BYK Additives & Instruments

Additives for Paper Coatings and Converting: Coated surface enhancement

AQUACER 507

HDPE-based wax emulsion for improved surface properties in aqueous coating systems.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 513

HDPE-based VOC-free wax emulsion for improving the surface protection in aqueous coatings and printing inks as well as in aqueous care products and polishes.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 527

Wax emulsion based on a modified EVA copolymer wax to improve surface characteristics in aqueous coating systems and printing inks.

AQUACER 528

Emulsion based on an ethylene-acrylic acid-copolymer wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous care products. Strong anti-slip effect and good foot traffic resistance.

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 539

Paraffin wax emulsion for improved surface characteristics in aqueous coatings and printing inks.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 581

Wax emulsion based on carnauba wax for aqueous paper coatings to improve surface slip, scratch-resistance, uniformity of printing ink acceptance, and ink setoff. Anti-caking additive for thermoplastics and hotmelts.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 582

Emulsion based on a polyethylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous seed coatings.

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. 
AQUACER 595

Emulsion based on a modified polypropylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous care products. Strong anti-slip effect and good dirt repulsion. In aqueous leather finishes it produces an anti-slip and anti-tack effect.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 1061

Emulsion of an ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer wax for improving the surface characteristics of paper.

AQUACER 1510

Polypropylene wax emulsion for aqueous glass fiber sizings to improve the mechanical properties in glass fiber- reinforced PP compounds.

AQUACER 1547

Anionic wax emulsion on the basis of oxidized HDPE for aqueous can and paper coatings to improve scratch resistance in coatings and barrier properties of paper surfaces.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 2500

Wax emulsion on the basis of modified PE for aqueous foil and paper coatings to improve slip and abrasion resistance.

Compliant with FDA and/or EU food contact regulations. 
AQUACER 8035

Emulsion based on a HD polyethylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous coating systems.
AQUACER 8035 is only available in USA, Mexico and Canada.

(Only available in North America)
AQUACER 8060

Emulsion based on a HD polyethylene wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous coatings.

AQUACER 8060 is only available in USA, Mexico, and Canada.

(Only available in North America)
AQUACER 8227

Emulsion based on EVA copolymer wax for improving the surface properties of aqueous care products. Provides anti-slip effect and good buffability.
AQUACER 8227 is only available in USA, Mexico and Canada.

(Only available in North America)
AQUACER 8603

Aqueous carnauba wax emulsion for care products and polishes.
AQUACER 8603 is only available in USA, Mexico and Canada.

(Only available in North America)
AQUACER 8880

Ammonia dispersion based on an ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer for improving surface properties and heat seal properties of aqueous coatings.
AQUACER 8880 is only available in USA, Mexico and Canada.

(Only available in North America)

AQUAMAT 272

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


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-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-3560

Silicone- and fluorine-free surface additive for increasing the surface energy in aqueous, solvent-borne, UV-curable, and high-solid systems.


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.