Adhesives Magazine

DOW CHEMICAL CO.: Aqueous Stain-Blocking Binder (7/1/09)

July 1, 2009

The Dow Chemical Co. has introduced RhoplexTM PR-295 with AvanseTM technology, a high-performance and environmentally friendly aqueous binder, to the North American coatings market. The PR-295 binder was developed for use with exterior and interior primers and stain-blocking sealers. The patented Avanse technology provides film formation that blocks stains from migrating through the dry paint film and yields stain-blocking performance without the use of zinc oxide.

Primers and sealers based on the PR-295 binder offer stain blocking and “bleed through” resistance over cedar and redwood. They also block stains over common interior household stains, such as those left by water damage.

For more information, visit go.rohmhaas.com/rhoplexpr295.