allnex Introduces UCECOAT® 2501, a versatile UV-curable polyurethane dispersion for wood and furniture

BRUSSELS, (October 5, 2017) – allnex, a global leader in energy-curable technology for industrial, graphics, consumer electronics, plastics and special purpose coatings and inks, today announced the launch of its new cost-effective UCECOAT® 2501 developed for the wood flooring and furniture application.

Our most recent addition to our range of cost-effective binders, UCECOAT® 2501 acts as a Tin-, VOC-free aliphatic “Building Block” for waterborne UV formulations.

As a standalone, this milky-white product shows good overall properties for a UV PUD of this price range, especially for coffee and chemical resistance in clear applications, as well as adhesion and wood wetting.  UCECOAT 2501 offers outstanding compatibility with waterborne acrylics and hybrids available on the market, allowing formulators to upgrade the performance of their acrylic based paints.

It is an excellent blending partner for higher performance UV PUDs.

UCECOAT® 2501 was primarily aimed at applications such as wood and furniture, and it adheres well to a wide variety of rigid plastic substrates and glass.

Key benefits and features of UCECOAT® 2501 include:

  • Outstanding compatibility with a large range of waterborne acrylics and hybrids
  • Tack-free before cure
  • Good water release
  • Good Anfeuerung
  • Excellent stability
  • Good adhesion to wood, glass and plastics

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