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Staying brilliant

& strong

in all weather

PROTECTING

critical
infrastructure

Making

painting

FAST

& EASY
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Staying brilliant

& strong

in all weather

PROTECTING

critical
infrastructure

Making

painting

FAST

& EASY

We experience the world today in splashes of colour because of the paints that cover our buildings, coat our bridges and decorate our walls. And solvents make it all possible.

Withstanding weather

Outdoor paints must be durable enough to withstand the heat of summer, freezing rain, melting snow and everything else from Mother Nature. Because of solvents, they can. Paints made with solvents stay brilliant and strong in some of the toughest weather conditions.

Protecting infrastructure

Without proper protection, metals exposed to the outdoors will inevitably experience corrosion. Solvent-based paints for metals offer the most resilient, long-lasting protection. They are essential to maintain the integrity of critical infrastructure like bridges and pipelines for decades to come.

Fast drying

Paints made with solvents dry up to 10 times faster than low-solvent alternatives at room temperature, making painting fast and easy. If you have ever painted at home, you can appreciate the importance of fast-drying paint. You can get the job done faster and if you are a professional painter, fast drying time can translate to real cost savings.

  • Manufacturing
    For high-performance products that get lots of wear and tear, solvent-based adhesives are essential during manufacturing. They are the best product to bind different materials together from metal to rubber.
  • Transport
    Solvents help to keep you safe on the road, no matter what the season or conditions.
  • Health
    Ask any chemist and they will tell you that solvents are a key ingredient to the essential medicines we all depend on for our health and wellness.
  • Home
    When it comes to household cleaning, solvents really are simply essential. They work wonders on the toughest cleaning challenges.
  • Creative Arts
    Without words, how can we express our ideas, emotions or views? Pick up a paintbrush or start designing on screen. While you let your imagination run wild, remember it is the solvents that make your creation possible.
  • Painting and Coatings
    We experience the world today in splashes of colour because of the paints that cover our buildings, coat our bridges and decorate our walls. And solvents make it all possible.
  • Beauty
    There is a beauty product for everything from skin and hair to nails. And solvents are often the ingredient common to all.
  • Fashion
    Your clothes get a lot of wear and tear. What is the secret to maintaining them season after season? Solvent-based cleaners play an essential role.
  • Agriculture and food
    There are 7 billion people on the planet today and our global population is expected to increase by a further 2 billion by 2050. How can we ensure food security now and in the future? Solvents are playing a crucial role.