Advanced Materials: Polymers

Sun Chemical and its parent company, the DIC Corporation, deliver a vast portfolio of advanced products and technologies to broad markets, including automotive, inkjet, electrical/electronics, architectural and industrial coatings, aerospace, printed electronics, printed circuit boards, photovoltaics, plastic cards, water degassing, and plastics.

Sun Chemical’s global presence, combined with advanced technologies and products from Sun & DIC, allows for the delivery of local service and support with solutions, tailor-made.

See below for a small sampling of our broad range of product offerings. Please check back soon as our online product catalog will be available shortly.

  • Alkyd Resins for Ambient Temperature Drying Architectural Coatings

    DIC’s alkyd resins for ambient temperature drying coatings provide outstanding durability, workability, solubility and many more properties.

  • Anti-Fingerprint Hardcoats for Building Materials

    Sun Chemical offers anti-fingerprint hardcoats for polycarbonate and polystyrene.

  • Automotive Headlight Repair Coatings

    Sun Chemical’s UV-curable coatings for automotive headlight repair are optimized to remove scratches, yellowness and haze.

  • BURNOCK AC for Automotive

    DIC’s BURNOCK AC acrylic resins for automotive paint formulations provide outstanding adhesion to numerous substrates, chemical resistance and gloss properties.

  • CERANATE for Architectural

    DIC's CERANATE hybrid polysiloxane acrylic resins add exceptional weather and stain resistance to architectural coatings.

  • CERANATE for Ink

    DIC's CERANATE hybrid polysiloxane acrylic resins are aqueous resins which contain polysiloxane and produce extremely durable ink formulations.

  • Countertop Coatings for Building Materials

    Sun Chemical’s coatings for epoxy countertops deliver exceptional scratch and water resistance.

  • CRISVON for Automotive

    DIC’s CRISVON solventborne urethane resins produce artificial leather textiles with improved abrasion resistance, light resistance and flexibility.

  • CRISVON for Textiles

    DIC's CRISVON solventborne urethane resins imbue artificial leather surface films with improved abrasion resistance, light resistance and flexibility.

  • DEFENSA OP for Architectural

    DIC's DEFENSA OP are UV-curable resins for cladding and optical applications which require a low refractive index (1.38 to 1.47) and transparency.

  • DEFENSA TR for Architectural

    DIC's DEFENSA TR solventborne stain-guard coatings are UV-curable additives for architectural applications which combine excellent stain and abrasion resistance.

  • DEFENSA TR for Automotive

    DIC’s DEFENSA TR solventborne coatings are automotive interior coatings which feature excellent stain and abrasion resistance on a variety of substrates.

  • DEFENSA TR for Electronics

    DIC’s DEFENSA TR solventborne fluorinated surface coatings give rubber in electrical components both excellent durability as well as adhesiveness.

  • DEFENSA TR for Textiles

    DIC's DEFENSA TR solventborne fluorinated surface coatings give artificial leather excellent stain-guard properties and adhesion to various materials.

  • EB-Curable Decorative Paper Coatings for Building Materials

    Sun Chemical delivers a portfolio of e-beam curable coatings for decorative paper that deliver superior durability as well as tape release or tape adhesion properties.

  • EPICLON for Aerospace

    DIC’s EPICLON epoxy resins provide high-performance composites with unmatched heat resistance, water resistance, toughness and adhesion.

  • EPICLON for Architectural

    DIC's EPICLON epoxy resins and hardeners imbue architectural coatings with best-in-class anti-corrosion properties and workability.

  • EPICLON For Automotive

    DIC's EPICLON epoxy resins provide coatings on automotive metals with exceptional corrosion resistance.

  • EPICLON For Electronics

    DIC's EPICLON epoxy resins and hardeners for insulation in electronics exhibit anti-corrosion properties and high bonding strength.

  • EPICLON for Ink

    DIC's EPICLON epoxy resins and hardeners for ink formulations exhibit outstanding durability and chemical resistance.

