Jens Becker, technical specialist Bodo Möller Chemie for coatings, and Dr. Andrew Mason, technical director of Dura Europe, report on a future-oriented and innovative dryer generation based on manganese carboxylate.
Time for cobalt-based driers seems to be over. An appropriate alternative must be found. A new drying technology that is based on a very highly active complexed manganese carboxylate, deales with very low content of active substance and avoids the disadvantages of previous manganese drier.
Bodo Möller Chemie and Dura Chemicals in issue 07/2012 of the German trade magazine Farbe und Lacke: