BYK Additives & Instruments

Additives for Industrial Coatings: 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.


AQUAMAT 272

Matting wax dispersion based on modified PE for aqueous coatings, as well as printing inks and overprint varnishes for improved surface protection.


AQUATIX 8421

Rheology-modifying wax emulsion based on a modified EVA copolymer wax to improve the effect pigment orientation in aqueous coatings.


BYK-015

Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer with anti-popping properties for aqueous coatings. Particularly recommended for automotive and industrial coatings.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-019

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous pigment concentrates for use in coatings, printing inks and overprint varnishes. Prevents foam during grinding. Long-term and shear stability. Particularly suitable for resin-free grinds (slurries).

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-023

VOC-free silicone defoamer on the basis of an emulsion for aqueous emulsion paints, printing inks, adhesives, and paper coatings. Preferred incorporation into let-down. Easier to incorporate than BYK-022.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
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-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-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-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-1710

Emissions-free polymer-based defoamer for aqueous, low-emission coatings and adhesives. Silicone-free and mineral oil-free. Very effective in alkyd emulsions and hybrid systems. Complies with guidelines such as, for example, AgBB in Germany and "Le Grenelle Environnement" in France.

BYK-1711

Polymer-based silicone-free defoamer for aqueous coating systems. The additive has a broad application spectrum

BYK-1798

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous and radiation-curable systems.

BYK-3441

Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne and aqueous systems to improve leveling.

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-4509

Adhesion promoter for solvent-borne and aqueous systems applied to metallic substrates.

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-D 420

Liquid rheology additive for aqueous and water-reducible coating systems for improving antisagging and anti-settling properties. The additive is also especially suited for manufacturing aqueous pigment concentrates. BYK-D 420 causes thixotropic flow behavior; post-addition is possible.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

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. 

BYKETOL-AQ

Silicone-free surface additive for aqueous automotive and industrial coatings to prevent bubbles and boiling marks in baking coatings. The additive is HAPS and APEO-free.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

BYK-SILCLEAN 3720

Silicone-containing surface additive for aqueous coating systems to improve the easy-to-clean effect. Hydroxy-functional. Permanent effect after cross-linking.


CERAFLOUR 913

Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve very fine surface textures. Provides a soft feel effect and matting properties.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
CERAFLOUR 914

Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve fine surface textures.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
CERAFLOUR 915

Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve medium surface textures.

CERAFLOUR 916

Micronized, modified HDPE wax/polymer mixture for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve medium to coarse surface textures.

CERAFLOUR 920

Micronized organic polymer for solvent-borne and aqueous coatings and printing inks for matting. In UV-curable powder coatings it improves surface hardness and has a matting effect.

CERAFLOUR 925

Finely micronized wax additive for aqueous and solvent-borne systems for increasing slip with simultaneous improvement of scratch resistance.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
CERAFLOUR 929

Micronized, modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous coating systems for improving surface protection and for matting.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
CERAFLOUR 950

Micronized wax based on modified HDPE for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and printing inks as well as powder coatings to improve the scratch resistance, soft-feel effect and matting. The additive is particularly suitable for radiation-curable formulations.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

DISPERBYK-180

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free and aqueous coating systems, printing inks and adhesives for stabilizing inorganic pigments, in particular titanium dioxide.

DISPERBYK-194 N

Wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous systems and pigment concentrates, especially for use in aqueous two-pack polyurethane and two-pack epoxy systems.

DISPERBYK-2010

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coating systems to produce particularly economical, binder-free pigment concentrates.

DISPERBYK-2012

Wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coatings and printing inks. Particularly suited for grinds that contain binders (emulsions and water-reducible resins) as well as for binder-free pigment concentrates.

DISPERBYK-2015

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

DISPERBYK-2055

100 % wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free, and aqueous cost-sensitive formulations.


NANOBYK-3620

VOC-free, aqueous dispersion made up of nanohybrid particles to protect glossy, aqueous, pigmented and unpigmented top-coats against scratching and abrasion. 


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.