Air Products to Feature Epoxy Curing Agents at ECS 2013

           Air Products to Feature Epoxy Curing Agents at ECS 2013

PR Newswire

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 14, 2013

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Air Products (NYSE: APD)
will feature a number of waterborne and solvent-free epoxy curing agents as
well as its new isocyanate curing agents, or polycarbamide technology, for use
in a variety of coatings applications at next week's European Coatings Show
(ECS) in Nuremberg, Germany.

Air Products' Amicure® IC-321 curative is an amine curing agent specifically
engineered for use with standard HDI trimer isocyanates, resulting in
polycarbamide or aliphatic polyurea coatings designed for industrial,
commercial and institutional flooring systems. It is designed to deliver
sufficient working time for squeegee application while providing very rapid
return to service. Performance features include low-temperature cure, good
abrasion/chemical resistance, low color, excellent UV durability and surface
appearance and zero VOC. Amicure IC-321 curative allows for rapid hardness
development with an extended working time.

At ECS, Air Products will also highlight its Total Reactive Technology with
Ancamine^® 2712M and 2739, which represents the next generation of epoxy
curing agents. They are modified polyamine curing agents that eliminate the
need for a plasticizer without performance compromise. They are designed for
use in polymer-based flooring systems.

Air Products will also feature its Anquamine® 721 and 735 waterborne epoxy
curing agents, which are designed for use in waterborne epoxy coatings where
cost-effectiveness and high performance are key. Anquamine 721 and 735 curing
agents offer cost-in-use approaching conventional solvent formulations with
low to zero VOC.

"These game changing epoxy curing agents provide innovative solutions for the
coatings industry," said Cees Bartels, Europe epoxy marketing manager for Air
Products. "Air Products continues to deliver the cost and performance
solutions our customers demand with environmentally beneficial and sustainable
new products."

Additionally, Air Products will feature its Ancamine® 2719 and 2734 curing
agents, which offer chemical resistance and fast-return-to-service for
industrial maintenance and protective coatings. The company is also
introducing its Ancamide® 2652 curing agent for marine coatings that require
corrosion resistance and a long overcoat window associated with a fast
dry/cure.

To learn more about these epoxy curing agents, please stop by Air Products'
Stand 4-358 at ECS from March 19 to 21 or visit www.airproducts.com/ecs.

About Air Products

Air Products (NYSE:APD) provides atmospheric, process and specialty gases;
performance materials; equipment; and technology. For over 70 years, the
company has enabled customers to become more productive, energy efficient and
sustainable. More than 20,000 employees in over 50 countries supply innovative
solutions to the energy, environment and emerging markets. These include
semiconductor materials, refinery hydrogen, coal gasification, natural gas
liquefaction, and advanced coatings and adhesives. In fiscal 2012, Air
Products had sales approaching $10 billion. For more information, visit
www.airproducts.com.

NOTE: This release may contain forward-looking statements within the safe
harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
These forward-looking statements are based on management's reasonable
expectations and assumptions as of the date of this release regarding
important risk factors. Actual performance and financial results may differ
materially from projections and estimates expressed in the forward-looking
statements because of many factors not anticipated by management, including
risk factors described in the Company's Form 10K for its fiscal year ended
September 30, 2012.





SOURCE Air Products

Website: http://www.airproducts.com
Contact: Media, Robert Brown, +1-610-481-1192, brownrf@airproducts.com or
Investors, Simon Moore, +1-610-481-7461, mooresr@airproducts.com
 
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