ATLANTA, GA, February 24, 2017 – Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M. Huber Corporation, announces the publication of a recent article in Paints and Coatings Industry (PCI) magazine titled: Spherical Precipitated Silica: Next Generation Particle Morphology for Performance Coatings written by Ron Romer, Applied Technology Manager for Huber’s Silica business.
In addition to providing an overview of the different types of silica and the history of silica usage in paints and coating systems, the article details Huber’s patented Spherilex™ amorphous precipitated spherical silica and silicate technology and how it compares with conventional silica-based fillers and matting agents. Spherilex™ silicas and silicates provide excellent burnish resistance, superior matting and sheen control, high brightness, low binder demand and unique flow characteristics in paints and coatings applications
To read the full article, please go to the following link: Spherilex Spherical Precipitated Silica
Spherilex™ products are produced via a novel manufacturing process designed to create unique spherical particles that provide new or improved functional benefits in a variety of applications including coatings, plastics and personal care products.
About Huber Engineered Materials (www.hubermaterials.com)
Huber Engineered Materials, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.), is a global business focused on engineered specialty ingredients that enhance the performance, appeal and processing of a broad range of products used in industrial, paper and consumer-based applications. With an expertise in inorganic materials, it has a portfolio of high value products: specialty silicas and silicates, alumina trihydrate, magnesium hydroxide, barium sulfate, specialty aluminas, organic matting agents and industrial, food and USP calcium carbonate.
About J.M. Huber Corporation (www.huber.com)
J.M. Huber Corporation, headquartered in Edison, New Jersey (U.S.), operates a portfolio of companies with a focus on its core engineered materials businesses. Founded in 1883, today Huber is one of the largest family-owned companies in the United States. The diversified, multinational company creates products that are used in a broad range of consumer and industrial applications, including oral care, personal care, food, beverage, pharmaceuticals and building materials.