New Formaldehyde Free Sher-Wood® F3 Kemvar® Varnish Delivers Performance

New Sher-Wood® F3 Kemvar® Varnish from Sherwin-Williams exceeds expectations for both durability and regulatory ease.
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Sept. 20, 2011 - PRLog -- (CLEVELAND, OH) September 20, 2011 – Sherwin-Williams, through its Product Finishes Division, is excited to introduce its formaldehyde free Sher-Wood® F3 Kemvar® Varnish for industrial wood finishing applications. As a drop-in replacement for conventional conversion varnish technology, finishers can easily meet the high performance and appearance expectations of their customers while addressing the growing interest in reducing indoor air contaminants such as formaldehyde. Sher-Wood® F3 Kemvar® Varnish is now formulated to be free of formaldehyde and any ingredients that may emit formaldehyde.

“Consumer interest mirrors the growth of regulations and specification programs with stringent limits on formaldehyde emissions, and manufacturers are increasingly asked to provide this type of formaldehyde free, high performance finish option to their customers,” said David Kennedy, Market Director, Kitchen Cabinets at Sherwin-Williams. “With our Sher-Wood® F3 Kemvar® Varnish, finishers have a drop-in replacement that is free of formaldehyde without compromising appearance, process efficiency, or durability. The lower odor is also appreciated by manufacturers and finishers, making for an improved work environment and better end-user experience.”

The Sher-Wood® F3 Kemvar® Varnish is the first offering in Sherwin-Williams line of F3- Formaldehyde Free Finishing products, with other Sher-Wood® F3 topcoats and sealers to be launched in the coming months.  When complete, the F3 product offering will meet the varied performance and technology needs of industrial wood finishers across markets and industries. Along with other services like on-site technical support and custom finish development, the F3 product line highlights the solution-orientated approach Sherwin-Williams takes to meeting the needs of wood finishers.

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Sherwin-Williams Product Finishes Division is a global industrial coatings leader delivering unparalleled support to OEMs and tier suppliers with innovative liquid and powder technologies, dedicated service, and the full complement of finishing equipment and supplies. The company provides an extensive range of coatings solutions for wood, metal, and plastic as well as extensive on-site technical assistance, customized color and design services, and available process improvement expertise. With an infrastructure spanning six continents, Sherwin-Williams makes global solutions local to help manufacturers and finishers make their products better. For a Better Finish. Ask Sherwin-Williams.TM
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