Press release
Coating Additives
January 10, 2012

TEGO® Airex 990 and TEGO® Airex 991- Modern, solvent-free deaerators for the next generation of solventborne High Solids coatings

TEGO® Airex 990 and TEGO® Airex 991 represent a new generation of deaerators and defoamers for solventborne High Solids coatings. These liquid products contain 100 percent active substance, are free of organic solvents and recoatable. This gives the formulator the opportunity to set the solvent content.

TEGO® Airex 990 is a compatible deaerator for clear and pigmented coatings. Its strength lies in balancing compatibility and effective deaeration. It can be used in all kinds of spray applications.

TEGO® Airex 991 is a very powerful deaerator for pigmented fillers and top coats. Due to its outstanding performance against micro- and macro-foam it can be used in many different systems with particular emphasis on airless, airmix and roller application.

Company Information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
in specialty chemicals. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health and nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. In 2010 about 80 percent of the Group’s chemicals sales came from activities where it ranks among the market leaders. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.
Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2010 more than 34,000 employees generated sales of around €13.3 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.4 billion.

Disclaimer

In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.