According to BASF, the new white oil-based defoamer demonstrates excellent and persistent defoaming efficiency, excellent compatibility across acrylic PSA systems, and good oil-slick resistance during storage for adhesive formulations.
November 19, 2019
BASF recently introduced the new Foamaster WO 2360 defoamer, which is reportedly compliant with major food contact regulations.
Growing demand for biocides across industries such as paints and coatings, oil and gas, personal care, and food and beverages will be driven by the need for their antifungal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties.
November 18, 2019
The global biocides market is anticipated to surpass $13 billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of around 5% from 2018-2024.
Eastman’s new cellulose esters reportedly meet requirements for use in certain food contact applications under regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (21 CFR), European Commission (Regulation 10/2011), and the Swiss Ordinance on Materials & Articles in Contact with Food (SR 817.023.21).
October 24, 2019
Eastman recently announced the launch of a new portfolio of 13 cellulose esters for use in food contact applications such as inks, adhesives, tapes and labels, and internal can and other coatings.
According to Huber, the investment increases fine precipitated hydrate production capacity at Martinswerk for certain grades by about 20%.
October 11, 2019
The Fire Retardant Additives (FRA) business unit of the Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) division of J.M. Huber Corp. recently announced that its fine precipitated hydrate (FPH) phase-two capacity expansion project at the Martinswerk Plant is scheduled to be completed by the end of this year.
Using hydrophobic surface-treated fumed silica in combination with a novel non-yellowing amino-functional silane adhesion promoter leads to an optically clear silane-modified polymer-based adhesive system with superior color stability.
October 1, 2019
The hybrid adhesive and sealant market is projected to grow from $4.6 billion in 2016 to over $7.5 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 8.6%.1 Silane-modified polymers (SMPs) are the resins of choice for this market, as they provide excellent adhesion and elasticity.