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Agate Lacquer established in 1926 has served its customers for 74
years with success.
Agate Lacquer manufactures high quality lacquer coatings which are
used in both domestic and international markets. Our product line has
been continually upgraded and improved over the last 25 years through
the skill of our chemists who have had unparalleled experience in the
Our laboratory has developed specially formulated coatings to meet
exacting criteria for such diverse applications as industrial, nail
polish and optical eyeglass lens manufacturers. The company supplies
a broad spectrum of industries: brass beds, business machines,
decorative glass, electronic enclosures, electroplaters, furniture,
giftware, hardware, jewelry, job shop painters, lighting, metal
cabinets, metal and plastic cosmetic closures, shopping carts, wire
shelving and others with finishes for metal, wood, plastic and glass.
The process of quality at Agate Lacquer begins with determining
our customer's requirements, needs and specifications.
Agate's president and sales manager combine 70 years of experience
in the industry-meeting customer's needs.
Agate's current technical director has 22 years experience in the
coating industry with an emphasis on water-base polymer technology.
This experience guarantees customers that their needs will be
understood and evaluated from every aspect. Consideration is given to
the method of production, application and other factors. This ensures
customers a product tailored to their particular need, with
Employees of Agate Lacquer at all levels are committed to a high
standard of service to the customer. The office staff expedites
orders accurately, efficiently and follows up to ensure that the
customer's requirements are met. The production personnel, all
employees of long standing, contribute to product quality and product
consistency which customers have a right to expect. Despite his or
her different roles, every employee adopts the same attitude: to work
as a team and provide quality and total customer satisfaction.
Air Dry Lacquers:
Agateen Air Dry Solvent Lacquers have excellent adhesion and
flexibility. When formulated for outdoor use they have been applied
at Rockefeller Center and the Statue of Liberty. Suitable for
aluminum, brass, bronze, copper, silver metals. Applied to handbag
frames, lamps, musical instruments, dials, gages, fireplace
equipment, lighting fixtures and brass beds. A crystal clear
formulation is used by well-known museums.
Ponetic Baking Lacquers:
Clear Epoxy coatings that develop superior durability, hardness,
adhesion, flexibility, chemical, stain and corrosion resistance. They
are not affected by perspiration or alcohol and are burn proof. Top
choice for manufacturers of flashlights, ashtrays, pen caps, buckles,
lamps, dials, nameplates, brass hardware and locks, jewelry, cosmetic
caps and brass beds. Used on silver, brass, aluminum and copper.
Acquatic Air Dry Lacquers:
AGATEEN® Acquatic Air Dry
Lacquers can be formulated to meet your specific needs in acrylic or
polyurethane. All Acquatic Lacquers meet EPA requirements for low VOC
coatings and are formulated for dip, dip and spin, or spray
- Hard, bright, crystal clear.
- Safe, non-flammable.
- Excellent tarnish and corrosion resistance.
- Non-blushing - even in extreme humidity.
- Dries to a water-resistant film - will not water spot.
- Non-bridging - coats intricate parts and filigree.
- Heat resistant - good color retention to 300oF.
- Air-dries rapidly - optimum film properties attained after one
Acquatic Baking Lacquers:
AGATEEN® Water Reducible
Bake Lacquers are available in Alkyd, Acrylic, Epoxy or Polyester.
These enamels can be textured or smooth. The Architectural Aluminum
Manufacturing Association (AMAA) approves the acrylic for use on
exterior extrusions. It exceeds their requirement of 1000 hour salt
spray and humidity resistance as well as one year South Florida
Major manufacturers of hardware and locks as well as cosmetic
closures (perfume, lipstick, cold cream, etc) use this lacquer.
Replaces the previously used solvent base lacquers giving these
industries EPA compliance. Meets all specifications for Builders
Hardware and Cosmetic Industry Product Compatibility. Many other uses
as well, shelving, shopping carts, lighting fixtures, brass beds etc.
Achieves 4-6H pencil hardness.
High Solids Bake Lacquers:
These top quality coatings are available in many resin types. They
can be formulated to meet BHMA (Builders Hardware Manufacturers
Association) or AMAA (Architectural Aluminum Manufacturers
Association) specifications. The high solids will apply well
electrostatically and achieve excellent chemical and corrosion
resistance. Meet EPA compliance requirements.
Lacquers which are applied by electrodeposition. These coatings
provide superior corrosion resistance by depositing an even film and
excellent edge coverage. Meet EPA compliance requirements.
Clear lacquers that cure by passing through ultra violet lamps.
Can be supplied in 100% solids, 3.5 VOC or conventional solvent
formulations. Used on cosmetic caps and eyeglass lenses. Can be
applied to glass, metal, plastic or wood.
ADDITIONAL AGATEEN® PRODUCTS
Using the most modern technology available, Agate Lacquer has
Specially blended solvents, which provide the characteristics
essential to your coatings application.
Metal, wood, glass and plastic coatings available in the color of
Synthetic Bake Enamels:
Custom formulated alkyd, vinyl, acrylic, epoxy or polyester
coatings in textured or smooth bake finishes.
Combination U/V and Scratchguard coatings. Easy to use dyes in
ìteabagsî. We have products to meet all your optical
Transparent colors of your choice to be used with all AGATEEN
Nail Polish Removers:
Both acetone and non-acetone type. Supplied in one gallon or
Vacuum Metalizing, Sputtering, Silver Reduction:
Water base, high solid, UV Curable or solvent base clear lacquers
for metalizing glass, plastic, metal or wood. Base coats, top coats
and chemicals for silver reduction to achieve reflective surfaces.
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