Industrial Coatings

Tough Performers for Tough Environments

On sea and on land, industrial coatings need to withstand some of the harshest environments and climates. With the largest portfolio of technologies and services for formulators of industrial coatings, Dow Coating Materials offers a broad product range for coating materials, as well as tailored formulations and solutions. Our industrial offering helps provide excellent adhesion to substrates and exceptional resistance, along with waterborne solutions for reduced environmental impact.


  • Maintenance and Protective – Rail, Bridge
  • Concrete
  • Insulation Coatings
  • Liquid Applied Sound Damping
  • Metal Finishing
  • Furniture and Prefinished Wood

Development of Novel Self-Crosslinking Resins for Waterborne Wood Finishes

Solvent-borne chemistries dominate wood coatings technologies used in the manufacture of furniture and kitchen cabinets in North America. While reformulation has enabled lower VOC and HAPS levels associated with these solvent-borne technologies, there is regulatory and consumer-driven interest in going even lower through the use of waterborne acrylic resins.

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