BYK

Additives for Wood & Furniture Coatings

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.

AQUACER 539

Paraffin wax emulsion for improved surface characteristics in aqueous coatings and printing inks.

AQUACER 593

Polypropylene-based wax emulsion for reducing the surface slip (anti-slip effect) of aqueous coatings and printing inks.


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-012

VOC-free and silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for aqueous coatings, adhesives, and paper coatings. Particularly suitable for premium high-gloss architectural coatings. Optimal effect despite addition of smallest amounts only.

BYK-019

Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous pigment concentrates for use in coatings, printing inks and overprint varnishes. Prevents foam during grinding. Long-term and shear stability. Particularly suitable for resin-free grinds (slurries).

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-065

Silicone defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems.

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-077

Silicone-containing leveling additive with good defoaming properties for solvent-borne coating systems.

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-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-307

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks and adhesive systems, with strong reduction of surface tension. Very good substrate wetting, prevents cratering, and increases surface slip. Solvent-free alternative to BYK-306.

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-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-342

Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free and aqueous coating systems with a strong reduction in the surface tension. Excellent substrate wetting, prevents cratering and increases surface slip.

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-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-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-1711

Polymer-based silicone-free defoamer for aqueous coating systems. The additive has a broad application spectrum

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.


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-DYNWET 800 N

Silicone-free substrate wetting agent for aqueous coatings, printing inks, adhesives, sealants, and glass fiber sizings. Low foam stabilization. Reduces the dynamic surface tension and is particularly suitable for high-speed machines.


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-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 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 970

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

CERAFLOUR 988

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

CERAFLOUR 994

Micronized additive based on an amide wax for solvent-borne coating systems and powder coatings. To improve scratch resistance and sandability, electrostatic charge of powder coatings and meat release properties in can coatings.

CERAFLOUR 996

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

CERAFLOUR 998

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


CLAYTONE-40

Organophilic bentonite  for aliphatic solvent-borne systems.
CLAYTONE-40 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-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-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-2008

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

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-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-2015

VOC- and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coatings, printing inks and adhesives. For binder-free pigment concentrates.

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-2081

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

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-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.


GARAMITE-1958

Powdered rheology additive based on organophilic phyllosilicates for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems to increase the storage stability and sag resistance.

GARAMITE-7303

Powdered rheology additive for non-polar to medium-polar solvent-borne and solvent-free systems to increase the storage stability and sag resistance.


LAPONITE-S 482

Highly shear thinning layered silicate rheological additive for water-borne systems.
Used in highly filled surface coatings and general applications. Synergistic benefits when used in combinations with polymer based co-thickeners.
Forms low viscosity pre-mixes in water, which thicken on addition to formulations.


NANOBYK-3603

VOC-free inorganic additive on the basis of aluminum oxide nanoparticles for aqueous architectural, industrial, wood and furniture coatings, and car polishes to improve scratch resistance.

NANOBYK-3605

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

NANOBYK-3610

Nanoparticle dispersion (surface-treated aluminum oxide) to improve the scratch resistance of solvent-borne wood coatings and industrial coatings.

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.