SYNTHRON are part of the Protex International Group, a medium size French Chemical Company.
Formed in 1932, the Company is still privately owned, employing over 600 people globally.
The Company has 19 manufacturing sites globally and 6 R&D Centres.
Thanks to its constant innovation and its broad spectrum of know-how (from chemical synthesis to polymerization and formulation), Protex International meets its customers’ expectations in their strategy of development of high-performance products from a technological as well as an ecological stand point.
The activities of the Coatings & Inks Division include:
Additives for Liquid coatings and Printing Inks • Additives for Powder coatings • Binders for water-based liquid coatings.
Environmentally friendly green products include two silicone free defoamers:
MOUSSEX® 7141 HL-V
VOC free 100% active vegetable oil based defoamer for water-borne coatings and printing inks. FDA175-300
MOUSSEX® 7143 HE-V
VOC free vegetable oil emulsion based defoamer for water-borne coatings and printing inks. FDA175-300
New innovation product: SYNTHRO®-STAIN 472
VOC-Free and Zinc-free tannin blocker for water borne wood coatings. Excellent blocking properties, it avoids discoloration due to the tannin components migration into the primer film.
New water-based resin: PROX® ACW 650
Special anionic acrylic modified resin in emulsion for anticorrosive water borne coatings. It gives strong anticorrosion performances as sole or co-binder.
For levelling and flow: MODAREZ® PW 336
VOC free levelling and flow agent for water-based systems, hydroxyl functional, excellent flow, levelling and de-gassing performance. Extending open time, it acts as coalescing agent. Excellent pigment wetting properties, can be used as grinding resin. FDA175-300
For substrate wetting: MODAREZ® SW 452
Organically modified polysiloxane based wetting substrate additive, with outstanding performance on surface tension reduction, without affecting inter-coat adhesion. For water borne systems, especially wood coatings and printing inks. 60 % solids in DPGME.
For further information on all of these products and our complete range please contact:
Steve Mason Sales Manager UK & Ireland
Full details are also available through our Distributor -Wilfrid Smith.