DECOVERY® – BIO-BASED HIGH-PERFORMANCE RESINS FOR PAINTS


Summary

Decovery® resins are made from renewable materials and show a similar or even superior performance compared to conventional waterborne resins. Decovery® contains up to 49% bio-based content and achieves a carbon footprint reduction of up to 34%, thereby enabling companies to develop a more sustainable paint.

Decovery® is also good for people. Specifically, it is free from Chemicals of Concern, such as NMP, APEO/NPEO and organotin and it contains zero or low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

Decovery® is proven to deliver the highest quality across a range of indoor and outdoor applications in demanding specialty products. In addition, this eco-friendly paint resin is durable and chemical-resistant; it provides a great finish with no yellowing effect and it feels smooth to the touch. 

Decovery® performs equally to (and in some instances even better than) all fossil oil-based acrylic equivalents. 


Description

The following range of products is available, all with unique properties developed for specific applications:

  • Decovery® SP-8400/SP-8405 XP/SP-8406 XP

Acrylic dispersions having a bio-renewable content of 48%. Developed for use in interior and exterior wall paints formulations. They have an intrinsically good scrub and stain resistant and can be formulated without the addition of co-solvents.

  • Decovery® SP-7100 XP

Water based urethane having a bio-renewable content of 27%. This resin can be used in radiation curing coating in Industrial Wood Interior Coatings applications a.o. furniture and kitchen cabinets. It is suitable for clear and opaque coatings and has typical properties such as being tack free before cure, no pore whitening, excellent chemical and blocking resistance.

  • Decovery® SP-7400 XP

An OH functional acrylic copolymer dispersion having a bio-renewable content of 40%.  An ideal product for industrial wood interior coatings applications such as furniture.  (both 1 and 2 component applications possible). It has excellent transparency and wood wetting properties and good chemical resistance in 1 component and excellent chemical resistance in 2 components, while in addition it has good sand ability.

  • Decovery® SP-7450 XP

A copolymer emulsion designed for fast drying and fast blocking resistance, having a bio-renewable content of 39%.  This resin can be used in Industrial wood exterior (Joinery) applications. It is suitable for clear and opaque coatings with excellent elasticity, good blocking resistance at high coating thickness as well as a good alkaline and sagging resistance.

  • Decovery® SP-2022 XP

An ultimate self-matting bio-based self-crosslinking polyurethane dispersion for protecting the natural beauty of floors, having a bio-renewable content of over 30%.  This self-matting resin helps you to deliver the outstanding ultra-matt aesthetics and high performance, while greatly improving your production efficiency and ensuring respect for the health of people and the planet.


Possible replacement to

Decovery® helps replace paint resins made from fossil oil derivatives and/or containing hazardous chemicals (such as NMP, APEO/NPEO and organotin), thereby reducing our dependence on inorganic natural resources while respecting the health of the people.


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