Patent Number: 6,165,557

Title: Solvent-free coating compositions which can be cured with low emissions

Abstract: The invention relates to solvent-free coating compositions which can be cured with low emissions and comprise, as binders, saturated and/or unsaturated polyesters whose structural units include dihydrodicyclopentadiene units of the formula (I): ##STR1## and/or oligodihydrodicyclopentadiene units of the formula (II): ##STR2## where n=1 to 10, to processes for the production of coatings using the novel coating compositions, and to the use of the coating compositions for coating metal containers, especially cans.

Inventors: Blum; Rainer (Ludwigshafen, DE), Meisenburg; Uwe (Duisburg, DE), Chmielewski; Dietmar (Munster, DE), Loerzer; Thomas (Landau-Godramstein, DE)

Assignee: BASF Coatings AG

International Classification: C09D 167/06 (20060101); C09D 179/00 (20060101); C09D 167/07 (20060101); C09D 11/10 (20060101); C09D 179/08 (20060101); B05D 003/02 (); B05D 007/16 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017