BYK Additives & Instruments

Additives for Adhesives & Sealants: Aqueous

ANTI-TERRA-250

Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous primers, fillers as well as adhesives and sealants to prevent sedimentation of fillers and inorganic pigments. Also suitable for filler slurries.


BYK-012

VOC-free and silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for aqueous coatings, adhesives, and paper coatings. Particularly suitable for premium high-gloss architectural coatings. Optimal effect despite addition of smallest amounts only.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-014

VOC-free, silicone-free polymer-based defoamer for aqueous architectural coatings, plasters, adhesives as well as care products and polishes. Optimum performance at the lowest dosage.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-016

VOC and silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer for aqueous coatings, adhesives, printing inks and overprint varnishes. This defoamer can also be used for the underwater pelletizing of thermoplastics.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-022

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous coatings, printing inks and adhesives. Also effective against microfoam.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-028

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous high gloss emulsion systems and adhesives. Easy incorporation.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-037

VOC-free defoamer on the basis of a mineral oil emulsion for aqueous emulsion paints, plasters and adhesives. Contains silicone.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-039

Mineral oil-based, VOC- and silicone-free defoamer for aqueous emulsion systems within a PVC range of 35-70. Does not contain alkylphenol ethoxylates. Also suitable for high-solid PUR leather coatings.

BYK-093

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous wood, architectural and industrial coatings and adhesives. Extremely all-purpose. The finished coating has outstanding long-term stability in cold and hot storage. Easy to incorporate. Suitable for clear coatings, pigmented systems and all common types of application.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-094

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous coating systems, printing inks, overprint varnishes and adhesive systems. Compatible defoamer. All purpose and easy to incorporate.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-154

Ammonium polyacrylate-based dispersing additive for pigment stabilization in aqueous emulsion paints and emulsion adhesives. It is used to improve colorant acceptance and is frequently combined with DISPERBYK-187. The additive is not available on the North American market. Instead, use BYK-152 or BYK-156, which only differ with respect to the non-volatile content.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-348

Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, adhesives, printing inks and overprint varnishes with a considerable reduction in the surface tension and therefore an improvement in the substrate wetting. Does not increase the surface slip. Suitable for systems that do not contain co-solvents.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-349

Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, adhesives and maintenance products with a considerable reduction in the surface tension and therefore good substrate wetting. Does not increase the surface slip. Suitable for systems that do not contain co-solvents. All-purpose.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-425

VOC-free, liquid rheology additive for aqueous dispersion-based systems to improve anti-sagging and to adjust in-can viscosity. The additive is suitable for increasing the grinding viscosity of aqueous pigment pastes.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-1640

Polymer-based, VOC- and silicone-free defoamer for aqueous coatings, printing inks, adhesives, paper coatings and construction chemicals. Optimum performance at the lowest dosage.
Suitable for applications that come into contact with food.

BYK-3410

Silicone-free surface additive for aqueous coatings, printing inks as well as adhesives and sealants to improve substrate wetting.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-3455

Fluorine-free, silicone-containing additive for improving substrate wetting and leveling in aqueous systems and solvent-free UV coatings.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-7420 ES

Liquid rheology additive for aqueous and water-reducible coating systems for improving anti-sagging and anti-settling properties. The additive is also especially suited for manufacturing aqueous pigment concentrates. BYK-7420 ES creates thixotropic flow behavior. Post-addition is possible.


BYK-DYNWET 800 N

Silicone-free substrate wetting agent for aqueous coatings, printing inks, adhesives, sealants, and glass fiber sizings. Low foam stabilization. Reduces the dynamic surface tension and is particularly suitable for high-speed machines.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

CARBOBYK-9810

Highly filled, water-borne carbon nanotube dispersion for enhancing mechanical properties, electrical conductivity, and antistatic behaviour. The additive is not available in the North American market.


DISPERBYK-191

VOC and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coating systems and adhesives. Suitable for binder-free and binder-containing pigment concentrates. Particularly optimized for emulsion systems.

DISPERBYK-199

VOC-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coatings and adhesives as well as pigment concentrates for stabilizing organic and inorganic pigments.

DISPERBYK-2015

VOC- and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coatings, printing inks and adhesives. For binder-free pigment concentrates.


LAPONITE-SL 25

Ready-for-use concentrated aqueous dispersion of layered silicate rheological additive for water-borne systems.
Used in highly filled surface coatings. Synergistic benefits when used in combinations with polymer based co-thickeners.
Forms low viscosity pre-mixes in water, which thicken on addition to formulations.


OPTIFLO-T 1000

VOC-free associative thickener based on HEUR technology for aqueous architectural coatings. Strongest Newtonian flow.


OPTIGEL-WA

Rheology additive based on an activated phyllosilicate for aqueous coating systems and dispersion-based construction applications to generate thixotropic flow behavior.

OPTIGEL-WX

Rheology additive based on an activated phyllosilicate for aqueous systems and mineral pre-mix mortars to generate thixotropic flow behaviour.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.