Polyester Resins for Powder Coatings

Stepan provides a broad range of high-quality RUCOTE® powder coating resins, manufactured to demanding ISO quality standards and backed by focused technical support. We offer tailor-made resins based on customer specific requirements. From robust and durable polyurethanes, to wide-ranging hybrids, and for your workhorse or specialized polyester for TGIC or HAA coatings, Stepan has your resin needs covered!

What to Expect from RUCOTE Powder Resins

Powder coatings based on Stepan resins deliver:

  • Excellent physical and aesthetic properties
  • Low temperature cure or energy saving requirements
  • Improved scratch and mar resistance
  • Controllable and repeatable gloss levels from dead matte to high gloss

Polyurethane Powder Coatings

Polyurethane powder coatings exhibit excellent application and performance characteristics and offer the smoothest films available.

Polyurethane powder coatings are especially useful in:

  • Automotive
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Lawn and garden
  • General industrial applications

The RUCOTE 100 resin series can be formulated in a wide variety of polyurethane powder coatings with high-gloss, textured, matte and sand finishes. In addition, the RUCOTE 100 resin series can be used to formulate TGIC-free systems.

Epoxy Polyester Hybrid Powder Coatings

Epoxy polyester hybrid powder coatings are ideal for interior applications and exhibit good mechanical properties, corrosion resistance and overbake stability.

These hybrid powder coatings are especially suited for:

  • Appliance
  • Shelving
  • Office furniture
  • Fixtures
  • General industrial applications

Hybrid formulations can be modified to meet most of the demands of today’s market, both decorative and functional.

The RUCOTE 500 resin series can be formulated in a wide variety of hybrid powder coatings with high-gloss, river textures, matte, metallic, hammertone and sand finishes. The RUCOTE 500 resin series includes polyesters designed to react with epoxy resins in standard powder formulation ratios (50:50, 60:40 and 70:30).

Polyester Powder Coatings (TGIC & HAA)

Polyester powder coatings exhibit good flow properties, wear resistance and overbake stability. Super-durable polyester formulations also retain color and gloss in harsh exterior applications.

Polyester powder coatings are especially useful in:

  • Architectural
  • Container
  • Shopping cart
  • Lawn and garden
  • Agricultural and construction equipment (ACE) applications

The RUCOTE 900 resin series can be formulated in a wide variety of polyester powder coatings with high-gloss, satin, metallic and sand finishes.

The RUCOTE 900 resin series includes polyesters designed to pass American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) standards 2603 and 2604. Non-blooming, zero T-bend, low-temperature cure and adjustable low gloss resins are also available.

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