Presented by allnex
Recorded on November 16, 2022
ACURE™ is a new, non-isocyanate resin chemistry based on Michael Addition, recently developed by allnex. Previously, the Michael Addition reaction has been too fast and difficult to control for practical use in coatings. allnex has developed and patented new technology which harnesses the ACURE™ speed by using a unique CO2 blocked catalyst and kinetic control additives which give the paint formulator the tools needed to use ACURE™ across a number of different application fields and conditions.
In addition, this cutting edge 2K technology offers significant sustainability advantages and energy-saving potential, as it is a low VOC, isocyanate-free system that can be applied and cured at room temperature without the need for tin catalysts in the paint formulation. The polyester-based resin chemistry also allows for easy introduction of various renewable raw materials while maintaining excellent coating performance.
Since its introduction, the range of ACURE™ applications has been expanding rapidly, triggering the development of new acryloyl- and malonate-functional binders, catalysts and formulations. Significant advances were made in adhesion robustness, appearance, VOC reduction and overall performance profile tunability. Also, layer systems were developed, combining this Michael Addition technology with a range of ideally suited primer and sealer systems.
In this webinar, we will present the current ACURE™ toolbox and demonstrate that this technology offers premium performance across a range of application fields. We will provide several examples and guidelines to successfully formulate ACURE™ for e.g. ACE, Marine & Protective, General Industry, Flooring and Wood applications.
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