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.

Why Are Protective Coatings So Useful?

Posted by Performance Coatings Team | 03/24/2021

Understanding why these coatings work so well requires a deeper look at what a typical protective coating system looks like.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

How Coating and Ink Technologies Are Enhancing Sustainability in Packaging

Posted by Performance Coatings Team | 03/10/2021

Resins, additives, and waxes can help formulators deliver exciting improvements in the sustainability of packaging materials and applications.

Categories: Resins and Binders, Printing & Packaging, Surface Modifiers, Dispersants

Achieving Total Formula Cost Reduction With The Right Dispersants

Posted by Performance Coatings Team | 02/23/2021

Choosing the right dispersant for an ink or coating formulation can not only improve product performance, but can also help reduce the total cost of the formulation.

Categories: Dispersants, Paints and Coatings

How to Select the Right Polymer When Formulating Coatings

Posted by Performance Coatings Team | 02/11/2021

With many polymer chemistry types from which to choose, it's important to consider a range of factors to ensure the right level of performance for coatings.

Categories: Resins and Binders

The Benefits of Fast Cure, Water-Borne Coating Systems

Posted by Performance Coatings Team | 01/20/2021

The ability to deliver coating systems that reduce dry time brings many benefits, and new Lubrizol technology currently in development promises to enable formulators with exciting new capabilities.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

What are Protective Coatings?

Posted by Performance Coatings Team | 01/11/2021

In this first article in a series dedicated to understanding the challenges and opportunities for protective coatings, Lubrizol shares insights into an overview of protective coatings, where they're used, and common performance requirements.

Categories: Paints and Coatings, Resins and Binders

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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.