Coating Resins

Resins for Electronics, Automotive, Architectural and Industrial Coatings

Sun Chemical offers a wide variety of water-based, solvent-based and powder resins designed to meet all the coatings needs of the automotive, architectural markets, and general industrial markets. These resins can be used for automotive components, powder coatings of automotive wheel rims, exterior and interior automotive components and paints.

Water-based Coating Resins

WATERSOL for Automotive Coatings

DIC’s WATERSOL AC series of waterborne acrylic emulsions are additives which ensure the formulation of high-performance coatings for various substrates. Utilizing proprietary chemistry, WATERSOL AC waterborne acrylic emulsions exhibit outstanding resistance to chemicals while maintaining your desired gloss level.

Key attributes and features:

  • Universal adhesion (plastic, glass, metal)
  • Superior chemical and crème resistances
  • High-gloss and semi-gloss finish
  • Excellent metallic pigment orientation
  • Excellent corrosion resistance


Solvent-based Coating Resins

BURNOCK AC for Automotive and Industrial Coatings

DIC’s BURNOCK AC acrylic resins for high performance automotive paint formulations are available in a variety of grades which provide outstanding adhesion to numerous substrates, exceptional chemical resistance and various gloss levels. Additionally, BURNOCK AC acrylic resins are fast drying while exhibiting superior metallic pigment orientation.

Key attributes and features:

  • Outstanding adhesion to various basecoats and directly to plastics, including polypropylene
  • Industry-leading metallic pigment orientation
  • Exceptional chemical resistances
  • Gloss properties range from semi-gloss to very high gloss
  • Excellent OEM overcoatability and low hardener demand


Powder Resins

CERANATE for Exterior Architectural Coatings

DIC’s CERANATE is a range of hybrid polysiloxane acrylic resins which add exceptional weather and stain resistance to architectural coatings. Additionally, CERANATE acrylic resins are optimized for various architectural coatings, including coatings for residential exteriors, automobiles and many more.

Key attributes and features:

  • Outstanding weather resistance
  • Exceptional stain resistance
  • Features a self-cleaning mechanism
  • Superior gloss retention


FINEPLUS AC for Aluminum Rims

DIC’s FINEPLUS GMA acrylic resins utilize proprietary chemistry to provide automotive powder coatings with outstanding adhesion to aluminum, corrosion resistance, clarity and dispersion properties. Unlike conventional resins, FINEPLUS GMA acrylic resins are crosslinkers for polyester resins in matte coatings where they serve as gloss-control agents.

Key attributes and features:

  • Optimized for use as primary-film formers in aluminum wheel coatings, full-body clear coats, building products, black trim, brass hardware and metal furniture
  • Exceptional gloss-control properties in automotive trims, architectural metals and high-quality furniture
  • Usable as additives to improve leveling and flow as well as chemical and stain resistance in polyurethane, polyester hybrid and polyester TGIC powder coatings




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