PU Catalysts

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:

  • Adhesives
  • Artificial leather
  • Automotive (coatings, interior, sound dampening materials)
  • Food contact materials
  • Printing
  • Shoe industry
  • Soft-feel materials
  • TPU