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News and New Products

Imerys New Global Science and Technology Center

On August 23, 2017 Imerys had a Grand Opening ceremony for its newest technology center in Suwanee, GA. This 30,000 square foot facility houses state-of-the-art resources and equipment for a diverse team of geologists, chemists and engineers. They will work closely with 8 other technology centers around the world to support innovation for Imerys' extensive portfolio of mineral additives.


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Technology Center Capabilities
Hexion NextGen Epoxy™ Waterborne system offers performance comparable to solvent-borne systems while meeting stringent VOC regulations. Ideal for both concrete and DTM applications.

NextGen Epoxy™ Product Bulletin
Chromaflo Colorants Chroma-Chem® 754 Series Color Packs for Epoxy Coatings consist of a blend of various organic and inorganic pigments milled in a 100% solids epoxy and formulated for in-plant or job-site tinting.

Available in 24 colors that are typically found in the palette for concrete protective coatings applications.

754 Series Tech Data
Poraver Logo Poraver® expanded porous glass beads from post-consumer recycled glass have a number of benefits such as thermal insulating properties and as a light-weight filler.

Creamy white in color with size options ranging from 0.04mm to 4mm. Treated "X" grades available for applications where lower oil absorbtion is required. One pound of DE will do the job of two pounds of clay.
Imerys Imerys offers several options for TiO2 replacement in coatings. By using specially engineered kaolin clay and calcium carbonate grades, TiO2 usage can be reduced by up to 25% without loss of opacity or other key properties.

Click on link below for overview and additional information.

Imerys TiO2 Extenders
Chromaflo Thermoset Colortrend® 871 Series Colorants are new cost effective, low-VOC, APE-free,high-strength, pourable color pastes recommended for in-plant tinting of waterborne coatings.

871 Series Tech Data
EP Minerals Logo EP Minerals has diatomaceous earth (DE) grades engineered to work as efficient absorbents for spills. One pound of DE will do the job of two pounds of clay.

1) Floor Dry:  Coarse, industrial grade for oil spills

2) Solid-a-Sorb:  Paint waste and chemicals

Last updated 09-07-2017