Building and Construction

New Clariant Hostatint™ UV range for easy & safe coloration of radiation cured coating systems

Clariant’s Hostatint™ UV pigment preparations are an excellent choice for the coloration of industrial wood finishes. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, April 20, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, unveiled a complete color range of high-performance, easy to use colorants for UV cured wood coatings at the European Coatings Show 2017. The new Hostatint UV pigment preparation range supports the trend for colored UV systems and the industry focus on improving sustainability and product performance.

Clariant completes color range of “super-transparent” pigment preparations

Clariant’s Hostatint™ A 100-ST pigment preparations used for a OptiWhite plate glass with alternating black and gold special effect pigments in the strips. (Photos: Middy Polished Plate Glass Vase Style 2. A special thanks to the artist Sidney Hutter <a href= target=_blank></a>) Muttenz, April 18, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, unveils Hostatint™ A 100-ST, a range of super-transparent preparations based on non-halogenated pigments to support the eye-catching metallic and mineral effects as well as new shades for surface and contour enhancements so desired for today’s lifestyle products.

Clariant unveils ground-breaking additives at European Coatings Show 2017

Exolit® AP 435 keeps intumescent coatings fluid and workable even after long storage. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, April 4, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will present several new products developed by its Additives Business Unit at the European Coatings Show 2017, taking place in Nuremberg, Germany, on April 4-6. Exhibiting on Booth 7-123, Clariant will unveil fire protection ingredients for intumescent coatings, an additive to improve properties of electrostatic powder coatings, a synergistic UV absorber/light stabilizer for solvent- and water-based coatings, and a new family of waxes based on renewable resources.

Guardian Glass introduces Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60 and SNX 60 Ultra

Guardian Glass introduces SunGuard® SNX 60 and SNX 60 Ultra: high performance and enhanced aesthetics.
(Photo Martin Argyroglo for Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR141)Bertrange, Luxembourg, April 3, 2017 – Guardian Glass is introducing a new addition to its eXtra Selective family of solar control glass: Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60. SNX 60 is ideal for commercial facade applications that require high performance, energy efficiency and improved aesthetics.

New Push Grip Wire Connectors from TE Connectivity for Lighting Installations and Residential Wiring Systems

New Push Grip wire connectors from TE Connectivity suit many electrical installations. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR127)
HARRISBURG, PA., USA – March 22, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the new Push Grip wire connectors for electrical installations. These tool-less, poke-in wire splice connectors provide visual termination of solid and stranded wires in gauges from 22 to 12 AWG (0.5 – 2.5 mm²). The connectors are color-coded according to the number of positions for easy identification, and their compact size enables them to be used in tight spaces. A test slot incorporated into each connector allows for voltage testing.

TE Connectivity Introduces LUMAWISE Endurance S Module for Smarter Street Lighting Applications

TE Connectivity introduces LUMAWISE Endurance S Module for smarter street lighting applications. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR111)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – March 16, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced a new compact connectivity solution for street lighting with LED light sources. TE´s LUMAWISE Endurance S module consists of a standardized interface between the receptacle and module base or sealing cap. Which uses an integrated single gasket that can accommodate and seal both luminaire and module using the same connection interface for either 40mm or 80mm diameter central management systems.