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.
These two studies reportedly incorporate findings from in-depth interviews with key industry experts to provide a solid base for analyzing the impact of trends and drivers in major market segments.
July 1, 2020
The ChemQuest Group recently announced the publication and availability of the “U.S. Market Analysis for the Paint & Coatings Industry (2019-2024)” and “Global Market Analysis for the Paint & Coatings Industry (2019-2024).”
Evonik reports that variations in the wet reaction process conditions enable the control of many aspects of final coatings formulations, such as pH, surface area, pore volume, and other structural or morphological effects.
June 2, 2020
The Coating Additives business line of Evonik recently introduced SPHERILEX silica wet chemistry technology, with three new products.
PPG's Barberton location was presented with an Award for Excellence in Health and Safety Performance, while the Huron facility received recognition for Environmental Performance.
May 13, 2020
PPG recently announced that its Barberton and Huron, Ohio, facilities were recognized by the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council (OCTC) for programs that advance the company’s health, safety, and environmental performance.