BYK

Additives for Industrial Coatings: Solvent-borne and solvent-free

ANTI-TERRA-204

Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne medium-polar to non-polar thick layer systems and primers to prevent fillers and inorganic pigments from settling and to gel bentonites.


BYK-052 N

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

BYK-054

Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems, particularly polyurethane, epoxy coatings.

BYK-066 N

Silicone defoamer for solvent-free and solvent-borne coatings, printing inks, and ambient curing plastic systems on the basis of epoxy resin and polyurethane. Standard silicone defoamer for all solvent-borne systems. Good balance between effectiveness and compatibility.

BYK-088

Defoamer based on silicones and polymers for solvent-free and solvent-borne coatings, printing inks, ambient curing plastic systems as well as adhesives and sealants. Aromatic-free.

BYK-220 S

Wetting and dispersing additive for ambient-curing plastic systems and solvent-borne coatings to achieve pigment stabilization and to reduce flooding/floating. Contains silicone.

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-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-327

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free, radiation-curable and aqueous systems to improve leveling. Has a defoaming effect in floor coatings.

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-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-361 N

Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, for UV-reactive printing inks and overprint varnishes as well as powder coatings. Improves leveling and prevents craters. Also suitable for ambient curing plastic systems. Solvent-free version of BYK-358 N.

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-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-1788

VOC- and silicone-free polymer defoamer for solvent-borne, high-solid, and solvent-free systems. Particularly suitable for 100 % UV systems. Broadly compatible defoamer, particularly recommended for clear coat systems and thermosets.

BYK-1790

Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer for solvent-free, radiation-curing wood and industrial coatings, printing inks and adhesives. Suitable for pigmented and unpigmented coating systems.

BYK-1798

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous and radiation-curable systems.

BYK-1799

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for solvent-borne, high-solid, and solvent-free systems. Particularly suitable for 100 % UV systems. Extremely high defoaming action. Especially recommended for matted and pigmented systems and printing inks.

BYK-3455

Fluorine-free, silicone-containing additive for improving substrate wetting and leveling in aqueous systems and solvent-free UV coatings.

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-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-4510

Adhesion promoter for solvent-borne and aqueous systems on metallic substrates and glass.

BYK-4511

Polymeric adhesion promoter for solvent-free and solvent-borne (also high solid) two-pack epoxy resin systems and baking systems.

BYK-4512

Adhesion promoter for solvent-borne systems applied to metal substrates.

BYK-9076

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, adhesives, PVC plastisols, ambient curing resin systems, and for the production of color masterbatches for thermoplastics. Particularly recommended for carbon black pigments. Prevents separation and improves the fiber wetting in SMC/BMC formulations.


BYK-A 530

Silicone and polymer-containing defoamer/air release additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, for plastic systems (ambient-curing and pultrusion applications), adhesives and sealants. Particularly recommended for epoxy resin systems.


BYK-P 104

Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, medium-polarity to high-polarity coatings to prevent the flooding/floating of titanium dioxide in combination with colored pigments.

BYK-P 104 S

Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, medium-polarity to high-polarity coatings to prevent the flooding/floating of titanium dioxide in combination with
colored pigments. Contains silicone to improve flooding/floating behavior.


BYK-SILCLEAN 3700

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems to improve the easy-to-clean effect. Hydroxy-functional. Permanent effect after cross-linking.


BYK-UV 3505

Crosslinkable surface additive for radiation curable systems for improving substrate wetting, scratch resistance, and easy-to-clean properties.

BYK-UV 3535

Crosslinkable surface additive for radiation curable systems for improving leveling and recoatability.


CERAFAK 100

Wax dispersion on the basis of an EVA copolymer wax for solvent-borne effect coating systems. 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.


CERAFLOUR 913

Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve very fine surface textures. Provides a soft feel effect and matting properties.

CERAFLOUR 914

Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve fine surface textures.

CERAFLOUR 915

Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve medium surface textures.

CERAFLOUR 916

Micronized, modified HDPE wax/polymer mixture for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve medium to coarse surface textures.

CERAFLOUR 917

Temperature stable wax additive with excellent shear stability for solvent-borne and aqueous coating systems.

CERAFLOUR 920

Micronized organic polymer for solvent-borne and aqueous coatings and printing inks for matting. In UV-curable powder coatings it improves surface hardness and has a matting effect.

CERAFLOUR 925 N

Finely micronized wax additive for aqueous and solvent-borne systems for increasing slip with simultaneous improvement of scratch resistance.

CERAFLOUR 929 N

Micronized, modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous coating systems for improving surface protection and for matting.

CERAFLOUR 950

Micronized wax based on modified HDPE for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and printing inks as well as powder coatings to improve the scratch resistance, soft-feel effect and matting. The additive is particularly suitable for radiation-curable formulations.

CERAFLOUR 970

Micronized polypropylene-based wax for solvent-borne coating systems and powder coatings to improve anti-slip properties and for matting.

CERAFLOUR 996

Micronized, PTFE-modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne coatings and powder coatings to improve surface properties.

CERAFLOUR 1000

Biodegradable, micronized polymer with wax-like properties based on renewable raw materials for aqueous, solvent-borne and solvent-free systems for matting and improving surface protection and haptics (soft feel effect). Good matting, especially also in radiation curable systems.


CERAMAT 258

Wax dispersion based on an oxidized HDPE wax for solvent-borne coatings to improve the scratch resistance, for matting and to generate a soft-feel effect.


CERATIX 8561

Wax dispersion for solvent-borne effect coating systems based on an EVA copolymer 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.


CLAYTONE-40

Organophilic bentonite  for aliphatic solvent-borne systems.
CLAYTONE-40 is a conventional organoclay requiring a polar activator. 

CLAYTONE-AF

Organophilic bentonite  for aliphatic solvent-borne systems.
CLAYTONE-AF is self-activating and easy to disperse. 

CLAYTONE-APA

Organophilic bentonite  for aromatic solvent-borne systems.
CLAYTONE-APA is self-activating and easy to disperse.

CLAYTONE-HT

Organophilic bentonite  for aliphatic to aromatic solvent-borne systems.
CLAYTONE-HT is a conventional organoclay requiring a polar activator.

CLAYTONE-HY

Organophilic bentonite for aliphatic to aromatic solvent-borne systems.
CLAYTONE-HY is self-activating and easy to disperse.


DISPERBYK-103

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne matting agent pastes.

DISPERBYK-108

Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and printing inks as well as pigment concentrates. Solvent-free version of DISPERBYK-107.

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-142

High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and pigment concentrates. Particularly suitable for stabilizing pigments in epoxy resins.

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-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-2008

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free UV coatings and high-solid systems to improve matting using silica-based matting agents.

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-2055

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

DISPERBYK-2152

Emission-free, hyperbranched wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free epoxy systems and other reactive systems; conforms to the German AgBB.

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-2164

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and pigment concentrates. Cost-effective alternative to DISPERBYK-164 and DISPERBYK-167.

DISPERBYK-2205

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free liquid coatings, printing inks and inkjet inks to stabilize inorganic and organic pigments.


NANOBYK-3605

Nanoparticle dispersion to improve the scratch and abrasion resistance of solvent-free and solvent-borne radiation curable systems.

NANOBYK-3650

Nanoparticle dispersion (surface-treated silica) to improve the scratch resistance of solvent-borne coatings which are used as automotive coatings, industrial coatings or wood and furniture coatings.

NANOBYK-3652

Nanoparticle dispersion (surface-treated silica) to improve the scratch resistance of solvent-borne clear coatings which are used as automotive coatings, industrial coatings or wood and furniture coatings.


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-D 410

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