Markets Overview

Explore our application recommendations to find the right product solution for the challenge in your system. With BYK additives you are one step ahead of the market. BYK’s product portfolio covers a wide range of wetting and dispersing additives, rheology and surface additives as well as adhesion promoters, UV absorbers, wax and processing additives, and nanotechnology-based additives.



BYK coatings additives help you meet the challenges typically appearing in paint formulations and offer customized solutions with regard to improved pigment wetting, defoaming, air release, substrate wetting or surface slip. Using BYK additives you will also meet the requirements for water and scratch resistance, increased adhesion to aged coating surfaces or UV protection, to name but a few.


BYK plastics additives are used to optimize nearly all aspects of your system. With BYK plastics additives you are able to positively influence the processing properties of your system as well as its mechanical and aesthetical properties and, ultimately, the quality of your final product. BYK plastics additives are typically used in the following application fields:

Additives for Industrial Applications

The application areas are versatile and so are the required additives. BYK additives provide you solutions for pigment stabilization, defoaming, improved surface properties and rheology control in aqueous, solvent-borne and solvent-free formulations.