Arkema Inc., a leader in advanced chemical technologies for high-performance roof coating systems, will be exhibiting its vast array of product offerings at the International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company will be presenting such innovative solutions as Kynar Aquatec® PVDF latex, ENCOR® flex polymer binder systems, Coatex rheology modifiers, and Bostik smart adhesives.
Arkema launches a new website for its three flagship polymer families – Kynar® fluoropolymers, Pebax® thermoplastic elastomers, and Rilsan® high performance polyamides. The website, focused on “extreme materials”, aims to optimize the user experience with rich content and intuitive navigation.
Arkema Inc. will present recommended guidelines for estimating the color fade of PVDF-based topcoats for “bright color” architectural restoration and protective coating applications at the SSPC 2017 Conference in Tampa, Florida.
Nile Polymers Inc., located in Centerville, UT, has recently commercialized a series of cable tie sizes based on Arkema Inc.’s Kynar Flex® PVDF under the trademark Strong-Ty™. These injection molded cable ties are readily available in 4-inch and 8-inch lengths and are manufactured and packaged in a clean room following ISO 13485:2016 procedures. Strong-Ty™ cable tie flexibility can be tailored simply by changing the chosen grade of Kynar Flex® PVDF.
Arkema Group, the global leading specialty chemicals company, is attending the Chinacoat 2016 tradeshow in Guangzhou, from 30 November to 2 December (Hall 10.2-Stand C25-34). At the trade show, Arkema is introducing a comprehensive range of high performance and durable solutions for paints and coatings, including acrylic monomers, coating resins, high performance additives from Coatex, a broad product range from Sartomer, and Kynar® PVDF for coatings.
Arkema announces a 25% Kynar® PVDF capacity increase on its Changshu platform near Shanghai. This project will help meet the strong demand, in particular in new energies and water treatment applications. This investment will support the Group’s ambition in Technical Polymers, and is part of its strategy to speed up the growth of its High Performance Materials division.
Arkema, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary, has become a specialty chemicals and advanced materials group. The Group serves its customers by providing innovative solutions to meet some of the major challenges of today’s world: new energies, water treatment, lighter materials, everyday comfort and wellbeing. These various topics will be addressed on the Arkema stand (6C57) at the upcoming K2016.
To support its customers’ growth around the world, in particular in the sports, consumer electronics and automotive markets, Arkema continues to expand its specialty polyamides production capacities in China and the United States.
Arkema Inc. is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with Materiant Inc. to further improve service levels to customers of Rilsan® fine powders. Through Materiant, customers will efficiently and effectively place orders, receive technical support, and tap into the differentiated products and services.
Arkema has won the Pierre Potier 2016 prize for its latest Kynar® fluoropolymer grade with durable hydrophilic properties. This innovative material makes it possible to produce latest generation hollow fibers, more efficient and less energy intensive, specifically intended for the manufacture of ultrafiltration modules for water purification.
Kynar Aquatec® PVDF latex is making a strong contribution to achieving the high-reflectivity and aesthetic goals for the bright-white Acrymax® coating used inside the display cabinet to showcase the recently announced winner of the global 2016 Design ‘N Gather mosaic tile design competition. The winning mural, as well as the design gallery of the top ten finalists, will be on display at select locations during the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention, which is being held in Philadelphia, May 19–21, 2016.
At the American Coatings Show 2016, Booth # 1031, Arkema will showcase the company’s coatings market offering, including new technologies, research initiatives and ongoing commitment to innovation and sustainability.
Arkema, a leader in advanced chemical technologies for high-performance protective coatings, has announced that its groundbreaking Kynar Aquatec® CRX latex surpassed the stringent requirements of the AAMA 2605 performance standard, which included G85 corrosion testing for architectural metal applications and ISO 20340:2009 testing requirements for marine structures.
Continuing its long history as a leader in Additive Manufacturing technology, Arkema will be exhibiting and presenting at the Additive Manufacturers User Group (AMUG) Conference in St. Louis, MO, in April 2016. The presentation, entitled “High Performance Materials for Additive Manufacturing,” will focus on Arkema’s innovative material technologies for additive manufacturing applications, including Kynar® polyvinylidene fluoride, Plexiglas® acrylics, Rilsan® and Orgasol® polyamides, Kepstan® polyetherketoneketones, and Sartomer radiation curable resins.