A Passion for Developing Solutions

Though our end markets are diverse, common across Nuplex is our passion for finding solutions to our customers' existing and future challenges. 

Everyday across our global R&D network, our teams are focused on finding ways to help our customers improve performance, enter new markets, refine applications and deliver advanced products to meet environmental regulations.

Through developing innovative products, fine tuning existing ones and providing technical support and personalised service we are known for delivering our customers with the right product for their application requirements.


                

We are continually offering our customers across a range of key markets, new products. Some of the recent additions to our portfolio include:

Architectural Coatings

Setaqua ECO 6788

Self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for interior trim paints with good open time, flow and leveling and hand grease resistance. Fast drying with good blocking resistance. Suitable for ECO-label approved interior paints.

Setaqua ECO 6789

Self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for exterior trim paints, in particular on soft wood. Easy to formulate and good thickener response. Features good blocking / flexibility balance combined with good resistance properties. Suitable for ECO-label approved exterior paints.

Setal 305 SM-90

High solids LOA (using Nuplex proprietary ultra-branched technology). Fulfills the 2010 VOC requirements, but has lower viscosity than Setal 303 SM-90. Suitable for mixing machine systems as there is a greater tolerance for the VOC in the colorants.

Setal 773 SS-60

Higher solids MOA for blending with Setal 300-series. Gives additional physical drying in coatings formulated without cobalt driers.

Setal 900 SM-90

“Bio-alkyd”. A sustainable version of Setal 305 SM-90 utilizing raw materials with 75 % of renewable carbon (determined by means of 14C). Reduces the carbon footprint of the binder with 50% compared to a conventional LOA.

Architectural Coatings

Automotive & Vehicle Refinish

Vehicle Refinish

With the ever increasing demand on body shops to work more efficently, Nuplex has recently launched three new products

  • Two new fast curing resins for VOC compliant clear coating applications that are faster drying yet preserving a workable pot-life.
    • Setalux 1914 BA-75
    • Setalux 1915 BA-75
  • A new resin that is designed to offer the best appearance a clear coat can give.
    • Setalux 1916 BA-76

For more details see our new Refinish Clear Coats brochure.

Automotive & Vehicle Refinish

Industrial Coatings

General Industrial Coatings

Setapoll SP290

This resin offers very good flow with excellent gloss, low blooming and has good overbake stability. For low bake (160°C) tribo applications when combined with HAA at 95:5 ratio.
 

Setapoll SP282

Hybrid resin for low bake (160°C), tribo applications when combined with epoxy resin at 70:30 ratio. This resin gives excellent flow and gloss. It is overbake stable and is suitable for gas ovens.

Superdurable Powder Coatings

Setapoll SP340

This resin gives good flow and gloss. It is gas oven stable and non-blooming. It also has very good mechanical aging properties with excellent weathering. For standard bake (200°C) applications when combined with β-hydroxyalkylamide (HAA) at 95:5 ratio.
 

Setapoll SP341

Low hardener demand, polyester resin for standard bake (200°C) applications when combined with HAA at 97:3 ratio. This resin gives very good flow and gloss, as well as excellent weathering.
 

Setapoll SP345

Used in combination with HAA at 93:7 ratio. For use with Setapoll SP341 for standard bake (200°C) dry blend Superdurable matt pair systems, which are non-blooming and have excellent weathering properties.

Durable Powder Coatings

Setapoll SP289

An architectural resin that is designed to give exceptional flow and appearance characteristics. This resin is also non-blooming and has good overbake stability combined with superior weathering properties. For standard bake (200°C) tribo applications when combined with HAA at 95:5 ratio.
 

Setapoll SP293

This resin gives very good flow and gloss. It is has excellent overbake and mechanical properties. For standard bake (180°C) tribo applications when combined with HAA at 95:5 ratio.
 

Setapoll SP302

For standard bake (180°C) tribo applications when combined with HAA at 95:5 ratio. This resin gives very good flow, gloss and overbake stability.
 

