDs) exhibit flexibility and water resistance. They adhere to difficult substrates, such as wood and plastic, and are optimized for curing capabilities, attributes, and performance. Weathering tester is designed to simulate outdoor weathering of exterior wood coatings.

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Coating Additives

Michelman to Feature Surface Modifying Solutions for Interior and Exterior Wood, As Well As Its Popular Michem® Prime Copolymer Dispersion at the 2009 European Coatings Show

CINCINNATI, OH (December 31, 2008) - Michelman will be featuring a selection of its many surface modifiers for water-based interior furniture, cabinetry and floor coatings, as well as for exterior wood coatings, at the 2009 European Coatings Show being held in NÃ-¼rnberg, Germany from March 31st through April 2nd, 2009. Also featured will be the company's versatile Michem® Prime...

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Miscellaneous Agents

New Dyneon Emulsifier Eliminates APFO from Production of Fluoropolymers

Technology meets increasing market demands for sustainable technologies and processes OAKDALE, Minn. - November 6, 2008 - Dyneon, a 3M company, is leading the industry with the introduction of its new emulsifier, Dyneon(TM) ADONA(TM) Emulsifier, which eliminates the use of ammonium perfluorooctanoate (APFO), a salt derived from perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), completely from its production of...

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