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Dow Corning at ACS 2012: Highlighting Innovative Silicone Solutions for Paints and Inks
Dow Corning to showcase its superwetter, slip and leveling,
foam-control, and water-resistance additives and new amino silicone resin for
solving formulation challenges
MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Attendees of the American Coatings Show (ACS)
2012, scheduled for May 8 through 10 at the Indiana Convention Center in
Indianapolis, Ind., can learn about Dow Corning’s effective silicone-based
solutions for waterborne and solvent-based paints, inks and coatings.
Visitors to the booths of two Dow Corning distributors – Univar (Booth
811) and Nexeo Solutions (Booth 217) – will learn about innovative
Dow Corning® brand additives and resins, and how they can help
create paint and ink formulations with differentiated performance, even on
difficult substrates and in challenging formulations.
Through informative displays, attendees will discover that Dow Corning
is an innovative partner with benefits for the entire coating value chain. They
also will learn how silicone additives and resins from Dow Corning are
aligned with their needs for sustainability and business growth.
The Dow Corning®
family of superwetter additivesfor waterborne and radiation-cured paints,
inks and coatings includes a range of products for cost-effective, optimum
performance with good recoatability and no impact on slip, even on challenging
substrates like wood, plastics and metal.
The Dow Corning® family
of slip and leveling additives for solventborne and radiation-cured paints,
inks and coatings includes several products that enable the design of tailored
flow and leveling solutions for use on wood, furniture and plastic substrates
without worrying about foam stabilization or recoatability.
Dow Corning® 100F Additive,
for use in solvent-based, high-solids, solventless and radiation-curable
coatings, is a fluorosilicone that is effective at very low use levels and does
not affect surface appearance or recoatability, even after long-term
Dow Corning® 87
Additive and Dow Corning® 88 Additive for acrylic emulsion
and solventbornedecorative coating formulations provides improved water
resistance at very low use levels, even on wood, masonry and other porous
substrates, without affecting water vapor permeability or recoatability.
COMING SOON: Dow Corning®3055 Resin is designed
for use in next-generation polysiloxane topcoats. Formulations based on epoxy
resins crosslinked with this new isocyanate- and HAPS-free, high-solids amino
silicone resin show improved thermal stability, gloss and water
For more information about Dow Corning’s featured products at ACS 2012,
Dow Corning offers a comprehensive selection of innovative
silicon-based additives, resins and binders for the coatings industry. In
addition to materials, the company provides supportive services and solutions
tailored to the specific business needs of the global coatings industry. To
learn more about Dow Corning’s full range of coatings solutions,
visit dowcorning.com/coatingsor email
About Dow Corning
Dow Corning (dowcorning.com) provides
performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000
customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and
innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services
through the Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is
equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than
half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.