Industry News, Science and Technology, and Market Insight
Wood remains a primary choice for exterior commercial and residential applications. This article tracks the current shifts in end-user preferences, including the demand for sustainable products and the move towards waterborne technologies. Insight is also given into factory-applied exterior wood coatings.
Archroma has launched Lurapret® N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based, ultra-low VOC polyurethane polymer coating technology, developed to provide textile manufacturers with a water-based option for coated fabrics, such as indoor and outdoor textiles, nonwovens, and papers. The products can be formulated to create a flame-retardant coating system for synthetic leather upholstery. For information, visit www.archroma.com.
SETAQUA® 6799 has been introduced by allnex. The surfactant- free binder is manufactured to provide excellent blocking resistance. It is also engineered to provide good outdoor durability with low dirt pickup. The resin can be formulated into high durability joinery coatings as well as an easy-to-apply deco application with good early water resistance. For more information, go to www.allnex.com.