Formulating PermaPel®

PermaPel® products can be formulated to achieve excellent properties for a wide range of applications. Dry filling is possible using a wide range of pigments and fillers to either enhance performance and/or for cost effectiveness. Small additions of as little as 2% of PermaPel® into a latex formulation has been found to significantly increase the…

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MCTRON’s MaxxBreak® 4 Developed for Use with PermaPel® Polymers

MaxxBreak® 4 is a mineral oil free product for a wide range of industrial coatings applications. It is particularly effective in latex paints, adhesives, flexo inks and paper coatings. MaxxBreak® 4 is highly effective in formulations containing styrene butadiene, acrylic, Neoprene, polyvinyl acetate, acetoxylated polyethylene and other latexes. It is also effective in water-based inks,…

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MCTRON proudly announces the issuance of a new patent for PermaPel® emulsion polymer technology

In July of 2019 the USPTO allowed MCTRON Technologies a composition of matter patent on PermaPel® polymer technology and includes its use in filled coatings and substrate treatments, said composition with fillers (talc, kaolin, CaCO3, etc.), substrates treated with the aforementioned and substrates treated so as to improve contact angle. A Notice of Allowance from…

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MCTRON Technologies offers a wide range of MaxxThix® APEO-free Alkali-swellable thickeners

MCTRON alkali-swellable thickeners are polyacrylate based polymers that contain carboxylic acid groups. Alkali-swellable thickeners are co-polymers of methacrylic acid and ethyl acrylate ester, imitate the rheology properties of cellulosics, but provides an easier-to-use and more cost-effective product. MaxxThix® alkali-swellable products thicken via water absorption and swelling. Different rheological characteristics are achieved by engineering the molecular…

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MCTRON’s MaxxThix® AT-17 and MaxxThix® AT-25 are Associative Thickeners that offer a Formulating Tool for a Variety of Applications

MCTRON’s MaxxThix® MT-17 is a high viscosity alkali-swellable thickener made with a hydrophobic monomer designed with a temperature sensitive cross-linker that helps build a yield point into a polymer system. Associative alkali-swellable thickeners like MaxxThix® MT-17 are extremely cost effective and provide good to excellent splatter resistance, high shear viscosity and sag resistance. MaxxThix® MT-17…

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MaxxBloc® Product Line Continues to Expand

MCTRON Technologies has added MaxxBloc® PB-1270 and MaxxBloc® PB-1285 to its growing line of anti-backstaining products for denim washing applications. MaxxBloc® PBS-1285 has also been developed as an anti-backstaining product formulated with a high performance cotton dispersant. Click here for more information about our products for denim laundry applications. To contact our dedicated sales executive,…

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