Birla Carbon Looks to a More Sustainable Carbon Black

Birla Carbon Looks to a More Sustainable Carbon Black

Birla Carbon, a global supplier of carbon black, has introduced what it calls “a first-of-its-kind sustainable carbonaceous material” with the launch of Continua. Birla says it is a “groundbreaking step forward in the availability and know-how of sustainable solutions...
New Humectant has Low Impact on Coating Properties

New Humectant has Low Impact on Coating Properties

Evonik’s newest additive is a product for binder-free pigment pastes that has a low VOC content and a low influence on paste properties such as color strength and viscosity. TEGO Humectant 7005 is effective against drying of pigment concentrates, while its influence...
BHC Launches Solution to Spatter and Slag

BHC Launches Solution to Spatter and Slag

Spatter buildup during the laser cutting or welding process is messy, creates extra work prepping parts, and slows the manufacturing process. The use of a spatter release agent prevents the accumulation of spatter and solves these problems. BHC says its AquaVantage...
Hempel Launches Hempafire Pro 400 Fire Protection Coating

Hempel Launches Hempafire Pro 400 Fire Protection Coating

Hempel has launched Hempafire Pro 400, a new passive fire protection coating it says maintains the stability of steel structures in the event of a fire for up to 120 minutes. Passive fire protection (PFP) coatings insulate steel during a fire, which extends the...