  • EPICLON for Plastics

    DIC's EPICLON epoxy resins and hardeners are optimized for use in fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) molding where they ensure fast curability and flame resistance.

  • EPICLON for Printed Circuit Boards

    DIC's EPICLON epoxy resins for heat-resistant semiconductor packaging assembly.

  • FINEPLUS for Architectural

    DIC's FINEPLUS GMA acrylic resins provide architectural coatings with excellent pigment wetting and durability as well as flow and leveling.

  • FINEPLUS for Automotive

    DIC's FINEPLUS GMA acrylic resins provide automotive powder coatings with outstanding adhesion to aluminum, corrosion resistance and dispersion properties.

  • GLOBINEX® for Architectural

    DIC’s GLOBINEX® are non-phthalate polyester plasticizers for architectural applications which exhibit non-migration and oil resistance properties.

  • GLOBINEX® for Automotive

    DIC's GLOBINEX® are non-phthalate plasticizers for automotive applications which exhibit outstanding non-migration properties and oil resistance.

  • GLOBINEX® for Plastics

    DIC's GLOBINEX® non-phthalate polyester plasticizers give plastics outstanding flexibility, non-migration properties and oil resistance at high temperatures.

  • HYDRAN for Architectural

    DIC's HYDRAN polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) are aqueous urethane coating agents for flexible architectural substrates.

  • HYDRAN for Automotive

    DIC's HYDRAN polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) are waterborne urethane resins used as coating agents on synthetic leather in automotive applications.

  • HYDRAN for Electronics

    DIC’s HYDRAN polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) imbue coatings for electronics with outstanding light and abrasion resistance as well as flexibility.

  • HYDRAN for Ink

    DIC's HYDRAN polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) are coating agents which imbue ink formulations with outstanding pliability, conformability and adhesion.

  • HYDRAN for Plastics

    DIC's HYDRAN polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) imbue plastic films with outstanding light and abrasion resistance as well as flexibility.

  • HYDRAN for Textiles

    DIC's HYDRAN polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) for artificial leather applications provide peel strength, texture, permeability and adhesion to base materials.

  • Isocyanate Curing Acrylic Resins for Automotive

    DIC’s isocyanate curing acrylic resins provide automotive substrates with solvent and weather resistance as well as pigment dispersibility.

  • MEGAFACE for Architectural

    DIC's MEGAFACE fluorinated additives imbue architectural coatings with a variety of properties, including enhanced leveling, permeability and durability.

  • MEGAFACE for Automotive

    DIC's MEGAFACE fluorinated additives imbue automotive coatings with stain and abrasion resistance as well as water and oil repellency.

  • MEGAFACE for Ink

    DIC's MEGAFACE fluorinated additives imbue coatings with a variety of properties, including enhanced leveling, permeability and durability.

  • MEGAFACE RS for Electronics

    DIC’s MEGAFACE RS fluorinated additives imbue electronics with water, oil and fingerprint resistance.

  • MEGAFACE RS for Ink

    DIC's MEGAFACE RS surface modifiers provide ink formulations with exceptional resistance to water, oil, fingerprints and stains.

  • MONOCIZER® for Architectural

    DIC's MONOCIZER® plasticizers are dialkyl adipate-type plasticizers used in architectural films.

  • MONOCIZER® for Plastics

    DIC's MONOCIZER® plasticizers are dialkyl adipate-type plasticizers which give plastics exceptionally efficient flexibility.

  • Multi-Purpose Urethane Resins for Architectural

    DIC's multi-purpose urethane resins give architectural coatings exceptional durability, non-yellowing, drying, adhesion and fast drying properties.

  • OneCure for Building Materials

    UV-curable OneCure field-applied floor coatings for concrete, ceramic, porcelain, terrazzo, vinyl composition tile (VCT), luxury vinyl tile (LVT), vinyl and wood.

