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New Polyol Protects Industrial Floors

Chemical manufacturing giant BASF has announced the release of a new polyol that is designed to increase the resistance of indoor flooring in demanding environments, such as industrial wareh...

BASF Exits One Stream, Expands Another

A decline in the North American market has led German chemicals giant BASF to exit the dimer and polyamide resin business.

Protective Market Set for Steady Growth

DALLAS—Rust will be ringing up profits at a good clip for protective-coatings makers worldwide in the years ahead, a new market forecast asserts.

Clear Protection Made for Concrete

BASF has introduced a water-based, 100 percent acrylic coating to protect vertical concrete exteriors from water and dirt.

Coating Flow Grows from China, Mideast

Major coating suppliers have been increasing their global operations outside the U.S., with recent expansions throughout China and the Middle East.

Free Webinar: Proper Concrete Prep

What does it take to make coatings stick to concrete? Proper application, sure, but one of the most important factors in successful coating work sits on the surface.

Free Webinar Takes on 2k Urethanes

Increasing regulations are handing the coating industry new challenges in providing products that are environmentally friendly without sacrificing performance.

Stirring Up New Batch of Paint Chemists

The European coatings industry is making a fresh push to recruit students with an intensive new graduate-level engineering specialty program backed by suppliers.

Curing Compound Boasts Early Start

BASF has introduced an evaporation retardant and finishing aid for concrete that can help prevent shrinkage cracks as industrial flooring concrete dries.

Webinar Offers Tips on DTM Performance

Ensuring that the new generation of waterborne direct-to-metal coatings performs as required will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

BASF Bows Coating to Repel Water

A new modified-acrylic protective coating is billed to repel water and resist dirt on a variety of substrates, including concrete, EIFS and stucco.

EPA Seeks Entries for Green Challenge

Safer, cleaner, more efficient industry technologies are invited to compete in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s annual green chemistry competition.

Coating Protects Rotor Blade Edges

BASF has announced a new paint designed to protect the edges of wind turbine rotor blades.

Global Auto Paint Market Accelerates

Firmly on its mark with economic and environmental trends, the automotive coatings industry is set to grow, crossing an $11.7 billion finish line within five years, a new market forecast rep...

BASF Blast Laid to WWII Bomb

BASF has confirmed that an explosive device, most likely a World War II-era bomb, caused the blast that left one person injured Tuesday at a plant construction site in Germany.

1 Injured in Explosion at BASF Site

An explosion at BASF’s plant construction site in Germany has injured one worker, the giant chemical manufacturer said on Tuesday (Feb. 26).

Jury to Decide Dow Price-Fixing Case

Eight years after the suit was filed, Dow Chemical Co. is preparing to defend itself before a federal-court jury over allegations that it participated in a urethane price-fixing conspiracy w...

Scholarship, Service Take SSPC Awards

SAN ANTONIO—A scholarly yet sassy examination of the "nether world" of Corrosion Under Insulation took the 2013 Outstanding Publication Award on the opening day of SSPC 2013.


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New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films

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SAFE Systems, Inc.
Portable Dust Collectors for Tough Environments

Trailer and skid-mounted models in numerous sizes, powered by electric and/or diesel. Sloped roofs, multiple dust inlets, high static, dampered fans. Lockable power & drive compartments.

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Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

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Hempel (USA) Inc.

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

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