Sparks, MD, USA
Additives offered: Attapulgite and Purified Magnesium Aluminosilicate mineral products for Rheology Modification, Thickening, Stabilization, and Syneresis Control
Product name: Min-U-Gel® 400
Attributes/comments: Active Minerals is the world’s largest producer of high-quality gellant attapulgite mineral products. Our Min-U-Gel® thixotropic thickening and suspension agentss have served the coatings and other markets for decades. They provide excellent flow & leveling, syneresis control, sag resistance, in-can stability, improved freeze-thaw and much more.
Product name: Acti-Gel® 208
Attributes/comments: Acti-Gel® 208 purified magnesium aluminosilicate mineral product greatly improves stabilization and rheology of high solids systems. It allows an increase in solids, while maintaining viscosity and suspension. Acti-Gel 208 is popular as an “add-on-top” fix for formulations with syneresis and pigment float problems.
Additives offered: patent pending flame retardant
Product name: Alexiflam FR
Attributes/comments: Alexiflam FR is the complete flame retardant package, meeting additive requirements for paints, coatings and adhesives. The non-toxic product is hydrolysis resistant and formaldehyde free. Liquid product doesn’t impact viscosity like powders or intumescents. Use in exterior coatings for water resistance to eliminate the need for additional weather proofing.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: 610-205-7000 or 800-225-7788
Additives offered: Eco-sustainable coatings
In the coatings market, growing demand for environmentally sound products implies ever more stringent requirements in terms of durability and thermal insulation. With its high performance coatings range, in particular Kynar PVDF (polyvinylidene fluoride) resins, Orgasol polyamide powders, and Crayvallac waxes, we fully address these expectations.
Solvent-free, water-based and powder paints are being developed and Arkema is supporting this trend by offering eco-sustainable products to its customers. These include: Waterborne ENCOR® acrylic emulsions and Synaqua alkyd resins, SNAP nanostructured polymers, Celocor opaque acrylic polymers and Ecodis, Coadis, Coapur, Rheotech rheology additives.
800-962-7829 or 800-251-0612
Fax: 800-392-7429 or 800-971-1123
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.
Product name: FoamStar SI 2240
Attributes/comments: FoamStar SI 2240 is a highly efficient, silicone-based defoamer with broad compatibility and exceptional long-term persistency. With extended food contact compliance and global registrations, it’s well-suited for printing ink and adhesive applications. Additionally, its minimal effect on gloss and excellent shear stability make it suitable for architectural or industrial coatings.
Product name: Efka FA 4611
Attributes/comments: Efka FA 4611 is a solvent-free wetting and dispersing agent. Excellent pigment-grinding properties in white UV flexo and screen inks, and coatings based on TiO2; also suitable for high-gloss systems such as OEM/refinish and industrial. Allows for high pigment / filler loading, and strong reduction of mill base viscosity.
Borchers OM Group
Additives offered: Cobalt replacement, wetting and dispersing, flow and leveling, surface tension modifiers, rheology modifiers, defoamers, anti-skinning agents, moisture scavengers, adhesion promoters, nano-silicia dispersions
Product name: Borchi Gen 0851
Attributes/comments: Allows for enhance absorption to the sparsely functional, yet electron-rich surface of difficult to disperse organic pigments such as PR 179 (perylene), PB 15:1 (phthalo cyanine blue) and PBk 7 (high-jetness carbon black) in water-based systems, resulting in lower pigment particle size, stronger color development and lower viscosity.
Newton Square, PA
Additives offered: Reducing agents for emulsion polymerization: SFS and advanced, formaldehyde free types; Antioxidants; High surface area zinc oxides and carbonates
Product name: Advanced sulfinic acid reducing agents and antioxidants
Attributes/comments: Brüggemann Chemical is the leading manufacturer and research organization in the area of redox chemistry for emulsion polymers. Our advanced, formaldehyde free sulfinic acid derivatives are more effective than conventional reducing agents and are also powerful antioxidants.
Product name: High surface area zinc oxides and carbonates
Attributes/comments: Zinc Oxides and Carbonates made via our wet process products offering more than 10x the specific surface area of thermal Zinc compounds. Particle size available down to 2.5 micron. Let us know your needs to improve your application performance.
