IWF: Sherwin-Williams introduces water-reducible enamel
ATLANTA – Sherwin-Williams Chemical Coatings now offers Kem Aqua BP Enamel, a low-VOC water-reducible, one-component, low HAPs polyurethane-acrylic topcoat developed especially for in-shop finishing of windows, doors, trim, fascia, exterior shutters and other interior and exterior building products. Kem Aqua BP Enamel offers excellent adhesion on primed wood and plastics composites, SMC, PVC and fiberglass pultrusions, and better exterior durability than previous one-component systems.

Kem Aqua BP Enamel’s unique resin technology provides excellent color and gloss retention so colors keep their original depth and gloss longer, meeting the strict requirements of both the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) as well as the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). A wide range of color options makes it easy to achieve clean whites, popular earth tones, and rich, custom colors.

Kem Aqua BP Enamel is a GreenSure-designated coating. Low VOCs and low HAPS, as well as fast dry times and no critical recoat time, are other advantages of Kem Aqua BP Enamel that make it ideal for building products manufacturers with challenging environmental and production requirements.

The Sherwin-Williams Chemical Coatings Division, with more than 140 years of experience in products finishing technology, serves the products finishing market through a North American network of company-owned locations and with expanding global reach.

Sherwin-Williams is committed to being a recognized leader in the development of sustainable processes, products and activities that preserve natural resources and contribute to social improvement. The company’s GreenSure designation is used to help customers identify products that meet our highest green coating standards and offer maximum performance and long-term durability.

Sherwin-Williams broad line of low-VOC coatings, full range of technical support and just-in-time distribution capabilities allows product finishers to specify quality coatings that provide innovative solutions with the assurance of regulatory compliance.

Source: Sherwin-Williams

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