Serving many industries across South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, we have a vast and comprehensive product range. Below are the industries we serve and examples of the applications, however this list is not exhaustive so please do contact us if you don't see what you are looking for.
RESIN RAW MATERIALS
Decorative Interior Paints – solvent and water based, including effects (shinedecor – Eckart)
Protective Coatings – protective external coatings (water and solvent based) for wood, plaster, concrete, and metal
Powder Coatings – for industrial applications
Flooring – Epoxy and PU coatings
Road Marking – high wear resistant road marking resins
Automotive Coatings, Can & Coil coatings
PU resins, curatives, and chain extenders like 1.4 butanediol (Lanxess, Chemtura, Hunstman) to the mining industry
Vibrathane and Vibracure products including additives for mold and air release (BYK)
End use products: conveyor belts, small to large scale solid PU tyres for forklifts, mining cart & quarry vehicles, airless hollow tyres for the defense/military industry, protective linings for vehicles (SS2021 vehicle spray), rotos and stators manufacture for slurry separation.
BYK additives (defoamers, wetting & dispersing, substrate wetting, rheology control (including clay based))
Epoxy and PU resins for end use products such as tile adhesives and general heavy duty adhesives
Resins for hot melt manufacturers tape adhesives and water based PVA’s
Thermoplastic Pigments & Additives – thermoplastic masterbatch pigments and additives (Lanxess & BYK) for bottling/packaging and general purpose items
Thermoset Pigments & Additives – thermoset applications including:
Resins for epoxy casting and encapsulation as well as polyester end products – GRP (glass-fibre reinforced plastics).
Applications such as Conduit Boxes (BMC/DMC)
Marine applications (boat hulls and shells)
Transportation framework (truck sidings and locomotive parts)
PVC – additives and pigments for Tarpaulin materials
Food Packaging solvents to food packaging manufacturers with a focus on high quality, reliable materials
Speciality materials for printing on to packaging for consumer goods
Copper and brass lubricating metallic compounds for metal on metal lubrication, also used for high performance brake pad and lining manufacture
BYK additives – defoamers, wetting & dispersing, substrate wetting, rheology modifiers (including clay based) for the following applications:
Oil based lubricants and metalworking fluids – gear oils, hydraulic oils, compressor oils, cutting oils
Water based metalworking fluids – soluble oils, semi-synthetic fluids, fully synthetic fluids
Mold release – alu die casting, wood, rubber
Surface finishing – dry lubricants, solid film lubricants, anti-friction coatings, temporary corrosion control, electroplating
Refractory and Foundry industries
Eckart – metal (Zinc, Copper, Brass and aluminium) pastes and flakes for:
Brake linings/pad, thermal spraying, brazing, sintering, lubricants/greases, heat exchangers, brushes, foundry industry, additive manufacturing/3D printing, AAC light-weight concrete, pyrotechnics, rocket fuel and explosives.
Pigments (Lanxess & Venator) and aluminium (Eckart) for aerated (light weight) concrete.
End use products such bricks, paving stones, roof tilesRaw Materials for Bitumen Applications.
Defoamers and rheology modifiers for concrete mixes.
Pigments, resins, finished ink systems and additives to numerous industries:
Food packaging, labelling and graphic arts
Poly amide and nitrocellulose resins
BYK additives for water- and solvent-based, and radiation curable inks for Flexo, Gravure, Digital, Offset, and screen inks.
Thickeners, pigments, and solvents for general household cleaners, disinfectants, and sanitisers (skin contact and surface sanitation).
Floor cleaners, washing detergents, softeners, shoe polish
BYK wax emulsions and additives for leather, car and tyre care.