New Castle, DE
Types of additives offered: Bio-based building blocks and specialty surfactants for polyurethane, polyamide, polyester, epoxy, acrylate and vinyl acetate
Product name: Multiwet
Attributes/comments: Improved wetting capabilities on clean, unprepared and low energy substrates. Very low use rate and readily biodegradable. Low foaming, low VOC and APE, silicone and fluorine free.
Types of additives offered: Adhesion Promoters, Anti-microbials, Biocides, Rheology Modifiers, Slip Additives, Lubricants, Surfactants, Dispersants, Emulsifiers, Leveling Agents, HEUR Thickeners, Wetting Agents, Foam Control Additives, Mar Resistance Additives, Hydrophobic Additives and Silicone Additives
Product name: Dow Corning 210S Additive
Attributes/comments: Dow Corning 210S Additive is an ultrahigh-molecular-weight silicone dispersion technology designed to improve the mar and abrasion resistance and anti-blocking performance of waterborne wood coatings, while reducing the tendency for surface cratering. The ability to be used alone or with wax emulsions makes this additive a cost-effective choice for formulations.
Product name: Dow Corning 906H Additive
Attributes/comments: Dow Corning 906H Additive is a waterborne siloxane emulsion that provides high water repellency and improved re-coatability in coatings for metal, wood and glass. This additive is solventless and can be used in combination with organic waterborne binders, in both clear and pigmented low VOC formulations.
East Windsor, NJ
Additives offered: Rheology additives, Thickeners, Wetting and Dispersing Agents, Defoamers, Wax Dispersions
Product name: RHEOLATE HX 6050
Attributes/comments: RHEOLATE HX 6050 is a highly efficient ICI builder specifically developed to work in hydrophilic resin systems like VEOVa and PVA. It shows excellent flow and leveling resulting in an improved hide.
Product name: THIXATROL PM 8056
Attributes/comments: The THIXATROL PM 8056 provides high viscosity, thixotropy, and thick layer sag control in high-build systems that contain little solvent or are solvent-free. It is 100% active and is seed-resistant, which allows low temperature activation and processing, making it easier to use than traditional technologies.
Additives offered: additives, co-binders, matting agents, rheology control additives, specialty resins, and nanoresins.
Product name: AIRASE 5355
Attributes/comments: AIRASE 5355 is a strong siloxane-based defoamer designed to control and quickly eliminate foam without generating defects in water-based pigment grinds, inks, OPVs, and coatings. With no added mineral oils, HAPs, or APEs, AIRASE 5355 is suitable for water- based applications requiring broad food contact compliances, which include US FDA and Swiss Ordinance.
Product name: TEGO Glide 492
Attributes/comments: TEGO Glide 492 provides slip and anti-blocking properties in water-based formulations. Being one of several new glide additives recently introduced by Evonik, TEGO Glide 492 is distinguished by its weathering resistance and Eco-Label compliance.
Epoxy, Phenolic & Resins Division
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-225-4000 or 888-443-9466
Additives offered: Acids (non-fatty), Acrylates, Adhesion promoters, Anti-oxidants, Flow and leveling agents,Plasticizers, Plasticizers – epoxidized, Surfactants, Thickening agents, Water repellents, Waxes.
Product name: High Molecular Weight (Global EPONOL)
Attributes/comments: EPONOL Ultra High Molecular Weight resins are used primarily in the formulations of paint coatings. They provide enhanced epoxy resin flexibility thus reducing chipping and cracking, plus, they improve coating adhesion to polar substrates. They also can be used as plastic additives for promoting blends of incompatible polymers.
Huber Engineered Materials
Additives offered: Halogen-Free Fire Retardant Additives; Specialty Aluminas; Organic Matting and Effect Agents; Calcium Carbonate Extenders
Product name: Pergopak Organic Matting Agents
Attributes/comments: Huber’s Pergopak Organic Matting Agents allow for the creation of surface properties and visual and physical effects, which cannot be achieved by standard matting agents like silicas or waxes. Compared to silica, our Pergopak grades provide improved mar and abrasion resistance at lower viscosities.
