Chemical Specialties

We carry a full line of chemical specialties and additives that can help the formulator solve various issues or problems that arise such as foaming, rheology, corrosion resistance and dispersion in coatings and inks. For plastics, our specialty products can add density, thermal conductivity, flame retardancy, heat stability, elasticity, and UV protection.


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ACCESS Technologies was created to service the specialty silicone users market with technology that is not readily available from the large multi-national silicone producers.   We have our proprietary specialty silicone products manufactured in southern Wisconsin; Atlanta, GA; Greenville, SC and Chicago, IL.  We specialize in silicone specialty fluids and emulsions as well as distribute a line of Organofunctional silanes and several other specialty chemical products.

Products

  • Silicone Fluids and Emulsions
  • Silicone Defoamers
  • Colloidal Silica Dispersions


ACCI Specialty Materials (A&C Catalysts) is a high performance materials company, specializing in specialty chemical additives for the Personal Care, Electronics, Automotive, Aerospace and Composites Industries.

Products

  • DICY (dicyandiamide)
  • Imidazoles and Accelerators
  • Modified CTBN Resins
  • Oligomeric Phosphate Flame Retardants



Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) processes agricultural crops into renewable products. ADM’s linseed oils, soybean oils, and copolymer oils are key components in paints and coatings, and printers’ inks and resins.

Products

  • Lecithin – Serves as an emulsifier to disperse pigments, and as a surfactant in industrial-based applications. Benefits include reduced mixing times, improved suspension, reduced sagging, improved brushability, and better flow.
  • Yelkin® TS. – A standard fluid lecithin used in oil-based paints and coatings
  • Stablec OFE – Specially formulated to emulsify in aqueous formulations
  • Xanthan Gum – A high performance suspension and thickening agent for various coatings applications
    • Optixan™ – Standard grade
    • Optixan™ D – Easy dispersing grade
    • Optixan™ T – Transparent grade
  • Propylene Glycol – bio-based

AL2Chem Specialties is a full service supplier of treated and untreated grades of amorphous fumed silica, precipitated silicas and flatting agents.

Products

  • Fumed Silicas – Fumed silica’s unique manufacturing process produces a very high purity type of silica with nano size primary particles, a fluffy white powder that is an amorphous and colloidal form of silica. These characteristics impart a wide range of benefits to formulations from thickening and reinforcement to free flow and anti-settling.
  • Flatting Agents – Flatting agents are silicas designed to modify the surface characteristics of paints and coatings to reduce gloss. They are highly dispersible and provide good leveling and suspension control, particularly the wax treated grades.
  • Precipitated Silicas – Precipitated silica is produced in a wet chemical process and the resulting amorphous products have a wide range of applications from thickening and reinforcement to free-flow and abrasion. They are highly absorptive, improve mechanical properties, and provide unique solutions for your formulating needs.
  • Organosilanes, HMDZ

Products:
Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC or cellulose gum)


Designing, developing and manufacturing award-winning polymers and specialist synthetic resins. Passionate about delivering high standard of customer service, Bitrez is a Queen’s Award winning manufacturer of synthetic resin, catalysts and curing agents for high performance markets.

Products

  • Amine Epoxy Curing Agents
  • Phenalkamines
  • Epoxy Viny Ester and Epoxy Vinyl Acrylate Polymers
  • Multifunctional and Specialty Epoxy Resins

mju:wax® micronized wax, VISCOCER® functionalized Waxes, ADDIMER® wax lubricants and additives
Manufacturers of wax specialties for a broad field of industrial applications.

Chartwell International, Inc. produces the most diverse array of adhesion promoters commercially available for coatings, adhesives, abrasives, inks, plastics and rubber.
We offer cost savings and outstanding long-term hydrolytic stability and performance vs. conventional silanes.

Products:

  • Adhesion Promotors

UV Absorbers, Light stabilizer emulsions,  Heat stabilizers, Optical Brighteners, UV – Mono, Difunctional and Multifunctional Monomers, Amine Synergists and Photo Initiators.  Specialty UV monomers and additives

CERALENE® polyolefin waxes, synthetic waxes

Dow Construction Chemicals manufactures cellulose ethers and latex powders.

Products
The trade names and chemical descriptions of the Cellulose Ethers are:

  • WALOCEL™ – Hydroxyethyl Methyl Cellulose (HEMC), Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC)
  • METHOCEL™ – Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC), Methyl Cellulose (MC)

Provider of highly efficient, alkali swellable thickener/rheology modifiers.

