BYK

Additives for Automotive OEM Coatings: Base coats

AQUATIX 8421

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


BYK-011

Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer for aqueous coating systems (also radiation curable systems). Particularly recommended for two pack polyurethane systems. Very good recoatability.

BYK-015

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

BYK-028

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous high gloss emulsion systems and adhesives. Easy incorporation.

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-320

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems with a slight reduction of surface tension and slight increase of surface slip. Good leveling with defoaming properties; also recommended for ambient curing plastic systems.

BYK-326

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne, aqueous, and 100 % coatings with a slight reduction in surface tension and a slight increase in surface slip. Particularly suitable for good leveling.
 

BYK-331

Silicone surface additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free, and aqueous coatings and printing inks with a medium reduction of surface tension and a medium increase of slip.

BYK-347

Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, 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. Particularly good recoatability with thin layers (automotive coatings).

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.

BYK-381

Polyacrylate-based surface additive for aqueous coatings and adhesives to improve leveling. Improves the leveling and substrate wetting in aqueous and radiation-curable printing inks and overprint varnishes.

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-3550

Substrate wetting agent and leveling agent based on a silicone acrylate copolymer for solvent-borne coating systems. Strong reduction of the surface tension combined with very good recoatability.

BYK-3560

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

BYK-3565

Surface-active additive to improve leveling and increase the surface energy of aqueous, solvent-borne, UV and 100% systems with anti-cratering properties, especially in aqueous systems.

BYK-3566

Surface-active additive to improve leveling and increase the surface energy of aqueous, solvent borne, UV and 100 % systems with moderate anti-cratering properties.

Currently not available in North America.


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.


BYK-SYNERGIST 2100

Pigment synergist for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems. Improves the effectiveness of polymeric wetting and dispersing additives when stabilizing phthalocyanine blue and green, organic violet pigments and carbon blacks.


CERAFAK 103

Wax dispersion on the basis of an EAA copolymer wax for solvent-borne effect coating systems, especially for automotive coatings. Improves the orientation of effect pigments and reduces settling in the container.

CERAFAK 106

Wax dispersion on the basis of an EVA copolymer wax for solvent-borne effect coating systems, especially for automotive coatings. Improves the orientation of effect pigments and reduces settling in the container.

CERAFAK 110

Wax dispersion on the basis of an EVA copolymer wax for solvent-borne effect coating systems, especially for automotive coating. Improves the orientation of effect pigments and reduces settling in the container. Aromatic-free variant of CERAFAK 106.


CERATIX 8561

Wax dispersion for solvent-borne effect coating systems based on an EVA copolymer to improve the orientation of effect pigments.

CERATIX 8563

Wax dispersion for solvent-borne effect coating systems based on a blend of EVA and EAA copolymer waxes to improve the orientation of effect pigments.

CERATIX 8566

Aromatic-free wax dispersion for solvent-borne effect coating systems based on an EVA copolymer to improve the orientation of effect pigments.


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-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-162

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and pigment concentrates. Particularly suitable for stabilizing carbon blacks as well as organic pigments, especially in two-pack PU wood and furniture coatings.

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-184

Wetting and dispersion additive for aqueous coating systems and for aqueous pigment concentrates which contain resin.

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-192

VOC and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coating systems, printing inks and liquid color masterbatches for thermoplastics and to manufacture pastes for unsaturated polyester resin systems or gel coats. Particularly suitable for producing stable effect pigment dispersions.

DISPERBYK-2000

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

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-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-2060

Wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and glycol-containing inorganic pigment concentrates to color aqueous and solvent-borne architectural coatings. Also particularly suitable for effect pigment slurries.

DISPERBYK-2080

Wetting and dispersing additive to stabilize titanium dioxide, inorganic pigments and fillers in aqueous coating systems without negatively impacting the water, corrosion or stain resistance. Particularly recommended for use in aqueous anti-corrosive primers and direct-to-metal systems as well as aqueous wood and furniture coatings.

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


LAPONITE-RD

Highly shear thinning layered silicate rheological additive for water-borne systems.
Used in surface coatings, household products and general and industrial applications. Also used to stabilize emulsions.
Synergistic benefits are developed when formulated in combinations with polymer based co-thickeners.


RHEOBYK-410

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.

RHEOBYK-440

Liquid rheology additive based on a polyamide to improve the anti-sagging and anti-settling properties as well as the effect pigment orientation in aqueous coating systems. Extremely shear-thinning.

RHEOBYK-7410 ET

Liquid rheology additive to generate highly thixotropic flow behavior for medium-polarity solvent-borne and solvent-free systems.

RHEOBYK-7420 ES

Liquid rheology additive to generate thixotropic flow behavior in aqueous and highly polar systems to improve the anti-sagging and anti-settling properties.