BYK

Additives for Wood & Furniture Coatings: Decorative foil systems

AQUACER 513

HDPE-based VOC-free wax emulsion for improving the surface protection in aqueous coatings and printing inks as well as in aqueous care products and polishes.


AQUAMAT 208

VOC-free, matting wax dispersion based on oxidized HDPE for aqueous coatings to improve surface properties.

AQUAMAT 272 N

Matting wax dispersion based on modified PE for aqueous coatings, as well as printing inks and overprint varnishes for improved surface protection.


AQUATIX 8421

Rheology-modifying wax emulsion based on a modified EVA copolymer wax to improve the effect pigment orientation in aqueous 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-028

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

BYK-052 N

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

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-093

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous wood, architectural and industrial coatings and adhesives. Extremely all-purpose. The finished coating has outstanding long-term stability in cold and hot storage. Easy to incorporate. Suitable for clear coatings, pigmented systems and all common types of application.

BYK-094

VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous coating systems, printing inks, overprint varnishes and adhesive systems. Compatible defoamer. All purpose and easy to incorporate.

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-323

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-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-348

Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, adhesives, 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.

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-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-370

Silicone-containing surface additive, polyester-modified, for solvent-borne coating systems and UP gel coats. OH-functional. Strongly reduces surface tension.

BYK-377

Silicone surface additive for solvent-free, radiation curable, and solvent-borne coatings, adhesives, and printing inks with a strong reduction of surface tension. Hydroxy-functional and solvent-free.

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-394

Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne coil coatings and wood and furniture coatings. Improves leveling and enhances tape release. OH-functional.

BYK-1781

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous systems to remove microfoam generated during application.

BYK-1786

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous systems to remove microfoam generated during application.

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-1791

Aromatic-free, polymer-based defoamer (silicone-free) for radiation-curing systems (wood and industrial coatings, printing inks and adhesives) that has a spontaneous defoaming effect as well as high transparency and low cratering tendency.

BYK-1794

Emission-free and silicone-free polymeric defoamer for solvent-borne, solvent-free, high solids, and UV 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-3456

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

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.


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-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-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-SILCLEAN 3720

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


BYK-UV 3500

Crosslinking, silicone-containing surface additive for radiation-curable printing inks, coatings and adhesives with a considerable reduction in surface tension. Very good substrate wetting and tape release, increases the surface slip and improves leveling.

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.


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 927 N

Micronized, modified polyethylene wax for improving mechanical properties and for matting aqueous systems.

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 988

Micronized, amide-modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems to improve the surface properties.

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.


DISPERBYK-103

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

DISPERBYK-2008

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

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-2158

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free, UV-curing coating systems to disperse and stabilize untreated and treated silica-based matting agents. Excellent viscosity reduction and improvement in matting properties.

DISPERBYK-2159

Wetting and dispersing additive for UV-curing solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems, and conventional solvent-borne coating systems for dispersing and stabilizing untreated and treated silica-based matting agents. Excellent viscosity reduction and improvement in matting properties.


NANOBYK-3605

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

NANOBYK-3620

VOC-free, aqueous dispersion made up of nanohybrid particles to protect glossy, aqueous, pigmented and unpigmented top-coats against scratching and abrasion. 

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.


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-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 3300 VF

VOC-free associative thickener (HEUR) for aqueous systems to generate a slightly pseudoplastic flow behavior.

RHEOBYK-H 7500 VF

VOC-free associative thickener (HEUR) for aqueous systems, especially for spray applications, to generate a highly pseudoplastic flow behavior.

RHEOBYK-H 7625 VF

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