Press release
Corporate Press
May 31, 2010

TEGO® Wet 240 – Makes Spray Application of Waterborne Coatings Secure and Economical

The use of the new highly effective substrate wetting additive from Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH in spray-applied waterborne coatings systems guarantees fine atomization and defect-free films even at minimal film thickness. Defect rates and remedial work in the painting process are reduced. TEGO® Wet 240 provides outstanding substrate wetting independent of co-solvent content even in the newest binder systems. With its good anti-cratering characteristics and problem-free recoatability, the solvent-free TEGO® Wet 240 can be widely used and is first choice particularly for spray-applied industrial coatings and also coatings for plastics.

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About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany. In our core business of specialty chemicals, we are a global leader. In addition, Evonik is an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our company’s performance is shaped by creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2009 about 39,000 employees generated sales of about €13.1 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.0 billion.


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