Low-VOC Formulations for Polyurethane Coatings from Bayer MaterialsScience Offer High-Performance Properties to Protect Diverse Surfaces
Atlanta, GA, April 09, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Productivity, sustainability and quality are key drivers in the coatings industry today. Bayer MaterialScience LLC has developed raw materials and technologies that provide coating professionals high-performance solutions to protect diverse surfaces.
Mike Jeffries, field technical service manager, Coatings, Adhesives & Specialties, Bayer MaterialScience LLC, presented a tutorial on polyurethane coatings 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 7 during the pre-conference session of the American Coatings Show and Conference in Atlanta. His discussion included an explanation of polyurethane coatings and common raw material components. He also reviewed formulations for waterborne chemistries, such as one-component, two-component and radiation-curing polyurethane coatings, as well as specific applications.
“Increasingly, coatings professionals are turning to waterborne polyurethane coatings for their high-performance properties, versatility and low volatile organic compound (VOC) content,” Jeffries said.
Attendees of the American Coatings Show and Conference in Atlanta were able to visit Bayer’s booth #2305 to learn more about its coating raw materials and technologies.
About Bayer MaterialScience LLC:
Bayer MaterialScience LLC is one of the leading producers of high-performance plastics in North America and is part of the global Bayer MaterialScience business with approximately 14,300 employees at 30 production sites around the world and 2013 sales of 11.2 billion euros. Bayer MaterialScience, a Bayer Group company, manufactures high-tech polymer materials and develops innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical, and sports and leisure industries. Sustainability is central to Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s business and is based around the key areas of innovation, product stewardship, social responsibility and respect for the environment.