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BYK WEBseminar

Let your surface shine and sparkle! Perfect aluminum orientation in water-based topcoats

May 22, 2024

60 minutes - online - free of charge - available in two different time zones - only in English

This WEBseminar highlights the BYK additive portfolio which can be used to achieve superb metallic orientation in water-based topcoat formulations. It shows the best way to mix aluminum slurries and corresponding paint formulations. Our application experts will answer your questions and will be available for in-depth discussions, personal consultations, or queries after the WEBseminar.


  • Understanding the huge effect of different additives on aluminum orientation
  • Formulation and handling advice
  • Achieving perfect effect pigment orientation by using
    • rheology additives
    • wetting and dispersing additives


Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tanja Berning

Tanja Berning

End Use Specialist

Special Coatings

Alicia Rolles

Alicia Rolles

Technical Service

Special Coatings

Session 1

Session 2

Your guide to a perfect aluminum topcoat

  • Wetting and dispersing additives for aluminum stabilization
  • Rheology control
  • The final finish for the best shine and sparkle


Please feel free to choose the session according to your time zone. They will have the same content. Session 1 is for the region Asia/Europe and session 2 is for the region America/Europe.







Product highlights

All products featured at this WEBseminar can be found here. Find the additive sample you need:

Don´t miss the exclusive opportunity to:

  • Be given guidance on BYK additive selection and formulation
  • Learn about necessary steps for a perfect aluminum orientation
  • See pictures, watch videos, and observe demonstration effects

Who should attend this WEBseminar?

  • Formulators
  • Lab managers and technicians
  • R&D specialists
  • Raw material coordinators


Do I need any special software to join?

We will stream the WEBseminar with a software tool called Microsoft Teams. If you don’t have it installed on your computer, you can participate by using the following internet browsers:

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
How do I log in to the virtual session?

After your registration, we will send you the login data for this exclusive WEBseminar via email.

How much does it cost to participate?

Participation is free of charge. Streaming the WEBseminar can incur costs for the necessary data volume of your internet provider.

Will I also receive a certificate?

Every registered participant will get a certificate of attendance and will receive a link to download all presentations after the WEBseminar. In order to send your certificate, we need some personal data from you. We will ask for this when you register for the WEBseminar.

Attention: Without your personal data, we can’t provide you a certificate of attendance. So please register even if you watch our WEBseminar together with your colleagues.

How do I cancel my participation?

Please get in touch with us if you have to cancel your participation. If one of your colleagues wants to participate instead of you, please ask him or her to get in touch with us to receive a new, individual access account.

Can I watch the WEBseminar again after the event?

Even if you cannot attend the WEBseminar live, you will not miss anything. Simply register for the WEBseminar via the registration button. After the WEBseminar you will receive an email with a link where you can watch everything again.

Data protection

Participants might be able to see the names of the other WEBseminar participants.

Want to participate?

Please register by Wednesday, May 22, 2024. After your registration, we will send you a confirmation and the login data for this exclusive WEBseminar via email.

Questions or comments?

Just fill in the contact form below. Our seminar team looks forward to supporting you.