Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers in diverse global end markets. Its products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries, in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability. Its lightweighting materials enhance cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality. Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 27,000 employees in 58 countries. Net sales were € 10.9 billion in 2016, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program.
Paris, France, August 7th, 2017- Solvay expands its portfolio of specialty monomers with Sipomer® PAM 600, a new multi-functional adhesion monomer, for waterborne architectural and industrial coatings, inks and adhesives markets.
Sipomer® PAM 600 is designed to answer the needs of the coatings markets for enhanced adhesion on variety of difficult substrates such as aluminum, cold-rolled steel, glass, concrete, wood and inorganic surfaces.
In addition to its exceptional adhesion properties, Sipomer® PAM 600 provides ease of incorporation and it can also be utilized as polymerizable surfactant by itself or in combination with other traditional emulsifiers.
Due to its polymerizable feature, Sipomer® PAM 600 also demonstrates less water sensitivity and reduced surfactant leaching, low foam, corrosion and flash rust resistance and good stability.