Interior Wood Coatings

Setaqua 6785

High performance self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for clear and pigmented topcoats. Offers very good resistance properties. Can be used together with the Setaqua 6376 pigment dispersion resin to achieve excellent coffee-stain resistance while maintaining alcohol resistance. Drying speed and hardness development can be accelerated by adding 10 – 20 % of the Setaqua 6301 modifying dispersion.

 

Setaqua 6406

Very fast drying thermoplastic acrylic dispersion for primers and door-skins. Can be used on high productivity wood coating lines. Use in topcoats that don’t require high levels of chemical resistance is also possible.

 

Setaqua 6376

Pigment dispersion resin that can be used with Setaqua 6750, 6756 and 6785 to improve water- and chemical resistance properties, in particular coffee-stain resistance. As the polymer particles improve the spacing of the titanium dioxide particles good hiding can be achieved with lower levels of pigment. Also has a positive influence on color acceptance, flow and open time.

 

Setaqua 6301

Specialty dispersion that can be used as a modifier to improve drying speed / hardness build-up in both clear and pigmented interior wood coatings. Excellent compatibility with binders such as Setaqua 6785 or 6756. For woodcoatings that are force-dried it is possible to obtain 70-80 % of the final hardness only one hour after curing.

 

Exterior Wood Coatings

Setaqua 6785

High performance self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for clear and pigmented topcoats. Offers very good resistance properties. Can be used together with the Setaqua 6376 pigment dispersion resin to achieve excellent coffee-stain resistance while maintaining alcohol resistance. Drying speed and hardness development can be accelerated by adding 10 – 20 % of the Setaqua 6301 modifying dispersion.

 

Setaqua 6406

Very fast drying thermoplastic acrylic dispersion for primers and door-skins. Can be used on high productivity wood coating lines. Use in topcoats that don’t require high levels of chemical resistance is also possible.

 

Setaqua 6376

Pigment dispersion resin that can be used with Setaqua 6750, 6756 and 6785 to improve water- and chemical resistance properties, in particular coffee-stain resistance. As the polymer particles improve the spacing of the titanium dioxide particles good hiding can be achieved with lower levels of pigment. Also has a positive influence on color acceptance, flow and open time.

 

Setaqua 6301

Specialty dispersion that can be used as a modifier to improve drying speed / hardness build-up in both clear and pigmented interior wood coatings. Excellent compatibility with binders such as Setaqua 6785 or 6756. For woodcoatings that are force-dried it is possible to obtain 70-80 % of the final hardness only one hour after curing.

 

Setaqua 6784

High performance self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for clear and pigmented topcoats, in particular on hardwood. Highly durable, block resistant but yet flexible. Superb dirt pick-up resistance. Has excellent response to associative thickeners and can be formulated in topcoats for airless application at high layer thickness. MFT ± 10 °C.

 

Setaqua 6786

High performance self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for clear and pigmented topcoats. High build airless application (up to 500 micron wet). Excellent sagging resistance. MFT ± 8 °C. Particularly suited for joinery that uses soft wood.

 

Setaqua 6790

High performance self-cross linking acrylic dispersion for clear and pigmented topcoats. The low MFFT (< 5 °C) ensures that ambient temperature curing using low amounts of coalescing solvents can be achieved. Setaqua 6790 is a highly durable universal joinery binder with good blocking resistance. The binder is fully compatible with Setaqua 6784, so blend can be used to achieve the best balance of properties for a given application. Particularly suited for joinery that uses soft wood.

 

Setaqua 6302

Pigment dispersing resin, similar in performance to Setaqua 6376 but for use in exterior applications where better flexibility is required.

 

Setaqua 8555

Epoxy-functional acrylic dispersion (cross-linker for Setaqua 8455) for use in two pack tannin and knot bleeding primers (the innovative “L-QUAT” primer system). Isocyanate-free system. Can be used on soft and hard woods with excellent locking of tannin and tree resin.
 

 

Industrial Coatings