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The use of biobased raw materials is an important aspect of some sustainability initiatives across the coatings supply chain. As petroleum-based chemicals drop in price, widespread adoption of renewable raw materials is more challenging. Nevertheless, renewable chemicals are growing in importance.
PPG has introduced SPECTRACRON® ADVANTEDGE™ HPP primer, a patented polyurethane primer engineered for use on heavy-duty equipment, general finishing, and transportation applications. The primer provides extended overall corrosion protection, better performance on sharp laser-cut edges, and superior chip resistance compared to traditional 2k epoxy primers. For details, visit www.ppgindustrialcoatings.com.
Clariant has unveiled Hostatint™ A 100-ST, a range of transparent preparations based on non-halogenated pigments. The products are designed to support metallic and mineral effects as well as new shades for surface and contour enhancements of today’s lifestyle products.. For more information, go to www.clariant.com.