Evonik has many different application areas. To illustrate the versatility in an entertaining way, we put together some product stories for you. Enjoy reading.
The paint stays put
Painted buldings, road signs, and train cars - the cost of the routine damage caused by graffiti artist is high. Evonik has developed VESTANAT® MF, a highly
efficient crosslinker for paint systems that forms a lasting barrier against chemical cleaning agents.
Especially in the Asian market, Evonik’s Crosslinkers Business Line, with VESTASOL® IP provides
the synthetic cornerstone for the production of disinfectants based on the antiseptic chloroxylenol (PCMX), ensures germ-free hands for healthcare professionals. VESTASOL®
Inner linings for tin cans
It’s a staple of our daily lives and available in any supermarket: the tin can, invincible container for any kind of food. Unfortunately, the basic raw material used for these - bisphenol A, or BPA - poses health risks and, as such, has been a subject of public controversy for some time. This is where Evonik’s Crosslinkers business line comes into play.
Let your floor breathe
For 20 years now, leading floor coating manufacturers
have chosen Epilink® 701 to formulate breathable coating and self-leveling floor systems. When tallied up, it’s the equivalent squared meters of floor coating to cycling more than ten times around Earth’s equator on a one meter wide bicycle path.
combination: When epoxy resin
meets cement concrete
Can an excellent ECC system be produced simply by
mixing the key materials together? Obviously not. Excellent performance comes from scientific formulation design and the synergy of the key materials: epoxy resin and curing agent. This is where Evonik’s business
line Crosslinkers comes in with its waterbased epoxy
curing agent Anquamine® 287 and waterbased epoxy resin emulsion Ancarez® AR-468.
Anquamine® 287 and Ancarez® AR-468
Sunlight puts us in a good mood and is important
for our health. Like so many other things, however, dosage is critical. VESTASOL®, which is to a large part made from isophorone,
Evonik’s Crosslinkers business line offers cosmetic actives manufacturers a basic material for producing highly active UVB filters.
Seal it to keep it
I’m going to drive this car until it rusts away: That’s the
intention of some car owners anyway, until the technical inspection is due, and the chances of older vehicles being
approved are not so good.
Flowers for an aluminum frame
Aluminum windows are trending. Considered modern and elegant, they are robust, long-lasting, and easy to maintain. This metal version of the window frame also offers an important safety advantage: the material does not burn.
The future belongs to the lightweights
and suppliers can use VESTALITE® products from
Evonik Resource Efficiency to produce customized, cost-effective, high-performance fiber composite components whose excellent surface characteristics and outstanding mechanical properties make them suitable replacements for steel and aluminum.
Cure-to-Go for the floor
Regardless the factory building, warehouse, car
park or office suite – industrial floors have to withstand a lot more than conventional floors in your homes.The new waterborne
amine curing agent Anquamine® 728 for use in
epoxy primers and topcoats on concrete substrates, allows applicators to get the job done quickly and efficiently in just one day.
Rust doesn't stand a chance
They cross rivers, valleys, roads, and railroad tracks; they are landmarks, tourist attractions, or just a way to get from one place to another. There are around 140,000 bridges in Germany, 40,000 of which are on freeways and federal highways. Making supporting rods from fiberglass- reinforced polymer based on Ancamine® R can help prepare bridges for the future.Ancamine® R
The future belongs to the wind
On coastal plains, on the high seas, or in the mountains - wind turbines are everywhere. During their service life of ten or more years, the blades will have to withstand many weather extremes and survive sunlight, storms and rain.