Paints

Bluestar Silicones Announces the Commercialization of its Lyndcoat® BR 2511 RTU in Asia Pacific, South Africa, North America and Latin America

LYON, France, -- Based on its success in the EMEA zone, Bluestar Silicones, a global integrated silicones producer and supplier of silicone based bladder release agents and mould release agents to the tire industry will commercialize its Lyndcoat® BR 2511 RTU in Asia Pacific , South Africa, North America and Latin America as of October 2010. Lyndcoat® BR 2511 RTU is a very versatile...

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Coatings

Second Generation Firefilm...A/D Firefilm III

We are pleased to introduce A/D FIREFILM III, the next generation of thin-film intumescent fireproofing from A/D. A/D FIREFILM has been the specifier's choice since 1991 when it was first introduced to the market. FIREFILM III is listed by UL, ITS and FM as equivalent to FIREFILM II in all the existing fire test designs and listings. In addition, A/D FIREFILM III significantly expands upon the...

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Enamels

Carbocoat 8215...Quick-Dry DTM

This alkyd enamel is specially formulated with corrosion inhibition (zinc phosphate) that allows direct-to-metal application. The particular resin used has excellent dry-hard characteristics and quick dry-to-handle properties. It exhibits good weatherability, gloss, and color retention for an unmodified alkyd in light to moderate duty service. It has a smooth, attractive, gloss finish and can be...

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Coatings

Scratch-Resistant Topcoat protects prefinished wood floors.

Based on PPG UV-curable resins and nanotechnology, CLARITAGE(TM) Extra factory finish enhances wood floor scratch resistance and gloss retention. In standardized wear testing, topcoat remained scratch-resistant after 3,000 cycles of abrasive scrubbing. Formula also exhibits clarity to highlight natural wood grain patterns.

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Coatings

Semi-Gloss Coating serves government marine applications.

Qualified for US Navy vessels and other federal marine coatings applications, PSX 700SG semi-gloss epoxy polysiloxane coating has low-VOC formulation and unique surface tension that minimizes rust or dirt streaking. It is approved on US Navy Qualified Product List for topside and freeboard applications and also meets US Navy Federal Standard Color standards for Haze Gray. Abrasion-resistant,...

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Barriers

Solutia Introduces Saflex® Advanced Acoustic Interlayer for European Architectural Market

ST. LOUIS and DUSSELDORF, Germany, Sept. 29 - Solutia Inc., (NYSE: SOA) the world's leading PVB interlayer manufacturer, announced today that the company's Saflex® Q series advanced acoustic interlayer is now available in super-wide and jumbo roll lengths to the European Architectural market. The product is being featured this week at the company's stand at Glasstec 2010, the world's largest...

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Cray Valley Resins and HFG Technology Make Electric Buses Lighter
Resins

Cray Valley Resins and HFG Technology Make Electric Buses Lighter

Electric vehicles are intensively investigated all around the world to lower big city air pollution. To this purpose, the Korean company HFG developed an electric bus in cooperation with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., at the request of Seoul city. The first electric non-step bus starts to run the 24th of June 2010 and 15 buses are expected to run in November 2010. The battery system offers to run...

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Aluminum

Alcan Engineered Products Introduces Future-Ready Innovations at "Aluminium 2010" in Germany

ESSEN, Germany, September 15, 2010 -- Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto -showcases a unique range of innovative aluminium-based products offering custom ready solutions to key industry sectors such as aerospace, automotive, transportation, packaging, renewable energy at the ALUMINIUM 2010. "We are proud to showcase these innovations on such a visible scale", said Christel...

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