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HIGH PERFORMANCE MINERALS FOR COATINGS

Celite®

CelTiX®

DiaFil®

EcoFlat™

OpTiMat®



New Products for Architectural Coatings

Microscopic view of CelTiX

CelTiX

MULTIFUNCTIONAL MATTING, HIDE AND RHEOLOGY CONTROL

Replacement of TiO2 with CelTiX

 

 

Effect of TiO2 replacement on tint strength in water-based decorative coatings at different PVC levels. “Without CelTiX,” represents removal of TiO2 while maintaining PVC. “With CelTiX” indicates tint strength when TiO2 is replaced with equivalent volume of CelTiX multifunctional additive.


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Microscopic view of OpTiMat

OpTiMat

SUPERIOR MATTING EFFICIENCY FOR DEEP MATTE EFFECT


Matting Efficiency of Optimat 2550

 

 

Comparison of 85 degree gloss, measured in a water-based paint formulation (78.5 PVC), with OpTiMat added versus a typical matting aid. Results show that OpTiMat provides equivalent gloss reduction at significantly lower loading levels.


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Microscopic view of EcoFlat

EcoFlat

LOW VOC COATINGS AND SUPERIOR SCRUB RESISTANCE


Control versus EcoFlat

 

 

Scrub performance results show EcoFlat adds more resistance to abrasive media in a typical water-based decorative coatings formulation (66 PVC). Image shows control after 166 cycles, and EcoFlat after 230 cycles.


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MATTING AGENTS for Gloss & Sheen Control

 

Imerys Product Selection Guide


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Let us help you optimize your minerals

Imerys provides technical reformulation service to optimize your coatings products.

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Contact us to find out how we can work together to make the most of the minerals in your coatings.

 

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Working toward a sustainable future…

OUR APPROACH TO SUSTAINABILITY

Imerys has been working towards being a more sustainable business for many years. We organize our sustainable development efforts into the following action areas:

ENERGY

We have implemented action programs to improve the energy efficiency of our industrial activities and, as a result, reduce our greenhouse gas emissions.

INNOVATION

We continually seek to innovate our processes and products to improve our environmental footprint.

ENVIRONMENT

We identify the environmental aspects and impacts of our sites, and wherever possible, prevent or otherwise minimise harmful effects of their activities on the environment.

COMMUNITIES

We assess and act to continually improve the impact of our operations on our communities, taking different cultures and customs into consideration.

HEALTH & SAFETY

We identify health and safety risks at our sites, and wherever possible, prevent or otherwise minimize these risks.

HUMAN RESOURCES

We are committed to our employees, particularly with regard to working conditions, safety, benefits and professional development.

 

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