Aal Chem News

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Brighten Your Way: OB

Optical brighteners are ideal whitening agents with the capacity to brighten colors and reduce yellow hues in your products. They achieve this by absorbing light in the UV spectrum and emitting it in the blue portion of the visible spectrum, thereby displaying more visible light than “absorbed” and making your products appear brighter and perceived as whiter. Our OB, 2,5-Bis[2-(5-tertbutyl-2-benzoxazoyl)] thiophene can contribute to a variety of applications from plastics and fibers to imaging and coatings and is able to be used in a variety of industries.

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Photoinitiators: Radiation Curing, Free Radicals, & Cationic Types

Photoinitiators are useful compounds that when added to a formulation convert light energy into chemical energy. Photoinitiators are widely used in adhesives and sealants, powder coatings, wood coatings, clear coatings, pigment coatings, composites and inks. When photoinitiators absorb light they produce reactive species that are able to initiate or catalyze chemical reactions. These chemical reactions can be used to change solubility or other physical proper...

Adhesives & SealantsSolvents (Diluents)Photoinitiators

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Tronly: Photoinitiators and UV Curable Monomers & Oligomers

Tronly is a chemical manufacturing company, founded in 1997, that specializes in UV Curing chemistries.  The company boasts nearly twenty years of experience developing and creating products including photointiators, UV curable monomers and oligomers.

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AMI: Custom Intermediate Bulk Containers and Agitator Systems

Aal Chem is now partnering with American Machining Inc. to act as their company’s sales team for all products and services.

American Machining, Inc. (AMI) began in 1979 and has been providing manufacturing services to the chemical industry for 37 years. AMI’s years of experience have made them a reliable and innovative name in the container, agitator, and valve industry. American Machining, Inc. can manufacture custom designs within any of these areas and also provides container and machinery repairs, parts, cleaning, and inspections.

Paints & Coatings

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Carbon Black Pigment from Black Diamond

Carbon black pigment is highly effective and used in paints and coatings, synthetic leather, printing inks, plastics, and even adhesives and sealants. It is available in either a fine powder form or bead form.

Our supplier, Black Diamond, is one of the top carbon black pigment suppliers in the world. The 
company’s products are sold in over 70 countries and they are a key influencer and developer of China’s carbon black pigment standards. Black Diamond holds nearly 20 patents and boasts over 10 years in the carbon black pigment industry. Their facilities have a production capacity of 15,000 MT and the company is in the process of expanding and building a new facility.