Showa Denko America

Karenz™ is our highly specialized product family to support radcure technology. Our unique lineup of products facilitates the performance enhancement of your materials or formulations for radiation curing of paints, coatings, and adhesives in a wide range of applications. We believe that Karenz™ will help to develop new products with higher performance and lower environmental impacts.

Karenz MOI™

Isocyanate monomer/methacrylate

Karenz MOI™ is a functional monomer characterized by having both an ethyl-methacrylate group and an isocyanate group. Using this isocyanate monomer, flexible molecular design is thus possible. Karenz MOI™ can be used for various purpose, resin base materials, including paint coating, surface modification, adhesives, printing and many others.

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Karenz AOI™

Isocyanate monomer/acrylate

Karenz AOI™ is a functional monomer characterized by having both an ethyl-acrylate group and an isocyanate group. Using this isocyanate monomer, flexible molecular design is thus possible. Karenz AOI™ can be used for various purpose, resin base materials, including paint coating, surface modification, adhesives, printing, and many others.

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Karenz MT™

Multifunctional thiol

Karenz MT™ PE1 is a low odor, secondary thiol structure which can be used as photo curing additive or epoxy hardener. It can improve performance in many different applications, such as adhesives, coatings, production efficiency as well as design flexibility of photo-curing resins.

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