Functional Solutions

Can You Trust Your Eyes?

Securalic® Reveal markers are easy to incorporate into a wide variety of materials, including inks and plastics. These invisible taggants distinguish genuine products from fakes: a major advance in the war against counterfeiters.

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How Do We Keep Track of the World?

New marking and tracking technologies have the potential to make our lives much easier and safer. But they also have demanding requirements. The challenge is to understand and optimally fulfill them. Iriotec® 8000 functional pigments are the answer.

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More to Explore

Coatings can perform many useful functions besides covering surfaces. They can be boiled down to three: modifying surfaces, controlling energy, and facilitating identification.

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Polysilazane for Durability

We talked to Kim Won-Il, the president of The Creation Co. in South Korea, about the excellent wear and abrasion resistance that our Durazane™, a polysilazane-based product, imparts to indoor and outdoor surfaces.

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Stunning, Not Shocking

Antistatic and electrically conductive surfaces are essential for safety. A new member of our Iriotec® 7000 family of special pigments adds an attractive new light color and can be easily mixed into coatings for plastic components.

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Laser Marking a Beam for Eternity

Laser marking delivers a long list of benefits compared to other technologies. It’s also the best way to mark thermoplastic materials and powder-coated metals. Together with our Iriotec® 8000 series, it ensures robust, counterfeit-proof labeling.

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One Day, So Many Innovations

A day in the life of Max the office worker, who encounters one amazing innovation after another: from polysilazanes across laser marking and direct structuring with state-of-the-art pigments to flurosurfactants.

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Animal Ear Tags

Laser marking of livestock ear tags containing Iriotec® pigments is a groundbreaking, versatile and eco-friendly new technology that extends tags’ service life almost indefinitely.

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On the Surface

Our short-chain Tivida® fluorosurfactants boast unrivaled spreading, wetting, and anticratering properties. Best of all, they are easy to formulate for a wide range of coating, printing, and adhesive applications.

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A Lighter Side to Adding Form to Function

Our Iriotec® 800 range of pigments and granules unlocks the potential of laser direct structuring by overcoming the need for a dark background for plastic- or powder-coated metallic components, thus sparking a revolution in electronics manufacture.

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