News | October 16, 2018

Lubrizol Introduces Carboset® CR-3100 Acrylic Copolymer Emulsion For Low VOC Direct-To-Metal Coatings

Cleveland, OH (GlobeNewswire) - The Lubrizol Corporation announces the commercial availability of Carboset® CR-3100 acrylic copolymer emulsion. Carboset CR-3100 is designed to offer protective properties and adhesion to metal substrates in low VOC formulations.

Carboset CR-3100 is a water-borne, styrene-acrylic emulsion that is excellent for direct-to-metal coatings. With outstanding adhesion to a variety of metal surfaces and superb chemical and corrosion resistance, this polymer offers impressive performance with a single coat in light and medium-duty industrial applications. Carboset CR-3100 can be formulated to a range of glosses for great aesthetics in a finish that lasts.

"Carboset CR-3100 has the functional flexibility to perform in a variety of environments," shares Nick Sterne, market manager, Lubrizol Performance Coatings. "In addition to providing great performance in low VOC formulations, this resin is APEO and formaldehyde-free to comply with strict regulations. Carboset CR-3100's performance as a single coat system can also enable more efficient application for end users."

Visit lubrizol.com/coatings for additional information about Carboset CR-3100 and other advanced coating technologies from Lubrizol.

About Lubrizol Performance Coatings
Lubrizol is a market-driven innovator of specialty chemicals that solve today's challenges in the paints and coatings, printing and packaging, paper and textiles, plastics and composites, and digital print markets. More than just a supplier, we are a collaborator with extensive experience in surface protection, dispersion, adhesion, filtration and barrier properties that enables us to enhance the performance, simplicity, and sustainability benefits of our customers' products. With a commitment to collaboration, applied science, and demonstrated value, our team of experts is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations for both the simplest and toughest requirements. Count on Lubrizol to make the difference.

About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2017 were $6.3 billion. For more information, visit Lubrizol.com.

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