Arkema Coating Resins has introduced Synaqua 4804 waterborne alkyd. This new binder is an APEO and ammonia-free short oil alkyd emulsion designed for use in a wide variety of coatings in which performance similar to solvent-based alkyds is desired. It offers the coatings formulator a low-VOC option to develop high-gloss products with the application feel of a solvent-based alkyd.
Synaqua 4804 binder provides these benefits:
• High-gloss potential and excellent gloss retention.
• Very good hardness.
• Quick dry time.
• Low yellowing.
• Good stability with anticorrosive pigments.
• Good application characteristics.
• Excellent performance in blends with other technologies, including styrene acrylics, acrylics and polyurethane dispersions.