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Water-borne PUDs in Wood Coatings

In the wood coating industry, water-borne PUDs have significant potential in various applications and they are currently gaining a lot of attention. As they are easy to use, eco-friendly, formaldehyde-free and emit low volatile organic compounds, they are effective substitutes for solvent-borne PUDs.

When used in the topcoats of wooden furniture, the favorable characteristics required for good performance include resistance to chemicals and scratches, hardness, good leveling and adhesion. Coatings for wooden furniture and wood-based flooring also require resistance to water, UV and chemicals, good optical transparency, maximum durability, excellent abrasion, resistance, high flexibility and glossy properties.


  • PUTHANE TS 8290: Aliphatic Aqueous Polyurethane Top for High Gloss and Great Abrasion and Chemical Resistance

    • ​Solid Content (%): 29 ± 2

  • PUTHANE TS 8359: Aliphatic Aqueous Polyurethane Top for Very High Gloss with Fantastic Physical and Chemical Resistance Properties. 

    • ​Solid Content (%): 35 ± 1

  • PUTHANE AC 82303: Aliphatic Aqueous Polyurethane Hybrid for Medium Gloss with good Chemical Resistance Properties. 

  • ​Solid Content (%): 30 ± 1

We also have a variety of UV-Curable resins to offer to these industries alongside these products. 


Polyurethane Dispersions: Elevating Wood Coatings to Unsurpassed Levels of Beauty and Protection

Discover the transformative power of polyurethane dispersions (PUDs) in the realm of wood coatings. Offering a myriad of benefits and applications, these water-based formulations are revolutionizing the industry. In this article, we will explore the diverse uses of polyurethane dispersions in wood coatings, provide guidelines for their application, and showcase their wide-ranging applications.

Unleashing the Potential of Polyurethane Dispersions in Wood Coatings:

Polyurethane dispersions are renowned for their ability to enhance the aesthetics and protection of wood surfaces. These dispersions create a durable and resilient coating that preserves the natural beauty of the wood while providing excellent resistance to wear, chemicals, and UV radiation. By utilizing PUDs, wood coatings achieve exceptional adhesion, scratch resistance, and long-term durability, ensuring the longevity of the finished product.

Guidelines for Using Polyurethane Dispersions in Wood Coatings:

To optimize the performance and application of polyurethane dispersions in wood coatings, it is essential to follow specific guidelines. Firstly, thorough surface preparation is crucial, including sanding and cleaning the wood to remove any contaminants. Secondly, selecting the appropriate dispersion type and formulation based on the desired characteristics, such as gloss level and film thickness, is paramount. Additionally, ensuring proper application techniques, such as using suitable equipment and maintaining consistent film thickness, will yield optimal results.

Enhancing Wood Coatings through Polyurethane Dispersions:

The versatility of polyurethane dispersions enables a wide range of applications in wood coatings. Some key areas where PUDs excel include:

1. Furniture and Cabinetry: PUDs provide a smooth and protective coating for furniture and cabinetry, enhancing their appearance and resistance to everyday wear and tear.

2. Flooring: Wood coatings formulated with polyurethane dispersions offer exceptional durability and abrasion resistance, making them ideal for flooring applications in residential and commercial settings.

3. Doors and Windows: PUD-based coatings offer excellent weather resistance and UV protection, ensuring the longevity and beauty of wooden doors and windows.

4. Decorative Panels: Polyurethane dispersions enable the creation of stunning decorative panels by enhancing the wood's natural grain and providing a durable, high-gloss finish.

5. Exterior Wood: PUDs are highly effective in protecting exterior wood surfaces, such as decks, fences, and outdoor furniture, from moisture, UV rays, and fungal decay.

Partner with C&E Limited for Exceptional Wood Coating Solutions:

At C&E Limited, we specialize in providing high-quality polyurethane dispersions for wood coatings. Our advanced formulations deliver outstanding performance and aesthetics, allowing you to create superior wood finishes. Our experienced team is dedicated to understanding your specific requirements and offering tailored solutions to meet your needs.

To learn more about how our polyurethane dispersions can elevate your wood coatings to new heights, get in touch with our team at We are ready to assist you in unlocking the full potential of your wood coating applications.

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