Additive Solutions for Wood Coatings

Safe, sustainable, and durable solutions for interior and exterior wood coatings. As a very versatile material, wood is used to build everything from apartment blocks to high-rises and public buildings like sports stadiums, but also floors, kitchens, and furniture. Our diverse range of additives for wood coatings extends from light stabilizers and flame retardants to waxes. We will present our additive solutions and products for wood coatings. Join our webinar!

Agenda

Light Stabilizers: Our innovative technology can contribute in offering sustainable light stabilizer solutions for waterborne wood coatings. In particular, Our sustainable light stabilizer solutions with innovative technology for waterborne wood coatings can provide safer and easier handling for coatings producers, while bringing a significant improvement in terms of UV protection for exterior coatings.

Flame Retardants: Wood cannot be used in public buildings without appropriate fire protection. In addition to fire protection the coatings also need to fulfill the desire of architects and building owners for the beautiful and natural appearance of wood. Clariant has developed Exolit® 855 to meet these twofold requirements: The fire retardant for transparent intumescent wood coatings is a completely transparent, virtually colorless solution offering excellent fire and scratch resistance for all types of wood.

Waxes: Micronized additives are widely used in the coatings industry for modification of surfaces. Mainly commercial available synthetic waxes play an important role for different kind of variations. Scratch resistance, reduction of slip properties, matting effects and much more are properties which can be influenced by the addition of these additives. Recently the industry is changing and is looking for more sustainable additives which can provide similar or even improved results. There are some micronized additives based on renewables which can even provide performance benefits compared to standard waxes.

Speakers
 Photo JYDesrats

Jean-Yves Desrats

Jean-Yves Desrats holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, from CPE Lyon, France. He joined Clariant in 1993 as an application and development engineer in the paints and printing inks laboratory, in charge of the development of pigment dispersions and technical service. He later held the position as Head of Laboratory for special applications. In 2003, he joined the Coatings team as Technical Marketing Manager, responsible for the decorative and wood coatings segment within the Business Unit Pigments. Since 2008, he has held the position as Global Innovation Manager for Coatings within the Business Line Performance Additives.

Klaus Bender event page

Dr. Klaus Bender

Klaus Bender holds a phD in Chemistry from Justus-Liebig-University, Gießen, Germany. He joined Clariant in 2012 as a Lab Chemist in the fire retardants lab in Knapsack. He is also in charge of the development and as a Technical Service Manager for the application of Exolit AP types in intumescent coatings with a focus on the Asian markets. In 2016 he became responsible for the intumescent coatings segment for wood. In this role he and his team developed a transparent intumescent coating for wood based on Exolit 855.

 Tobias Niederleitner teaser2

Tobias Niederleitner

Tobias Niederleitner studied Chemical and Biology Engineering in the Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen/Nuremburg and joined the Clariant Corporation in the year 2008. He started his career in the Technical Marketing department and was responsible for Hotmelt Adhesive applications. 2009 he changed to the Coatings and Inks department. Since 2016 Tobias Niederleitner has the global technical responsibility for the Marketing segment Waxes for Coatings and Inks.

Light Stabilizers

Flame Retardants

Waxes

Business Lines

Disclaimer:
This information corresponds to the present state of our knowledge and is intended as a general description of our products and their possible applications. Clariant makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the information’s accuracy, adequacy, sufficiency or freedom from defect and assumes no liability in connection with any use of this information. Any user of this product is responsible for determining the suitability of Clariant’s products for its particular application.<br />
<br />
* Nothing included in this information waives any of Clariant’s General Terms and Conditions of Sale, which control unless it agrees otherwise in writing. Any existing intellectual/industrial property rights must be observed. Due to possible changes in our products and applicable national and international regulations and laws, the status of our products could change. Material Safety Data Sheets providing safety precautions, that should be observed when handling or storing Clariant products, are available upon request and are provided in compliance with applicable law. You should obtain and review the applicable Material Safety Data Sheet information before handling any of these products. For additional information, please contact Clariant.<br />
<br />
* For sales to customers located within the United States and Canada the following applies in addition: No express or implied warranty is made of the merchantability, suitability, fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise of any product or service.<br />
<br />
© Trademark of Clariant registered in many countries.<br />
® 2019 Clariant International Ltd 

You are about to leave the Clariant domain

The link you activated will take you outside the Clariant site in about 10 seconds. If you want to stop this, press "Cancel".

Request to Clariant

Please enter your contact information so we are able to process your request. Thank you for your interest.

Your Customer Service Team
Your Customer Service Team
Contact