Products
The trade names and chemical descriptions are:

  • COPRO® SP-591 – Acrylic based alkali swellable thickener
  • Paragum Alkali swellable and sodium polyacrylate thickeners

JLS Chemical is a global manufacturer for industrial and commercial purpose flame retardants. The company’s comprehensive customer service, environmental stewardship, and cutting-edge innovation have transformed JLS Chemical into a worldwide non halogenated flame retardant producer.

Products:

  • Ammonium Polyphosphate
  • Melamine Cyanurate
  • Melamine Polyphosphate
  • Pentaerythritol
  • Specialty Phosphates for Plastics and Elastomers
  • Intumescent Masterbatches for Plastics


JNS-Smithchem offers its own branded products from quality suppliers. All materials are from top suppliers with proper documentation and technical support.

Products

  • Propylene Glycol
  • Propylene Glycol USP
  • Lecithin
  • Lithopone
  • Blanc Fixe,
  • Lithopone,
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Lecithin
  • Propylene Glycol (Industrial, USP Grades)
  • Acrylate and Methacrylate Monomers
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Melamine Powder – Micronized
  • PPolymer Diamine Epoxy Curling Agent

 


JRS USA fibers offer solutions to help fit your product needs across a number of industries. Produced from sustainable raw materials such as grains, fruits, vegetables, seaweed and trees, upcycled post-consumer materials and recycled pre-consumer materials, the functional benefits of our fibers are numerous throughout all the industries we serve.

Products

  • Arbocel® Cellulose Fibers,
  • Fiber Gels,
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose,
  • Sylothix® Synthetic Fibers

Worldwide leader in the production of high performance additives

Products

  • Ultralube® – wax emulsions, dispersions and micro dispersions.

We are a recognized leader in the manufacture of nano and sub micron advanced materials. The development of these products occurred over 25 years in conjunction with CSIRO (Australia’s leading research organisation) and Australian universities.

Products

  • Oxylink™ Nano ZnO Crosslinker
  • Microsun® Nano ZnO for Plastics
  • Nanosun® Nanosun Nano ZnO for Industrial
  • Aqueous Nano ZnO Dispersions

Products
Dispersants, additives for wetting, flow and leveling, and foam control


Manufacturer of high quality spherical aluminum granules using environmentally friendly technology. Aluminum granules can be made to customer-specific requirements.

Products

  • Aluminum Granules

 

 


One of the largest global suppliers of silicone products.

Products

  • Silicone Fluid
  • Modified Silicone Fluids
  • Silanes

Refined and specialty borates for every industry and application

For a century and a half, U.S. Borax has provided refined borates vital to industrial processes and agricultural and commercial applications. Mined and made in America, our products set the global standard for quality and purity, ensuring the best performance in every process.

Products

  • Firebrake® ZB – Zinc Borate

Unibrom USA is a subsidiary of Unibrom Corp., located in Weifang, China. Unibrom is a world leader in the synthesis of specialty bromine compounds and polymer additives as well as intermediate compounds.

Products

  • Organoclay Rheology Modifiers
  • Brominated Fire Retardants
  • Specialty non-Bromine Fire Retardants

Provider of highly efficient, alkali swellable thickener/rheology modifiers.

Products
The trade names and chemical descriptions are:

  • COPRO® SP-591 – Acrylic based alkali swellable thickener
  • Paragum Alkali swellable and sodium polyacrylate thickeners

JNS-Smithchem offers its own branded products from quality suppliers. All materials are from top suppliers with proper documentation and technical support. Most material is purchased in bulk and packaged in our New Jersey warehouse.

Products

  • Propylene Glycol
  • Propylene Glycol USP
  • Lecithin
  • Lithopone
  • SMC-12 Coalescent (Texanol offset)

 

Worldwide leader in the production of high performance additives

Products

  • Ultralube® – wax emulsions, dispersions and micro dispersions.
  • Silcona® – dispersants, additives for wetting, flow and leveling, and foam control
  • Euroceras® – CERALENE® polyolefin waxes, synthetic waxes.
  • Ceronas® – mju:wax® micronized wax, VISCOCER® functionalized Waxes, ADDIMER® wax lubricants and additives


Manufacturer of high quality spherical aluminum granules using environmentally friendly technology. Aluminum granules can be made to customer-specific requirements.

Products

  • Aluminum Granules


One of the largest global suppliers of silicone products.

Products

  • Silicone Monomer
  • Silicone Coupling Agents
  • Cyclosiloxanxes (DMC, D3,  D4, D5)
  • Silicone Fluids
  • Specialty Modified Silicone Fluids
  • Silicone polymer and elastomers