BYK Additives & Instruments

Additives for Adhesives & Sealants: Solvent-borne, solvent-free

BYK-067 A

Silicone defoamer for solvent-free and solvent-borne printing inks and overprint varnishes as well as adhesives, sealants, and ambient curing plastic systems. Solvent-free version of BYK-066 N. Odorless.

BYK-088

Defoamer based on silicones and polymers for solvent-free and solvent-borne coatings, printing inks, ambient curing plastic systems as well as adhesives and sealants. Aromatic-free.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-307

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks and adhesive systems, with strong reduction of surface tension. Very good substrate wetting, prevents cratering, and increases surface slip. Solvent-free alternative to BYK-306.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-310

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks, adhesive systems and ambient-curing plastic systems with a strong reduction in the surface tension. Thermostable up to 210 °C.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-333

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free, solvent-borne and aqueous coating systems, printing inks and adhesive systems as well as ambient-curing plastic systems. Strong reduction of surface tension.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-378

Solvent-free silicone surface additive for water-borne, solvent-borne, and solvent-free systems that increases surface slip and significantly reduces the surface tension at low doses. Low foam stabilization.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-430

Liquid rheology additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free medium-polarity systems to improve anti-sagging and anti-settling properties. The additive is particularly suitable for thick layer systems due to its pseudoplastic flow behavior.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-431

Liquid rheology additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free non-polar systems to improve anti-sagging and anti-settling properties. The additive is particularly suitable for thick layer systems due to its pseudoplastic flow behavior.

BYK-1794

Emission-free and silicone-free polymeric defoamer for solvent-borne, solvent-free, high solids, and UV systems.

BYK-7410 ET

Liquid rheology additive for medium-polarity solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems as well as PVC plastisols and ambient-curing resin systems. The additive creates highly thixotropic flow behavior and consequently improves the anti-sagging and anti-settling properties. Post-addition is possible.

BYK-9076

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, adhesives, PVC plastisols, ambient curing resin systems, and for the production of color masterbatches for thermoplastics. Particularly recommended for carbon black pigments. Prevents separation and improves the fiber wetting in SMC/BMC formulations.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

BYK-A 515

Silicone-free polymer-based air release additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free epoxy and PUR systems and adhesives. Improves fiber wetting and is also used in pultrusion. For highly thixotropic gel coats and acrylic resins (syrup).

BYK-A 525

Defoamer/air release agent for potting compounds, sealants and adhesives (polyurethane and epoxy). Contains silicone.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-A 530

Silicone and polymer-containing defoamer/air release additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, for plastic systems (ambient-curing and pultrusion applications), adhesives and sealants. Particularly recommended for epoxy resin systems.

BYK-A 535

Silicone-free air release additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free epoxy and polyurethane systems.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-A 550

Silicone-free air-release additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne UP systems and adhesives. Excellent air release qualities with a minor tendency for turbidity in unsaturated polyester resins. Particularly suitable for transparent systems.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

BYK-P 105

Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free adhesives as well as ambient-curing resin systems to stabilize fillers. Solvent-free version
of BYK-P 104.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

BYK-R 605

Liquid rheology additive for plastic applications such as vinylester and epoxy resins, unsaturated polyester resins, and gel coats to reinforce the rheological effectiveness of fumed silica. Facilitates silica incorporation, prevents separation, and increases/stabilizes thixotropic behavior.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-R 606

Solvent-free rheology additive for plastic applications such as vinylester and epoxy resins, unsaturated polyester resins, and gel coats to reinforce the rheological effectiveness of fumed silica. Facilitates silica incorporation, prevents separation, and increases/stabilizes thixotropic behavior.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-R 607

Rheology additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne systems to enhance the rheological properties in conjunction with hydrophilic fumed silica and clay additives.


BYK-W 940

Wetting and dispersing additive for mineral fillers in unsaturated resin systems and adhesives. The additive prevents the flooding/floating and settling of pigments and fillers in epoxy and VE/UP-based laminates. Reduction in the flooding/floating of colored pigments in gel coats.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-W 961

Wetting and dispersing additive against settling in ambient curing resin systems. Specifically for mineral-filled PU systems.

BYK-W 966

Wetting and dispersing additive for filled unsaturated polyester resins as well as acrylic, PU and epoxy resins to reduce viscosity and prevent settling. For fiber reinforced spray-up and hand lay-up resins, adhesives and cobalt-accelerated putty compounds. Aromatic-free solution of ANTI-TERRA-U 100.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-W 969

Wetting and dispersing additive for amide accelerated UP, EP, PUR systems and adhesives to reduce viscosity in mineral-filled systems. Embedded into the polymer matrix due to their OH functionality. Prolonged gelling time in cobalt-accelerated UP resins.

BYK-W 980

Wetting and dispersing additive to reduce viscosity and prevent fi llers from settling in ambient curing resin systems and adhesives as well as for polyester molding compounds, wet mat molding and pultrusion applications

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-W 985

Wetting and dispersing additive for ambient-curing resin systems and adhesives to reduce the viscosity in mineral-filled systems.

BYK-W 996

Wetting and dispersing additive for filled, unsaturated polyester systems and epoxy systems.

BYK-W 9010

Wetting and dispersing additive for filled, unsaturated polyester systems and epoxy systems.


DISPERBYK-118

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems to stabilize acidic, neutral and basic titanium dioxides, colorful inorganic pigments, transparent iron oxides, fillers and effect pigments.

DISPERBYK-2152

Emission-free, hyperbranched wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free epoxy systems and other reactive systems; conforms to the German AgBB.


GARAMITE-1958

Powdered rheology additive based on organophilic phyllosilicates for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems to increase the storage stability and sag resistance.

GARAMITE-7303

Powdered rheology additive for non-polar to medium-polar solvent-borne and solvent-free systems to increase the storage stability and sag resistance.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
GARAMITE-7305

Powdered rheology additive for polar solvent-borne and solvent-free systems to increase the storage stability and sag resistance.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations.