Novel Hybrid Meets Demand for UV Protection and Chemical Resistance in Low-VOC Coatings for Institutional Interiors
September 1, 2015
The desire for lower-VOC coatings coupled with growing interest in daylighting to reduce building energy consumption are driving interest in low-VOC acrylic systems that deliver signature UV resistance while meeting the need for durability in high-traffic commercial and institutional architecture.
Cost-designed pigment preparations can replace standard lead chromates. Pigment preparations and hybrid pigments formulated with weather-fast organic pigments are not inferior to stabilized lead chromates and can even outperform standard products
LANGGUTH ENGINEERING, Waterloo, Ontario, announced the acquisition of Associated Packaging Equipment Corp., a supplier of globally branded labeling technology including the entire portfolio of PolyClad labelers.
Global public health organization NSF International has collaborated with the American Coatings Association (ACA) to develop the first North American product category rule (PCR) for architectural coating products for interior or exterior applications.
Even though white has been a mainstay color in most of the industries served by prepainted metal, silver and other metallic colors are beginning to work their way in to mainstream applications, according to the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA).