Evonik launches new additives (Tego Dispers 672) for polyurethane systems Dated：2013-07-04 Clicks: 366 Keywords Essen, Germany – Evonik, a polyurethane additive company, has launched a number of new products including, Tego Dispers 672 a dispersing additive for solvent-borne applications. This wetting and dispersing additive for pigment concentrates, car repair coatings, plastic coatings and industrial coatings, Tego Dispers 672 offers superior colour strength and transparency in pigment concentrates and coatings with both organic and carbon black pigments, Evonik said. In addition, Tego Dispers 672 works well with many different solvent-borne binders and has good storage properties with colorants. The firm adds that it works well with 2-pack PU systems. Evonik has also recently launched three other additives for the polyurethane market. Tegostab B 8155 is an optimised silicone surfactant that helps to reduce the level of flame retardant needed in flexible foams for furniture and bedding applications, said Evonik. In the spray foam market Evonik has launched Tegostab B 84704. This is a new, lower global warming potential surfactant which is designed to help formulators use newer blowing agents that are gaining ground in the US insulation market. Finally, Evonik said its Tegostab B8745 LF2 is designed to help foamers for the automotive industry reduce VOC emissions in automotive foams. about Evonik Evonik Industries is an industrial corporation headquartered in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany owned by RAG Foundation and one of the world´s leading specialty chemicals companies. It was created on 12 September 2007 as a result of restructuring of the mining and technology group RAG. Evonik Industries united the business areas of chemicals, energy and real estate of RAG, while mining operations continue to be carried out by RAG. Since then, the energy and real estate business areas have been divested, with a minority share in the former and a majority share in the latter still being held. Its chemicals business already generates more than 80% of sales in areas in which it ranks among the market leaders. Evonik Industries employs about 34,000 people and carries out activities in more than 100 countries. The operating activities are organized into six business units which are a part of the chemicals business area. Evonik is the main sponsor of German football club Borussia Dortmund.