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BRB Silicone appoints IXOM for distribution in Colombia

2020-02-13

BRB South America, a full subsidiary of BRB International BV, appoints IXOM for sales distribution of silicone product portfolio for personal care in Colombia as of January 1st, 2020.

BRB Silicone appoints Prosim Kimya for distribution in Turkey

2020-01-30

BRB ST Kimyasal, a full subsidiary of BRB International BV, appoints Prosim Kimya for sales distribution of silicone product portfolio for paint, coatings and inks in Turkey as of January 1st, 2020.

BRB North America adds Senior Account Manager for Paint & Coatings

2020-01-30

BRB North America has added Mr. Todd Chambers to its team as Senior Account Manager for Paint & Coatings. Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he will be covering North America for the promotion of BRB product range in the Paint & Coatings market. On top of this market, Todd also provides services to Automotive, Agriculture and HI&I (Household, Industrial and Institutional) markets.

BRB Silicone appoints KEMTAN AG for distribution in Switzerland

2020-01-21

BRB International BV appoints KEMTAN AG Specialty Chemicals for sales distribution of silicone product portfolio for personal, home, car & industrial care, coatings and inks, food & beverage and plastic, rubber & composite industries in Switzerland as of January 1st, 2020.

BRB Silicone appoints Airedale Chemical for distribution in United Kingdom

2020-01-07

BRB International BV appoints Airedale Chemical Company Limited for sales distribution of antifoam product portfolio for water treatment, food & beverage, fermentation, cleaning and agrochemical industries in United Kingdom as of November 13th 2019.

BRB Silicone appoints Newtrac Trading Ltd for distribution in Egypt

2019-12-20

BRB ST Kimyasal, a full subsidiary of BRB International BV, appoints Newtrac Trading Ltd. for sales distribution of silicone product portfolio for paint & coatings and construction in Egypt as of October 1st, 2019.

BRB launches new silicone resin BRB Siloen® SR 385FD for food release

2019-11-29

BRB is proud to announce the official launch of BRB Siloen® SR 385FD, a medium hardness Methyl-Phenyl resin supplied at 50 % solid in xylene, designed to produce non-stick coating materials that in contact with foodstuff. It is suitable for non-sticking bakery pans (bread, rusks, biscuits, cakes, etc.) and non-stick coatings (toaster, grills, BBQs, etc).

BRB launches new silicone antifoam Akasil® Antifoam 3107

2019-11-29

Akasil® Antifoam 3107 is an aromatic solvent based silicone antifoam with active content of 30%. It is a highly effective solvent based antifoam specifically designed for defoaming applications in refinery operations.

BRB launches new silane BRB Silanil® 164

2019-11-20

BRB Silanil® 164, a reactive alkylalkoxysilane containing a long alkyl chain of -C16H33 (hexdecyl) and trimethoxysilyl inorganic group. The hexadecyl group of BRB Silanil® 164 is a hydrophobic hydrocarbon chain delivering excellent water repellency features, thus it is used to modify the surface of construction materials, e.g. concrete and inorganic masonry substrates, to form a protective surface surrounding inorganic particles. These long alkyl chains also improve the dispersability of fillers in organic paints and polymers when it is used as hydrophobizing agent on fillers which improved the mechanical properties.

BRB launches new silane BRB Silanil® 299

2019-11-20

BRB Silanil® 299, a reactive alkoxysilane containing trimethoxysilyl inorganic group and phenyl group. It is easily hydrolyzed by water and moisture in the atmosphere by changing the trimethoxysilyl inorganic group into three reactive silanol groups which bond inorganic substances and also able to crosslink each other to from network or bigger molecule.  The phenyl group able to withstand oxidation and reduction and thus provides thermal stability and also hydrophobic character to the modified products. The hydrolysis reaction of phenyltrimethoxysilane is faster than phenyltriethoxysilane.

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