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Although waterborne coatings for industrial applications have been available for many years, their use has been limited. With the introduction of stricter VOC and other regulations and advances in technology and equipment, the shift to waterborne is gaining traction.
Fluon® PFA EA-2000 resin by AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. has been launched. It features a built-in functional adhesive group that enables one-step processing with other polymers and metals. The resin is also designed to eliminate the need for surface treatment or a separate adhesive layerFor more details, go to www.agcchem.com.
Cortec® has released a tool for graffiti removal—EcoAir® Graffiti Remover Enhanced with Nano VpCI® Technology. EcoAir is a semi-viscous liquid used to remove graffiti, inks, and paints from metal, concrete, and wood. The liquid contains a corrosion-inhibiting compound to prevent flash rusting and discoloration of metal surfaces after graffiti removal. For details, go to www.cortecvci.com.