22 Januar 2016

Arkema introduces new Rilsan® fine powders grade for outdoor furniture

The Rilsan® fine powders product line has expanded its range of bio-based polyamide coating powders for the outdoor furniture market

outdoor-coating.jpg_1236440129Along with Rilsan® T Grey 9102 MAC and Rilsan® ES 9132 MAC, Arkema now offers two grey-colored (RAL 7021) grades designed for fluidized bed dipping and electrostatic spraying.

These two grades were formulated to offer outstanding UV-resistance, while keeping core properties brought by Rilsan® fine powders PA11 coatings. These properties include:

  • long-term resistance to extreme maritime and industrial environments*,
  • anti-graffiti properties,
  • fire resistance,
  • electrical insulation,
  • chemical resistance.

Outstanding mechanical properties are also inherited, which include impact resistance, flexibility, abrasion resistance, a unique grip, and warm-to-the-touch feel.

As a thermoplastic powder for coatings, Rilsan® fine powders offer an exceptional choice in processing methods, which allows coating complex parts with various geometries.

Combining beauty and function, Rilsan® polyamide 11 coatings offer a solution for the most demanding applications. The Rilsan® brand has become the reference for industries looking for the ultimate solution in metal protection, such as automotive, oil and gas, and fluid transfer.

Rilsan® fine powders are derived from castor oil, a 100% vegetable, non-toxic, and renewable resource.  Here, Arkema offers a great way to combine eco-responsibility with outstanding performance.

* Up to 15 years in C5-I, C5-M environments as defined in ISO 12944:1998 Part 2. According to internal coating results; applied using Arkema recommended procedures.

Source: Arkema, press release, 2016-01-14.

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