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|Lubrizol Launches Solsperse(TM) W200 Hyperdispersant for Water-Borne Coatings|
CLEVELAND, August 8, 2018 - The Lubrizol Corporation announces the commercial availability of Solsperse(TM) W200, a new dispersant from the Solsperse(TM) W-Series family of water-borne dispersant technology.
Solsperse W200 is specifically designed to provide rapid dispersion of organic pigments and high-performance carbon blacks into water-borne coatings systems. Solsperse W200 also brings superior color development to organic pigments and offers outstanding "jetness" in many of the most difficult carbon black pigments.
"Solsperse W200 delivers a step-change in performance when it comes to rapid wetting of organics and carbon blacks, with long term stability and excellent rheology control," shares Dan Latas, global market manager, Lubrizol Performance Coatings. "The time savings in dispersing, ease of flow and the high level of color development offer many benefits to coatings formulators and manufacturers that were previously very challenging, if not unachievable. Initially launched in Europe, Latin America and parts of Asia, Solsperse W200 will soon be available globally."
Solsperse W200 joins Solsperse(TM) W100 and Solsperse(TM) WV400 in the Solsperse W-Series of advanced water-borne dispersants. Each product in the Solsperse W-Series portfolio, which is designed to bring step-change dispersant performance, brings unique benefits for water-borne coatings.
About Lubrizol Performance Coatings
Lubrizol is a market-driven innovator of specialty chemicals that solve today's challenges in the paints and coatings, printing and packaging, paper and textiles, plastics and composites, and digital print markets. More than just a supplier, we are a collaborator with extensive experience in surface protection, dispersion, adhesion, and barrier properties that enables us to enhance the performance, simplicity, and sustainability benefits of our customers' products. With a commitment to collaboration, applied science, and demonstrated value, our team of experts is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations for both the simplest and toughest requirements. Count on Lubrizol to make the difference.
About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2017 were $6.3 billion. For more information, visit Lubrizol.com.