BYK

Additives for Automotive OEM Coatings: One-coat top coats, solid colors

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-141

Silicone defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems as well as ambient curing plastic systems on polyurethane basis.

BYK-306

Silicone-containing surface additive for ambient-curing plastic systems and solvent-borne coating systems with a strong reduction of surface tension. Excellent substrate wetting, prevents cratering and increases surface slip.

BYK-310

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks, adhesive systems and ambient-curing plastic systems with a strong reduction in the surface tension. Thermostable up to 210 °C.

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-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-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.

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-355

Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems and ambient curing plastic systems to improve leveling. For semi-polar to polar systems.

BYK-358 N

Surface additive on polyacrylate-basis for solvent-borne coating systems and printing inks. Standard leveling additive. No turbidity in clear coats and no haze in pigmented systems.

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.

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-392

Surface additive on polyacrylate basis for solvent-borne baking systems. Promotes leveling, has a spontaneous defoaming effect (particularly for microfoam), and is effective for very short baking times. Suitable for roller application, conventional spraying application, and airless/airmix applications.

BYK-399

Silicone-free surface additive for solvent-borne coatings to improve the leveling and for a moderate reduction in surface tension. Has a defoaming effect at higher doses.

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-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.

BYK-3760

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne, aqueous and UV coating systems as well as printing inks. Strong reduction of the surface tension and increased surface slip with minor foam stabilization.


BYK-ES 80

Conductivity additive for solvent-borne, electrostatically-sprayed coating systems for increasing electrical conductivity.


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.

BYKETOL-OK

Silicone-free surface additive for solvent-borne coatings to prevent surface defectsand to improve leveling.

BYKETOL-WA

Silicone-free surface additive for aqueous coatings to prevent surface defects such as boiling marks, pinholes, bubbles, orange peel and cratering, and to improve leveling.


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.


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-166

High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for organic pigments in solvent-borne systems.

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-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-2013

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for 100 % UV systems and solvent-borne and water-borne UV systems for printing inks and coatings.

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


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-415

Liquid rheology additive for solvent-borne baking coatings and forced drying systems to improve anti-sagging properties.

RHEOBYK-430

Liquid rheology additive for solvent-borne coatings, adhesives, and sealants to improve anti-sagging and anti-settling properties.

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.

RHEOBYK-H 7625 VF

VOC-, APEO- and tin-free associative thickener (HEUR) for aqueous systems to generate highly pseudoplastic flow behavior.