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BYK additives: applications in their diversity – additives for any purpose

Whether found in small packages or huge ships, in cell phones or tractors: in almost every area of daily life, additives used in small quantities make for great improvements.

Visualize the range of coatings and materials in which BYK additives are employed. And experience the results you can achieve with our additives.

Water, wind and waves – the rough, irrepressible power of the sea is a real challenge for any surface protection. Whether it‘s a ship or drilling rig, steel or concrete, BYK Additives for Protective and Marine Coatings prove how powerful they are under extreme conditions. They simplify the application of coatings, enable the coating layers to be reduced, provide long-lasting corrosion protection, and reduce maintenance intervals. Positive effects to be proud of both economically and ecologically!
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Love at first sight where a car is concerned often begins with perfect paintwork. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of coating additives, BYK is making a key contribution to the brilliant look and optimum protection provided by automotive paints. In particular, with the flop effect of metallic coatings, BYK’s decades of experience have left a dazzling impression. With its many and varied product solutions and excellent know-how in all the coating processes used in the automotive industry.
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Sophisticated graining, a pleasant feel – elegant furniture or high-grade parquet flooring reveals wood in its finest form. At the same time, these objects must withstand the tough everyday stresses and strains. This demands the highest standards of the processing and protective properties of coatings. Whether it’s waterborne or UV systems, BYK additives optimize important properties such as gloss, scratch resistance, UV protection or durability. And consequently ensure that wood is not only good-looking but remains that way.
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Whether it’s Baroque on the piano or rock & roll from an electric guitar, where the coating of wooden musical instruments is concerned, BYK is universally popular. BYK additives don’t only meet with a positive response because they give a virtuoso performance in terms of providing smooth, glossy and yet robust, scratch-resistant wood surfaces; they also help to produce the clear, transparent sound of instruments. It’s no wonder, then, that BYK sets the tone with coatings for pianos and guitars.
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Without high-quality paints and coatings, many a building would soon lose its looks. Whether it’s the façade or windows, walls or ceilings, BYK pays special attention to improving the surface properties of architectural coatings with its broad range of additives. Good pigment stabilization, optimum adhesion of coatings on old paintwork, or special additives for demanding application methods such as airless spraying are just some of the BYK solutions that turn beautiful architecture into timelessly beautiful architecture.
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Innovation, comfort and aesthetics for all environments, decorative products for interior and exterior, combining aesthetics and technology – these are the demands on high-quality decorative coatings. The characteristics demanded of coatings vary significantly from craftsmanship to professional applications. BYK additives can regulate basic required features such as good pigment stabilization, enhance surface properties, substrate wetting and defoaming, and also improve coating adhesion on old coats of paint.
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Modern-day demands on the construction industry for cutting-edge and sustainable solutions are leading to the development of new materials and technologies. The mechanical properties of concrete parts – such as flexural strength, compressive strength, tensile strength, and impact resistance – affect their quality directly. Concrete can be damaged by weather, air pollutants, or acid rain. A specific objective, therefore, is to protect the concrete from these external effects. This will prevent damage to the concrete and the rebar inside. By utilizing our decades of experience in the additives sector, BYK is able to provide efficient solutions for this particular industry.
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Whether it’s the dancehall, sports hall or concert hall. Wherever talented human performance occurs, the floor must be able to provide adequate mechanical load-bearing capacity. BYK additives for 2K epoxies and PU systems considerably improve the surface properties of floors in terms of their scratch and shock resistance, for example. From pigment stabilization to defoaming, BYK provides an extensive range of emission-free additives, which make for a dazzling performance anywhere.
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Whether it’s sandwich panels or cladding – industrial metal sheets that have been manufactured for further processing require highly stress-resistant coatings. BYK additives improve, in all areas of coil coating application, the properties of coatings that need to withstand fast line speeds and extreme deformation. Excellent coating colour stability, robust surface features, such as slip, scratch and abrasion resistance, and improved cleanability can be achieved using BYK solutions. Non-stop on the coating line!
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Almost 300 billion cans are manufactured each year for preserving foodstuffs. That’s not a problem with the correct dose of BYK additives. High surface slip, excellent scratch and abrasion resistance, non-blistering, substrate adhesion and optimum flow behavior are essential properties that BYK additives positively effect during can coating. And it goes without saying that they meet all food safety standards. How can we enhance your cans?
