What's New

PTFE-Alternative Surface Modifiers for Inks and Coatings

Lubrizol offers PTFE-Alternative Surface Modifiers enabling inks and coatings formulations with similar protection and aesthetic properties previously attained with PTFE formulations.

Dispersant Technology eBook

The Science Behind Hyperdispersants - An interactive experience to explore the science behind Solsperse™ Hyperdispersants

Solsperse™ W-Series Hyperdispersants

Ushering in a step-change in dispersant performance, Solsperse™ W-Series hyperdispersants are now available to solve specific dispersing challenges for water-borne coatings.

Aptalon Water-Borne Polyurethane Dispersions

Aptalon™ Polyamide Polyurethanes

Aptalon™ polyamide polyurethane technology brings a new range of performance to coatings, particularly for water-borne technologies.

Flame Retardant Capabilities

Lubrizol maintains a portfolio of advanced polymers that deliver outstanding flame retardant protection

Introducing Lubrizol Performance Coatings New Blog

Read regularly published blog articles from Lubrizol Performance Coatings experts on diverse topics affecting the industry

From The Blog

Our performance coatings experts help formulators solve tough challenges and address market opportunities.

Improving Cost and Performance of UV Coatings with Dispersants

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 10/21/2020

Using 100% active, lower viscosity dispersant technology can help formulators reduce overall cost and improve performance in UV coating applications.

Categories: Dispersants, Paints and Coatings

Replacing Plastic with Paper in Packaging

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 10/05/2020

While paper can deliver more sustainable packaging options, coating challenges that deliver desired barrier properties can prevent recyclability and present their own set of issues. More sustainable barrier coatings can alleviate problems and improve repulpability.

Categories: Dispersants, Printing & Packaging

The Importance of Solubility for Dispersing Pigments

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 09/21/2020

100% active dispersants help solve diverse solubility challenges, helping coating formulators improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Categories: Dispersants, Paints and Coatings, Printing & Packaging

Biocide-Free Water-Based Coatings

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 09/02/2020

As MIT continues to be looked at as a hazard, Lubrizol is exploring new ways to reduce or eliminate the need for biocides in dispersants and coatings.

Categories: Dispersants, Paints and Coatings

What is Passivation? Why is it Important for Aluminum Pigments?

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 08/19/2020

As the use of aluminum pigments in the automotive industry continues to grow, so does the importance of aluminum passiviation, and coating technology is critical to delivering results.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Specialty Additives

The Essentials of a Successful Flame Retardant System

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 08/04/2020

Understanding specific flame-retardant needs and FR testing methods for diverse applications enhances the success of formulating the right coating and composite solution to deliver fire protection.

Categories: Formulated Solutions, Paper and Textiles

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Paints & Coatings

Enhance paints and coatings with resins, dispersants, and surface modifiers for performance, simplicity and sustainability.

Paper & Textiles

Explore premium resin, binder and formulated solution capabilities for multi-functional performance in paper, textiles and fiberglass mat.

Plastics & Composites

Improve the aesthetics, performance and efficiency of color in composite manufacturing with robust dispersants and surface modifiers.

Printing & Packaging

Achieve diverse coating and ink formulations for printing and packaging applications with unique resins, dispersants, and surface modifiers.

Digital Print

Solve complex digital print challenges with advanced ink and coating technologies developed for maximum capabilities.