Unique WB Direct to Metal Coating Resin – Pliotec® HDT12 launched by Omnova

2 November 2012 by claire.smith

Following many years of development Omnova Solutions have launched Pliotec® HDT12, a new and unique styrene acrylic colloidal dispersion.

Pliotec® HDT12 exhibits outstanding properties due to the proprietary manufacturing process involving Hydrophobic Dispersion Technology.

The key advantages of Pliotec® HDT12 are:

  • APE free with no added formaldehyde
  • Freeze thaw stable
  • Excellent water resistance due to Hydrophobic Dispersion Technology
  • Excellent adhesion to ferrous and non ferrous metals
  • Non-yellowing, high gloss retention
  • Balanced flexibility and hardness (impact resistance, fast hardness development)
  • Good blocking resistance

Typical Properties

Physical Properties
Type Colloidal disperson
Physical Form White milky liquid
Specific Gravity 1.05
Tg Midpoint, °C 28
Brookfield Viscosity, cps     (Sp 2, 60 rpm) 200
pH, 20°C 7.5 – 8.5
Total Solids 50%
MFFT, °C 20
Chemical/Mechanical Properties
Mechanical Stability Excellent
Freeze/Thaw Stability Yes
Ionic Character Anionic



  • High gloss Direct-to-Metal enamels
  • Top coat for metal substrates
  • Anticorrosive primers

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