The line includes various environmentally friendly emulsions, dispersions, and natural oil blends designed to improve the weatherability of exterior surface coatings.
December 14, 2021
NatureShield® is Michelman’s line of bio-based surface modifiers that reportedly allow formulators to develop coatings with an increased amount of bio-sourced materials without jeopardizing their quality.
According to Covestro, formulations with Bayhydur quix 306-70 dry as quickly as those with solvent-based crosslinkers, in contrast to coatings with low-VOC, water-based standard hardeners.
August 31, 2021
A study conducted by Covestro and coatings manufacturer Hesse GmbH & Co. KG focused on analyzing the life cycle assessment of different polyurethane wood coatings from raw material production to the applied coating in order to demonstrate the environmental impact of these systems and to reveal advantages and disadvantages for each technology.
A new waterborne coating system simultaneously meets the high demands for quality and durability in today’s electronic products.
July 15, 2021
In the growing market for consumer electronics, manufacturers are looking for new aesthetic and functional solutions. It’s no longer just about trendy shapes and bright colors: consumers have discovered a preference for velvety-soft products with luxurious matte surfaces.
The Water Revolution Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that works to preserve the world’s oceans by helping the yacht industry drive down its environmental impact.
June 16, 2021
Creating a more sustainable yacht industry and helping to protect the world's oceans are reportedly the main goals driving a new partnership between AkzoNobel's Yacht Coatings business and the Water Revolution Foundation.