Allnex is a leading supplier of resins and additives for architectural, industrial, protective, automotive and special purpose coatings and inks. The company’s product range entails innovative liquid resins and additives, radiation cured and powder coating resins and additives and crosslinkers for use on wood, metal, plastic and other surfaces.
• ADDITOL XW 6565
ADDITOL XW 6565 is a universal, glycol-free, polymeric multifunctional grinding medium from Allnex, specially developed for the production of low-VOC point-of-sale (POS) and in-plant colorants.
• ADDITOL XW 6560
Allnex’s new ADDITOL XW 6560 is an ultra-low-VOC combination metal drier designed for easy incorporation into low VOC waterborne alkyd paints. ADDITOL XW 6560 has excellent compatibility with highly modified alkyds and other metal driers enabling fast incorporation in any stage of the paint manufacturing process.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
800-345-3148 or 610-481-6799
Additives offered: Airase defoamers and deaerators, ZetaSperse dispersants, Dynol superwetters, Surfynol wetting agents, Carbowet surfactants and EnviroGem additives.
• Airase Structured Silixane Defoamer Line (SSDL) Defoamers
The Airase SSDL defoamers are a line of formulated, siloxane-based defoamers that have been designed to have predictable performance relative to each other.
• FAZT (Formulators Assistant ZetaSperse Dispersant Tool)
To assist formulators in quickly finding a dispersant for their pigment formulation, Air Products offers the Formulators Assistant ZetaSperse Tool (FAZT) to provide product recommendations and starting point formulations for over a thousand different specific pigment grades.
Charlotte, NC and Wyandotte, MI
800-962-7829 or 800-251-0612
Fax: 800-392-7429 or 800-971-1123
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Additives offered: dispersants, wetting agents, surface modifiers, defoamers, rheology modifiers, film-forming agents, light stabilizers, stabilizers, suspension agents, thickening agents, UV absorbers, waxes, waxes-polyethylene.
• Hydropalat WE 3111
A non-APEO pigment wetting agent for water-based coatings, Hydropalat WE 3111 provides excellent color acceptance and can be used as a dispersing agent in base paints. It is low odor and contains less than 1% VOC.
• Dispex Ultra PX 4575
A VOC-free, dispersing agent for water-based systems with benchmark performance in inorganic pigments, Dispex Ultra PX 4575 offers improved color development and lower viscosities in pigment concentrates containing transparent iron oxides and other inorganic pigments.
Borchers OM Group
Additives offered: Rheology modifiers, thickeners, dispersants, emulsifiers, moisture scavengers, anti-foam agents, flow control, surfactants, driers, zero-VOC cobalt paint curing additives
• Borchi OXY - Coat 1310
Borchi OXY - Coat 1310 is a new product in our patented line of curing additives. It can be used in all coatings oxidatively drying resins, e.g. alkyds, vegetable oils, epoxy esters, polybutadiene.
• Borchi Gol 1376
Borchi Gol 1376 is an effective flow promoter with broad compatibility - including high polarity systems. It eliminates surface defects such as craters, pinholes and spray structures and is thermal resistance up to 300° C. The key applications are BADGE- (Bisphenol-A diglycidyl ether) & BPA (Bisphenol-A) free Can Coatings.
Additives offered: corrosion inhibitors, mold inhibitors, package preservatives, flash rust inhibitors, mold inhibitors, package preservatives, flash rust inhibitors, tannin stain blockers, dispersants, UV light stabilizers, dispersants, flocculants, heavy metal precipitants, defoamers, flame retardants, wood preservatives, anhydrous TMEDA.
• Flamebloc EG
Flamebloc EG is a graphite-based fire retardant providing superior intumescent thermal barrier protection in both water0 and solvent-based formulations. This free flowing FR Additiveshas good chemical resistance, is easy to use, and compatible with most resins and raw materials.
• BSI 189
BSI 189 is a low odor, zero VOC, greener alternative dispersing agent for water-based systems approved under FDA (21 CFR) 176.170. BSI 189 is a highly effective sodium polyacrylate dispersant when used in difficult to grind pigments such as carbon black, reds, yellows, and oranges. BSI 189 has been proven to work well with reactive and functional pigments used for corrosion protection and flame retardancy.
BYK USA Inc.
Additives offered: adhesion promoters, waxeadditives, defoamer and air release agents, nano additives, rheology additives, surface additives, wetting and dispersing additives.
• BYK – 1780
Silicone-containing APEO-free defoamer for aqueous systems with high layer thickness for removing application-related microfoam, without influencing gloss or transparency.
• BYK – 1785
Solvent-free and APEO-free defoamer for aqueous pigmented and clear coatings to help eliminate microfoam especially in airless spray applications.
Dow Coating Materials
Additives offered: HASE thickeners, HEUR thickeners, microspheres, surface-active agents, surfactants and dispersing agents (nonionic), surfactants and dispersing agents, texturizing agents, associative thickeners, cellulosics, viscosity modifiers, wetting agents.
• ACRYSOL RM-400 and ACRYSOL RM- 995 Rheology Modifiers
ACRYSOL RM-400 and ACRYSOL RM- 995 Rheology Modifiers are easy-pouring HEURs that offer excellent sag-flow balance, higher film build and uniformity that facilitates better applied hide, with no added surfactant and no need for HMHEC. Features include robust color development and stability and improved roller application.
• TAMOL 2011 Dispersant
TAMOL 2011 Dispersant is a hydrophobic copolymer that is easy to handle and incorporate into architectural coating formulations. It is well suited for semi-gloss and gloss paint formulations.
Dow Corning Corporation
Additives offered: Adhesion promoters, anti-blocking, anti-blocking agents, anti-floating agents, anti-flooding agents, anti-foaming – silicone, anti-foaming agents, anti-marring agents, anti-scratch resistance, dispersing agents, dispersing agents/grind aids, flatting agents, mar/scratch resistant, matting/flatting agents, release aids, scrub resistant agents, slip aids, special effect additives, hammer-finish effects, texturizers, water repellents, wetting agents.
• Dow Corning 52 Additive
Differentiate your waterborne products with Dow Corning 52 Additive and gain a host of benefits like enhanced slip, scratch and abrasion resistance, block resistance and improved sandability while retaining water resistance and recoatability. It can be easily incorporated at low addition levels in interior and exterior paints, inks and coatings.
• Dow Corning 8590 Additive
Control the foam in your waterborne products with Dow Corning 8590 Additive without impacting surface gloss. It is a 100% active silicone antifoam compound that performs at low dosages over wide temperature ranges, with a low viscosity that allows for easy dispersibility into waterborne paints and inks.
Eastman Chemical Company
Additives offered: Cellulose esters (rheology modification, defect control, color consistency), Adhesion promoters (adhesion to modified polypropylene substrates, other plastics), Solvents (for desired application/performance characteristics), Resin Intermediates (unique structural options for coating resins to meet performance properties), Additives (faster dry-to-touch time, excellent anti-sag behavior, ease of sanding).
• Eastman Texanol ester alcohol
Eastman Texanol ester alcohol, the premier coalescent for latex paints, provides the highest level of film integrity at low levels of coalescent. It is suitable for all types of latex paints.
• Eastman Optifilm additives
Eastman Optifilm additives for low-VOC paint are compliant, low odor, efficient, non-yellowing, and safe. Our Optifilm coalescent and open time additives keep you ahead of VOC regulations and customer requirements without falling behind in performance.
Emerald Performance Materials
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Additives offered: Color dispersions and Trans-Oxides, non-phthalate coalescents, foam control agents, and specialty silicones for a wide range of zero/low-VOC and UV-curable