ROPAQUE™ Opaque Polymers


Dow's ROPAQUE™ feature opaque hollow-sphere polymeric pigments.


Uses:

  • Excellent for gloss, opacity and brightness development in paper and paperboard coatings
  • Paper and paperboard coatings
  • Excellent for sheet gloss, opacity and brightness development in paper and paperboard coatings
  • Paint/coatings additives
  • Improve the economics of waterborne coatings
  • Paperboard
  • High Performance Metal Protection Applications
  • In waterborne exterior and interior paint coatings
  • In formulating high opacity paints
  • To formulate paints with high scrub resistance and cleanability

Advantages:

  • Significantly increased light scattering efficiency while maintaining paint performance
  • Potential to lower TiO2 demand at equal dry hiding
  • Wide formulation latitude from low to high
  • Lower carbon footprint compared to TiO2
  • Enhances titanium dioxide (TiO2) efficiency through spacing
  • Low VOC

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North America

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Europe, Middle East, Africa & India

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Asia Pacific

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Latin America

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