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Several million cycles are produced around the world each year. In production circles, bikes and BYK are virtually mentioned in the same breath. That‘s because, during production, not only great attention is paid to trouble-free technology, but also to perfect coating of the frame and fork. With its additives for powder coatings, BYK has the unique know-how to guarantee an optimum coating surface and to improve, for example, the scratch resistance of the applied coating. No wonder, then, that BYK is very much in demand when it comes to powder coatings.
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The ultimate stress test for any coating is the hard reality of farming. Be it sowing, harvesting, ploughing or threshing, the surfaces of agricultural machinery need to be able to withstand the toughest loads and, accordingly, be scratch-resistant, shock-resistant and weatherproof. An entire field of surface features for special coatings, where the minutest quantities of BYK additives bring maximum returns
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The city skylines are rising ever higher. The cleaning requirements for skyscraper facades with them. A good thing then that, with SILCLEAN, BYK has developed innovative, reactive additives that prevent dirt adhering to the coating surfaces of aqueous two-component and stoving systems along with UV coatings. SILCLEAN endows the coating with hydrophobic and oleophobic properties that create a permanent cleaning effect on the surface. Protection against dirt in urban space – genuinely clear perspectives.
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Many a cable fire can result in a major conflagration, threatening people and property. This is a problem area for which BYK has developed an effective additive solution with its innovative flame-retardant synergist, CLOISITE. CLOISITE leads to improved flame retardancy in halogen-free cable formulations, even with a low dosage. By forming a stable combustion crust, CLOISITE prevents flaming droplets, thereby satisfying the strictest fire standards.
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Wind Power is one of the key technologies of our time. Our high-quality processing additives and coupling agents make resin infusion more efficient and enable the production of lighter and stronger composite structures. This leads to more energy-efficient, durable components and also interesting cost-saving possibilities.
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High-performance composites promote automotive development in lightweight construction. As one of the  world’s leading providers of coating and plastic additives, BYK is gaining momentum in the composites sector with its varied portfolio. BYK additives improve, for example, the processability of carbon fibers, therefore enabling optimum technical solutions for state-of-the-art vehicle body structures. Key advantages are considerable weight saving in lightweight structures, improvement of the mechanical properties and considerable reduction in pollutant emissions.
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Whether it’s surface cleaners, care products, or detergents for the household, industrial and institutional sector, the optimization of a diverse range of product characteristics is BYK’s clear commitment. With its innovative additives, BYK provides effective one-stop product solutions.
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Whether its automotive or electronic equipment production, cutting-edge industry sectors need high-grade adhesives. That’s why many of our industrial partners rely on BYK as an established name and competent technology partner – because BYK with its diverse range of additives has considerable expertise at its disposal in how to improve the properties of adhesives and sealants. And, consequently, not only large numbers of automakers worldwide are well provided but also many other industries such as the construction, paper and packaging sectors, which have found a strong connection in us.
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Make a statement with bold, brilliant colors and a silky soft feel. BYK additives cover the whole range of effects and are compliant with global regulations for food contact. Packaging that looks good enough to eat…what’s sweeter than that.
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The demand for hydrocarbons continues to rise, and that means our customers need solutions and innovations that are efficient and effective to overcome challenges and seize opportunities. With additives for drilling, cementing, stimulation, production and more, BYK is ready to help you fuel the future.
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The demand for hydrocarbons continues to rise, and that means our customers need solutions and innovations that are efficient and effective to overcome challenges and seize opportunities. With additives for drilling, cementing, stimulation, production and more, BYK is ready to help you fuel the future.
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Whether it’s a seat, central console, gearshift sleeve, instrument panel, side panel or sun visor – where the haptic and optical properties of plastics deployed in the automotive sector are concerned, BYK additives enable manufacturers to shift into a higher gear. High-quality rheology, wetting and dispersing additives, air release agents or defoamers, wax and modified silicone additives facilitate a top performance in wear resistance, haptics, durability, and uniform color strength. Move into the fast lane – with BYK additives.
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Global players in the chemical industry are constantly faced with increasingly greater and more complex demands on product safety. Documentation and registration involves tremendous cost and effort. BYK has taken on a pioneering role in terms of global product safety with its Regulatory Affairs service. Our BRIEF (BYK Regulatory Information Extensive Forms) are considered a yardstick for relevant regulatory data with which our customers, from registration of substances to product rollout,   remain on the safe side of the legislation and guidelines that operate in different countries and regions. This includes the direct contacts they enjoy locally. With BYK, they have everything under control – anywhere in the world.
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