NX-9018 is a bio-based multifunctional polyol that provides low viscosity and light color as well as high strength and good color stability to polyurethane coatings, adhesives, and composites.
NX-9212 is a biobased polyether diol that offers low viscosity, light color, and good hydrolytic stability. This diol is suitable for prepolymer making, 1k and 2k polyurethanes.
NX-8501 is a waterborne curing agent for epoxy coatings and adhesives. This completely solvent free hardener enables zero and low VOC formulations without compromising performance. NX-8501 is a solution-type curing agent supplied at 80% solids in water.
NX-9014 Polyol is a great solution for coatings and adhesive applications that require protection and aesthetics in one product. This new polyol provides low viscosity, good weatherability, and excellent bonding properties for high performing coatings and adhesives.
Specialty cardanol grade, NX-2026, showed favorable results compared to petro-based counterpart in a recent life cycle analysis (LCA) conducted by the nova-Institut in Germany. LCA is a process to evaluate and quantify the environmental burdens associated with a product, process, or activity by identifying and quantifying energy and materials used and wastes released to the […]
Cardolite is launching a new high strength polyol named NX-9011. This polyol provides high tensile strength and hardness as well as good elongation. This combination of properties enables the design of tough polyurethane coatings and adhesives. NX-9011 also offers good reactivity and UV resistance. For more information on NX-9011 and other polyols in our offering, […]
Congratulations to the Agoria Solar team! They won the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia on Oct 17, 2019. They competed against 44 teams representing 22 countries. During the 3021 km race from Darwin to Adelaide #Bluepoint solar car was the fastest and most reliable car! We are proud of them and happy to have […]
LITE 5262 is enabling a new line of high-performing, low-VOC, marine and protective epoxy coatings. This new phenalkamine has very high solids content (less than 5% solvent!), is low in viscosity and provides excellent cure profile and anticorrosion properties. LITE 5262 delivers very fast cure even at low temperatures, fast hardness development, excellent adhesion to […]
Cardolite has recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Corporate Headquarters located in Bristol, PA. The 3-acre complex is the new home for all key business functions including Global Research and Development and Technical Service as well as administrative offices for corporate finance, customer service, regulatory, quality and marketing. Key features include newly constructed, […]
Cardolite together with our Benelux distributor Vosschemie are a proud sponsor of the SAMPE Benelux Fall Bridge Building Contest that will take place on the 28th of March, 2019 at the University of Gent in Belgium. In this contest, students will use Cardolite’s FormuLITE bio-based epoxy systems as one of the materials in their composites-based, […]
We are very proud to share that NX-2026 was chosen as the second place winner for the award “Bio-based Material of the Year 2018” at the International Conference on Bio-based Materials organized by the Nova Institute (Germany). NX-2026 is an ultra-high purity 3-pentadeca-dienyl-phenol recently developed by Cardolite through advanced proprietary process technology. 3-pentadeca-dienyl-phenol is the main […]
We are proud to announce Cardolite’s NX-2026 has been nominated for the Innovation Award ‘’Bio-based Material of the Year 2018’’. NX-2026 is an ultra-high purity 3-pentadeca-dienyl-phenol recently developed by Cardolite through advanced proprietary process technology. 3-pentadeca-dienyl-phenol is the main component distilled from cashew nutshell liquid, a renewable and non-edible resin extracted from the honeycomb structure of […]
Scientists rely on various tools to develop adhesives that can help them meet new customer requirements. Recent industry product demands including zero VOC, label-friendly, easy of handling, durability, and sustainability, are very challenging items to satisfy. Cardolite innovative CNSL-based technology is offering solutions that allow formulators to overcome these challenges. Cashew NutShell Liquid renewable technology […]
Cardolite is introducing a new waterborne, emulsion-type curing agent for epoxy coatings. NX-8401 is completely free of solvent, low viscosity and easily reducible with water allowing the formulation of zero and very low V.O.C. coatings. The excellent compatibility of NX-8401 with various epoxy dispersions and its ability to easily disperse pigments and fillers give coatings scientists […]
Cardolite is introducing LITE 513E, the first epoxy-functional, cardanol-based diluent with low total chlorine/halogen content (≤ 1000ppm). LITE 513E is a low color, low viscosity, monofunctional epoxy reactive diluent designed to meet the stringent performance needs of electronics and electrical applications such as adhesives, potting, and encapsulation while still maintaining the desirable properties of the […]
Cardolite has developed NX-9008, a new multifunctional CNSL-based polyol that delivers high tensile strength, and excellent bond strength on various substrates including steel, aluminum, composites and plastics. NX-9008 offers high glass transition temperature of close to 100°C when cured with polymeric MDI, and provides excellent water resistance that originates from the CNSL backbone. NX-9008 is […]
Cardolite is introducing Ultra LITE 2009H, a new epoxy curing agent with very fast hardness development for projects that require quick turnaround. Ultra LITE 2009H retains the excellent properties of Ultra LITE 2009, but provides faster cure and hardness buildup at ambient and lower temperature conditions. As a result, epoxy coatings based on Ultra LITE […]
LITE 3025 is a solvent free phenalkamide for cost-effective, medium and high solids heavy duty epoxy coatings. This new curing agent was specially designed to protect surfaces from highly corrosive environments and harsh atmospheric conditions. When used in protective coating formulations, this product offers similar properties to medium molecular weight polyamides, but with the additional […]
Cardolite is introducing NX-8101, the first CNSL curing agent for waterborne epoxy coatings. NX-8101 is designed for cost effective water-based primers and self-levelers for concrete and metal applications that require quick return to service, excellent adhesion to substrates and top coats, and superior durability. This new low odor epoxy curing agent is supplied in water […]
Cardolite continues to pioneer the development of CNSL based materials with properties that were once unimaginable. Ultra LITE 2009 is the first phenalkamine in the market with Gardner color ≤ 1, ideal for floor top coats of all hues and shades. This curing agent is very low viscosity for use in low emission coatings that […]