Umicore synthesizes and produces polyurethane catalysts under the Valikat trade name for CASE applications: coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers. Our ValikatTM line of polyurethane catalysts enables formulators and manufacturers to replace toxic mercury catalysts by non-toxic bismuth and zinc catalysts.
Our Valikat product range is being used in:
- Artificial leather
- Automotive (coatings, interior, sound dampening materials)
- Food contact materials
- Shoe industry
- Soft-feel materials