Lanxess India showcases latest innovations paint & coating industry

Lanxess India showcases latest innovations for paint & coating industry

3:24 PM, 8th March 2018
Lanxess India showcases latest innovations for paint & coating industry
Lanxess introduced its new product range of red iron oxide pigments.

MUMBAI, INDIA: Lanxess said that it is presenting its comprehensive product portfolio for the paint & coatings industry at Paint India 2018.

The products showcased include the high-performance pigments from the lightfast, weather-stable and chemical-resistant Bayferrox and Colortherm lines, the organic and inorganic pigment preparations Levanyl and Levanox and the extensive Preventol and Biox range of biocides.

Inorganic pigments - Premium chemistry for coatings

Lanxess showcased the whole colour range of iron oxide and chromium oxide pigments and exhibited its sustainable, innovative solutions. The products of the Inorganic Pigments business unit (IPG) – marketed under the well-known brand names Bayferrox and Colortherm – cater to the paint & coatings, construction plastics and paper industries.

The paint & coatings market is very important for Lanxess as it is one of the fastest growing applications for the company’s speciality products. The ongoing urbanization in India creates a growing demand for the coatings industry.

High-quality pigments from Lanxess’ inorganic pigments business unit offer not only outstanding light fastness, high tinting strength, colour consistency and weather stability but also an unmatched dispersibility.

New generation of iron oxide red pigments on the market

IPG is introducing its new product range of red iron oxide pigments. The new grades, Bayferrox 510, Bayferrox TP 5278 and Bayferrox TP 5279, satisfy demand for more yellow-shade red pigments. At the same time, they are produced by the Ningbo process, a uniquely sustainable manufacturing method based on patented technology that meets the most stringent environmental standards.

Colourants for a broad range of applications

The Lanxess RheinChemie business unit is presenting its products Levanyl® and Levanox. Levanyl products are aqueous, solvent-free organic pigments which are lightfast, and possess high brilliance and noted above all for their fine dispersion and high transparency. Whereas Levanox is a family of aqueous, solvent-free inorganic pigment preparations, comprising selected high-grade inorganic pigments, which can be used in paints & coatings and detergents.

Biocides for paints and coatings

Rapid industrialization, economic activity and rising demand from urbanization especially the construction applications are driving demand for paints and coatings. As one of the leading manufacturers of biocidal active ingredients and biocide formulations, the Lanxess material protection products business unit (MPP) offers a comprehensive range of products for the paints and coatings industry.

Along with outstanding technical service, the Lanxess Preventol biocides for coatings fulfil the key demands placed on such products: low toxicity, non-VOC (volatile organic compounds), non-FA, cost-effectiveness and compatibility with other components of the coating. These products do not only preserve the good appearance of facades or patios, for example, but also safeguard the value of these objects in the long term.

“With high-performance grades Bayferrox and Colortherm, we provide a reliable and highly innovative basis to our customers, allowing them more efficient and sustainable processing for their high-quality products,” said Pradeep Kumar, head of Indian sub-continent and ASEAN region in the business unit inorganic pigments, Lanxess India.

“This exhibition is a great opportunity to showcase our quality products Levanyl and Levanox. We are well equipped to address market requirements stemming from the rapid urbanization in India,” added Sriganesh UP, General Manager India, RheinChemie business.

“The Asian market has been growing at an exponential rate and has shown great potential for biocide products. Lanxess is the largest provider of biocides in India, and our Preventol line of products is equipped to cater to the growing demand of the large biocides market in the country,” added Dr Oliver Kretschik, VP business line biocides, material protection products business unit.

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