  • Optical Media Disc Coatings and Hardcoats for Electrical/Electronics

    Sun Chemical’s range of coatings and hardcoats for optical media discs deliver durability, beauty and flexibility.

  • Phenolic Resins for Plastics

    DIC’s phenolic resins are optimized for fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) production and exhibit flame resistance as well as various curability options.

  • PHENOLITE for Electronics

    DIC’s PHENOLITE novolac phenol resins serve as epoxy resin curing agents which imbue electrical laminates with outstanding anti-corrosion properties.

  • PHENOLITE for Ink

    DIC's PHENOLITE is a novolac phenol resin for epoxy resin curing agents which imbue ink formulations with unmatched heat, moisture and chemical resistance.

  • PTBP for Plastics

    DIC’s PTBP (4-tert-Butylphenol) is optimized for the production of phenolic resins and as a molecular weight modifier in polycarbonate resin production.

  • TBC for Plastics

    DIC’s TBC (4-tert-Butylcatechol) is a polymerization inhibitor and stabilizer for unsaturated monomers, such as styrene and butadiene.

  • Thermosetting Amide-Imide Resins for Ink

    DIC’s amide-imide resins allow ink to become compatible with general-purpose solvents and provide superior heat resistance when cured with epoxy resins.

  • Thermosetting Amino Resins for Architectural

    DIC’s thermosetting amino resins imbue architectural coatings with outstanding tensile strength, impact resistance, hardness and solvent resistance.

  • TYFORCE for Textiles

    DIC's TYFORCE polyurethane (PUR) hot melt adhesives for artificial leather laminates utilize proprietary chemistry to rapidly build bond strength.

  • UV-Curable Acrylate Resins for Electronics

    DIC’s UV-curable urethane acrylate resins for soft and hardcoat coatings on electronics exhibit best-in-class hardness, flexibility and viscosity.

  • UV-Curable Flooring Coatings for Building Materials

    Sun Chemical’s UV-curable coatings for flooring deliver excellent durability to vinyl, luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and wood.

  • UV-Curable Furniture Coatings for Building Materials

    UV-curable coatings for furniture applications are optimized to provide edge banding, trophy, plaques, and wall coverings with exceptional flexibility and durability.

  • UV-Curable Industrial Coatings for Building Materials

    Sun Chemical’s UV-curable coatings for industrial applications are optimized to provide aluminum, steel, glass, plastics and wood with exceptional durability.

  • UV-Curable Urethane Acrylate Resins for Architectural

    DIC’s UV-curable urethane acrylate resins are additives for architectural coatings which exhibit best-in-class hardness, flexibility and viscosity.

  • UV-Curable Urethane Acrylate Resins for Automotive

    DIC’s UV-curable urethane acrylate resins are additives for automotive coatings exhibit outstanding durability and adhesion.

  • UV-Curable Urethane Acrylate Resins for Ink

    DIC’s UV-curable urethane acrylate resins are additives for coatings which exhibit best-in-class hardness, flexibility and viscosity.

  • UV-Curable Urethane Acrylate Resins for Inkjet

    DIC’s UV-curable urethane acrylate resins are additives for durable, conductive inkjet inks.

  • WATERSOL for Architectural

    DIC's WATERSOL waterborne acrylic emulsions imbue coatings with excellent mechanical stability and allow coating films to become hydrophobic.

  • WATERSOL for Electronics

    DIC’s WATERSOL waterborne resins imbue coatings for electronics with excellent mechanical stability and are capable of milling and spray coating.

  • WATERSOL for Ink

    DIC's WATERSOL self-emulsifying waterborne resins imbue ink formulations with excellent pigment dispersibility and film formation properties.

  • WATERSOL for Textiles

    DIC's WATERSOL waterborne resins for paper processing offer outstanding barrier capabilities and serve as specialized cationic emulsions.

  • WATERSOL L-AC for Automotive

    DIC's WATERSOL L-AC is a series of waterborne acrylic emulsions which imbue metallic automotive coatings with chemical resistance.