BYK Additives & Instruments

Additives for Inkjet Inks: Drop-on-demand (DOD)

AQUACER 530

Wax emulsion for improved surface characteristics in aqueous printing inks, overprint varnishes, wood and furniture coatings as well as inkjet inks.

AQUACER 531

Wax emulsion on modified PE basis to improve surface properties of aqueous coatings and printing inks. Anti-caking additive for thermoplastics and hot-melt adhesives.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 593

Polypropylene-based wax emulsion for reducing the surface slip (anti-slip effect) of aqueous coatings and printing inks.

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-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-066 N

Silicone defoamer for solvent-free and solvent-borne coatings, printing inks, and ambient curing plastic systems on the basis of epoxy resin and polyurethane. Standard silicone defoamer for all solvent-borne systems. Good balance between effectiveness and compatibility.

BYK-315 N

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems, in particular automotive coatings. Slight reduction in the surface tension and slight increase in surface slip. No blushing after water immersion test.

BYK-315 N replaces BYK-315.

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-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-361 N

Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, for UV-reactive printing inks and overprint varnishes as well as powder coatings. Improves leveling and prevents craters. Also suitable for ambient curing plastic systems. Solvent-free version of BYK-358 N.

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-1770

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous architectural coatings. Particularly suitable for thick layer systems with airless/airmix application. Solvent-free.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-1790

Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer for solvent-free, radiation-curing wood and industrial coatings, printing inks and adhesives. Suitable for pigmented and unpigmented coating systems.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
BYK-1798

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

BYK-3400

Silicone-containing substrate wetting additive for aqueous coatings, adhesives and maintenance products to reduce the surface tension. Good substrate wetting, no increase in the surface slip.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
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-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-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-9077

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, adhesives, PVC plastisols, ambient curing resin systems, SMC, pultrusion, and solvent-free UV printing inks. Production of color masterbatches for thermoplastics. Particularly recommended for basic carbon black pigments.


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-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. 

BYKJET-9131

High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne inkjet inks.Recommended for all pigments.

BYKJET-9132

High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne inkjet inks. Particularly recommended for magenta, cyan and yellow pigments.

BYKJET-9150

High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free UV-curable inkjet inks. Suitable for all pigment types.

BYKJET-9151

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, aqueous and UV-curing inkjet inks

BYKJET-9152

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for dispersing and stabilizing organic pigments and carbon blacks in solvent-borne, aqueous and UV-curable inkjet inks.

BYKJET-9170

High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous inkjet inks. Suitable for all pigment types.


BYK-UV 3500

Crosslinking, silicone-containing surface additive for radiation-curable printing inks, coatings and adhesives with a considerable reduction in surface tension. Very good substrate wetting and tape release, increases the surface slip and improves leveling.

BYK-UV 3505

Crosslinkable surface additive for radiation curable systems for improving substrate wetting, scratch resistance, and easy-to-clean properties.

BYK-UV 3530

Crosslinking, silicone-containing surface additive for aqueous, radiation-curable printing inks and overprint varnishes with a considerable reduction in the surface tension and very good substrate wetting. No influence on the surface slip. Improves leveling in 100 % UV systems.

BYK-UV 3575

Crosslinkable surface additive for radiation curable systems for improving substrate wetting and leveling.


DISPERBYK-110

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and printing inks for stabilizing inorganic pigments, in particular titanium dioxide. Strong reduction of millbase viscosity.

DISPERBYK-111

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and printing inks for stabilizing inorganic pigments, in particular titanium dioxide. Strong reduction of millbase viscosity.

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-161

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne automotive and industrial coatings and pigment concentrates. Particularly suitable for stabilizing carbon blacks with a fine particle size as well as organic pigments, especially in two-pack PU and baking systems. Outstanding reduction of millbase viscosity.

DISPERBYK-163

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and pigment concentrates. Stabilizes pigments of all types. Broad compatibility for all-purpose solvent-borne pigment concentrates on the basis of aldehyde and acrylate grinding resins.

DISPERBYK-168

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free radiation-curable coatings, printing inks and adhesives.

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-190

VOC and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coating systems, printing inks and adhesives. Standard additive for binder-free pigment concentrates. Suitable for all pigments.

DISPERBYK-2001

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne automotive coatings to stabilize pigments in base coats which contain CAB. Particularly strong reduction in millbase viscosity. Increases the jetness of carbon blacks in automotive coatings.
 

DISPERBYK-2010

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

DISPERBYK-2152

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

DISPERBYK-2155

VOC and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems, floor coatings, and printing inks. Particularly recommended for the manufacture of pigment concentrates with broad compatibility. The 100 % active substance makes it particularly suitable for high-solid and solvent-free systems.

DISPERBYK-2200

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free liquid coatings, powder coatings, printing inks, and inkjet inks to stabilize phthalocyanine pigments and carbon blacks

DISPERBYK-2205

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free liquid coatings, printing inks and inkjet inks to stabilize inorganic and organic pigments.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 

NANOBYK-3605

Nanoparticle dispersion to improve the scratch and abrasion resistance of solvent-free and solvent-borne radiation curable systems.

NANOBYK-3620

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

NANOBYK-3650

Nanoparticle dispersion (surface-treated silica) to improve the scratch resistance of solvent-borne coatings which are used as automotive coatings, industrial coatings or wood and furniture coatings.

NANOBYK-3652

Nanoparticle dispersion (surface-treated silica) to improve the scratch resistance of solvent-borne clear coatings which are used as automotive coatings, industrial coatings or wood and furniture coatings.