Resins and Binders


Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 05/15/2019

Inks and coatings contribute only a small percentage of weight to packaging, but they can play a major role in enhancing or disrupting its sustainability attributes.

Categories: Printing & Packaging, Dispersants, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 04/22/2019

Innovation in the chemical industry is essential for growth. But it can be a costly process requiring strategic management of IP protections to safeguard and maximize those investments.

Categories: Dispersants, Surface Modifiers, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 04/11/2019

While ADH offers room temperature curing and a boost to beneficial coating properties, it has been deemed hazardous to the environment. Successfully formulating PUDs without ADH is possible.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 04/03/2019

Air barriers and continuous coatings are critical elements of an effective building envelope, which is the primary determinant of the amount of energy required to heat, cool and ventilate a building.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 03/25/2019

NMP-free polyurethane dispersions are possible, using alternative solvents that aid in film formation and deliver the same benefits, but without the regulatory challenges.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 03/19/2019

Formulators rely on flame retardants to create a layer of flammability protection for paper and textile applications, providing more time to escape and for first responders to save lives and minimize property damage.

Categories: Paper and Textiles, Resins and Binders, Formulated Solutions

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 03/14/2019

Inkjet printing on textiles continues to gain traction to achieve reduced lead times, customizable products, and shorter print runs, and pretreatments plays a critical role.

Categories: Formulated Solutions, Digital Print, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 03/07/2019

While Triethylamine offers unique advantages in the production of polyurethane dispersions, TEA-free formulations can be just as effective—without hazards to human health.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 02/18/2019

A lot of technology goes into creating tape to meet the specific performance and functionality that formulators set out to achieve for diverse commercial and consumer applications. Saturants, adhesive polymers and release coating technologies all play important roles.

Categories: Resins and Binders, Paper and Textiles

Posted by Lubrizol Performance Coatings Team | 01/15/2019

Where some polyurethane dispersions come up short, polyamide polyurethane technologies offer new levels of performance and capability, adaptable to the specific needs of diverse wood and metal coating applications.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders