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Evonik has many different application areas. To illustrate the versatility in an entertaining way, we put together some product stories for you. Enjoy reading.


Street, Design, colorful

Urban pavements can be both durable and beautiful

Road construction is one of the largest change brought by urban development. However, urban roads often in black asphalt or offwhite cement, monotonous and unattractive. But can the pavement be colorful and can it be well decorated? In fact, this dream has already come true. In many cities around the world, colored pavements have already become beautiful landscapes.
  

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floor, metro, depot, russia

Powerful performance for highest requirements

Industrial floors must resist a series of factors like heavy weights and traffic as well as high mechanical stress and different chemicals. In short, they must be very tough. Every day, they are on the job and are literally the foundation” of all kind of businesses. One example where an industrial floor needs to stand up to extreme pressure and heavy use are maintenance centers for railway cars. So as the Brateevo depot located in the Southeast of Russia‘s capital Moscow.

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Brücke Forth Bridge rot

Stopping non-stop painting 

Bridges made of steel are extremely robust, but they do have an Achilles heel – Rust. The best way to protect steel from corrosion is to cover it in a protective coating. For the formulation of industrial coatings Evonik's business line Crosslinkers has developed a high-performance epoxy curing agent product line which delivers excellent anti-corrosion protection and chemical resistance for all kind of metal. Its name: Ancamide®.

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Handy Kind Smartphone Adhesives

Optically clear bonding

One example of the technological evelopment in  the manufacturing of consumer electronics is the use of innovative adhesives. These dhesives are used especially in the production of small camera modules for mobile phones.

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Hermitrage, art, statues

Crosslinkers‘ Ancamine® goes Hermitage

Simply stunning: The Hermitage in the Russian city of  St. Petersburg is one of the largest and most beautiful art museums of the world. The Hermitage, declared UNESCO World Heritage as related part of the historic centre of St.  Petersburg in 1990, was founded in 1764 and served as a private gallery for the art amassed by Empress Catherine the Great. 

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plane, sideview, sky, sun

The lightness of the aircraft window

When traveling by plane, many passengers prefer  a seat at the window as the view to cities and landscapes is often impressive. When looking out, hardly any of them will think about the special properties an aircraft window must have.

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VESTANAT

Brilliant prospects make metal and wood coatings shine

Low-solvent,  one-component varnishes are particularly good for home and interior applications. In addition to their neutral odor and environmental impact, they are also convenient products for do-it-yourself projects—ready-to-use straight from the can.


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potable water

Trenchless trends for pipeline rehabilitation

There are basically two options for the renovation and  renewal of pipes: either to dig up the ground and expose the entire pipe, or to implement a trenchless pipeline reha-bilitation. The latter means to renovate the pipe from the inside, making costly replacements of old water and sewage pipes superseded. The buzzword here is Cured-in-Place-Pipe  (CIPP) lining, a method of trenchless rehabilitation of existing pipes

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Aquapark Ancamine Flooring Russia

Slip resistant and good looking

No matter if the rain is pouring, the wind is storming or  the snow is falling from the sky: the new and unique indoor water park in the YES Recreation Center near the city of Vologda in Northwest Russia offers fun and relaxation all year round. About a dozen attractions promise unforgettable moments of enjoyment for all ages.




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zug

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.

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Desinfektion, VESTASOL, Krankenhaus

Hygienically clean

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. 

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Dosen Konserven

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.

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bike

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.


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Brücke, bridge

Cross-border 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.

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sun protection

Sunscreen basics

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.


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car

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.

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Fensterrahmen

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.

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Auto

The future belongs to the lightweights

Automobile manufacturers  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.

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Flooring Einkaufszentrum

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.


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Brücke, Meer

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.

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Leichtbau

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.

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