BYK

Additives for Automotive OEM Coatings: Primer surfacers

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-024

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous high gloss emulsion systems, printing inks, overprint varnishes and dispersion adhesives. Compatible defoamer. All-purpose and easy to incorporate.

BYK-051 N

Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis and excellent compatibility with solvent-borne systems.

BYK-052 N

Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems. Standard defoamer for many different applications.

BYK-322

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems with a slight reduction of surface tension and slight increase of surface slip. Thermostable up to 250 °C. Good leveling with defoaming properties.

BYK-346

Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, printing inks and overprint varnishes with strong reduction in surface tension resulting in significantly improved substrate wetting. No increase in surface slip. Solution of BYK-345.

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-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-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.


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.


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-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-199

VOC-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coatings and adhesives as well as pigment concentrates for stabilizing organic and inorganic pigments.

DISPERBYK-2010

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

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-2055

100 % wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free, and aqueous cost-sensitive formulations.

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-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.


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-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.

RHEOBYK-H 7625 VF

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