Degussa has published “Dispersions,” a new 24-page color brochure that showcases the value-added benefits of Aerosil fumed silica and Aeroxide fumed metal oxide dispersions for paints, coatings, adhesives and sealants. The brochure provides a comprehensive overview, combined with application-specific details and photographs. Detailed charts list the applications and product properties of the complete range of water-based or ethylene-glycol-based Aerodisp dispersion.
“Dispersions” is available in print or as a PDF document at www.aerosil.com. More info: Degussa, (732) 981-5309; or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Air Products Launches Airflex EF9100
Airflex EF9100 emulsion is the latest addition in Air Products Polymer, L.P.’s family of barrier coatings for the packaging market for use as a coating for grease-resistant paper applications. These emulsion for use in barrier coatings can be used in food contact applications. Airflex EF9100 emulsion is breathable and allows moisture vapor to escape from the package. The waterborne product is also resistant to solvents such as turpentine and various alcohols used in the printing process. Airflex EF9100 emulsion features low VOC content and low formaldehyde levels.
The product is repulpable, meaning those its cellulose fibers can be recycled and reused. This repulpability also makes it an attractive alternative to wax and polyethylene in applications such as frozen food packaging, aseptic packaging and produce containers, according to the company.
More info: Air Products, (800) 345-3148; e-mail: email@example.com; web: www.airproducts.com.
Ciba Offers New Products
Ciba Specialty Chemicals has launched Ciba Prime ITTM, a new technology for improving the performance of UV printing inks on plastic through durable modification of the substrate surface. Irgastab UV 10 and Irgastab UV 21 are new in-can stabilizers, which are alternatives to N-nitrosophenyl hydroxylamine salts.
Solutions for electronic materials include Irgacure PAG photo acid generators for high-resolution curing in microelectronics and Irgacure OXE high-performance photoinitiators for displays. More info: Ciba Specialty Chemicals, +41 61 6363 4444; via fax: +41 61 636 5111; or via the web: www.cibasc.com.