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Azelis Americas CASE and Printing & Packaging Labs

Market Segments Served

Architectural Coatings – Water and Solvent-Based
  • Interior Coatings
  • Exterior Coatings
  • Horizontal Concrete Coatings
  • Including Epoxy & Urethane 1K/2K
  • Concrete Sealers
  • Direct To Metal
  • Interior Wood Flooring – DIY and Sports

Industrial Coatings – Water and Solvent-Based, 1K/2K, Energy Curable
  • Auto Refinish
  • Horizontal Concrete
  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Bake Systems
  • General Metal
  • Industrial Wood

Elastomeric Coatings

Elastomeric Coatings

Printing and Packaging – Water and Solvent-Based, Energy Curable
  • Flexographic inks
  • Gravure inks
  • Pigment dispersions
  • Overprint varnishes
  • Functional packaging coatings
  • Laminations

Adhesives

Urethanes
 


 

Lab Capabilities

  • Benchmark Testing
  • Competitive studies
  • Launch packages
  • Formulation consulting
  • Custom formulation
  • Regional starting point formulas
  • Troubleshooting
  • Scale-up Assistance

 


 

  • QUV A & B Weathering
  • Xenon Arc Weathering
  • Salt Fog Weathering
  • Constant Temp/Humidity Cabinet
  • Tensile and elongation machine
  • High Speed Dispersers & Mixers
  • Horizontal media mill
  • Hegman and NPIRI grind gauge
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Microscope
  • Gap and rod coaters
  • Gel Timers
  • Dry Time Recorder
  • Konig and Shore Hardness
  • Scrub Machine
  • Permeability cups
  • Adhesion testers
  • Mandrel bend
  • Taber Abrasion
  • Impact Tester
  • Carver press
  • Sutherland Rub
  • Gloss meter
  • Slide Angle
  • Brookfield R/S+ and DV-E Rheometers
  • ICI and Stormer viscometers
  • Zahn and Shell Cups
  • Geiger Gravure Press
  • Flexo Handproofers
  • UV & LED lamps with Conveyor
  • Polymers
  • Organic Pigments
  • Inorganic Pigments
  • Dispersants
  • Defoamers
  • Wetting Agents
  • Slip/mar Additives
  • Monomers
  • Aligomers
  • Photo Initiators
  • Plasticizers, solvents, coalescents
  • Rheology modifiers
  • Anti-oxidants and UV Absorbers
  • Inorganic Minerals

 

Staff

Peter Braun, Lab Director, Wisconsin Application Lab
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  • B.S Chemistry – Univ. of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
  • 30 years experience in Coatings, Graphic Arts & Personal Care
  • Expertise in polymer chemistry, raw materials , pigment dispersion, energy cure, formulation of coatings, inks & adhesives.

Max Calenberg, Chemist, Wisconsin Application Lab

Dan Haines, Lab Director, Georgia Application Lab
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  • Education: Chemistry, Cedarville University
  • Former applications chemist at Rohm and Haas, Construction Polymers
  • Former Technical Director at ParexLaHabra
  • Responsible for technical service and applications work across all markets, especially in stucco, EIFS, and mastic systems

Greg Anzalone, Chemist, Georgia Application Lab
  • Education: BS, Chemistry, Valdosta State University

David Van Leuven, Chemist

  • Education: BS Chemistry, Georgia Southern University
  • Former Technical Service Chemist at RS Industrial, Inc.