Jubilant Life Sciences, Ltd.
Additives offered: Biocide, anti-microbials
Product name: Jubithione ZBT
Attributes/comments: Jubithione ZBT is developed as cost effective, efficacious, eco-friendly, non-VOC, regulatory and labelling compliant in-can and/or interior dry film preservatives for water based paint and hygienic coatings. The unique fine particulated, aqueous, CMIT/MIT and formaldehyde free synergistic composition is combination of two highly efficacious actives (ZPTO & BIT) with “Complimentary Dual Antimicrobial Action” and hence shows high biocidal efficacy at very low concentration against bacteria, yeast, fungi and molds and also protects from in-can discolouration.
Keim Additec Surface USA, LLCLaGrange, IL
Types of additives offered: Environmentally friendly water- based wax additives, high performance, dispersing additives, wetting additives, slip additives, defoamers, micronized waxes and functionalized waxes for the coatings, ink and plastics industries
Product name: SILCO OZ 200
Attributes/comments: New and unique product to extend the open time of a coating. Suitable for low/non VOC paints, improves gloss, no negative effect on stain resistance, replaces existing wetting agents.
Product name: ULTRALUBE® D-839
Attributes/comments: A water based wax dispersion for the use in paints, lacquers, wood stains, leather finishes. Best for abrasion resistance, slip, anti-blocking, mar and scuff, soft touch.
Product name: CERONAS mju:wax® 2400 versus silica
Attributes/comments: Micronized wax with; higher abrasion resistance, higher transparency, matting effect, anti-blocking effect, low sedimentation/positive influence on storage stability versus silica.
Additives offered: anti-microbials, biocides, fungicides, preservatives
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
Cleveland OH 44141
Additives offered: resins (mainly acrylic emulsions and PUD’s) and specialty additives (mainly polymeric dispersants and surface modifiers) for paint, coating, and colorant applications.
Product Name: Solsperse W100
Attributes/comments: Waterbased hyperdispersant optimized for efficient dispersion and stabilization of organic, inorganic, and carbon black pigments with industry leading humidity / water resistance for improved film properties.
Product Name: PowderAdd 9553 & PowderAdd 9556
Attributes/comments: Proprietary micronized powder additives for powder coatings to provide matting (9553) or texturing (9556) when post added to off-the-shelf powder coatings. Suitable for epoxy hybrid and polyester (TGIC or HAA-cured) systems.
Malvern Minerals Company
Hot Springs, AR
Additives offered: functional fillers, extenders
Product name: Bubblekup
Attributes/comments: Custom, silane treated microspheres
Product name: Wollastokup
Attributes/comments: Custom, silane treated wollastonite
Micro Powders Inc.
914-793-4058/Fax: 914- 472-7098
Additives offered: wax
Product name: Polyfluo 900
Attributes/comments: Polyfluo 900 is based on composite particle technology where polyethylene, PTFE, and ultrafine ceramic microspheres are melted, cooled, and precisely micronized. Polyfluo 900 provides a nearly 20% improvement in Taber abrasion compared to our previous best additive for abrasion resistance. Polyfluo 900 also provides maximum burnish resistance in high performance architectural paints and coatings.
Product name: PropylTex HD Series
Attributes/comments: The PropylTex HD series is based on Micro Powders most popular fine and medium grades of PropylTex texturing and structure additives. PropylTex HD grades are manufactured with a composite based on inorganic-densified polypropylene
(1.07 g/cc) for improved in-can stability with minimal flotation in water based paints and coatings. PropylTex HD is available in 4 mesh sizes (200, 230, 270, 325)
Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
260 Hudson River Rd.
Waterford, NY 12188
Phone: 614-986-2495 or 800-295-2392
Additives offered: Adhesion promoters, Anti-foaming silicone, Surfactants
Product name: CoatOSil Additives
Attributes/comments: CoatOSil coatings additives offer multiple advantages to enhance appearance and longevity of coating surfaces, including increased substrate wetting, mar resistance and gloss retention, as well as excellent chemical, UV and corrosion resistance.
Product name: Silquest Silanes
Attributes/comments: Silquest Silanes can provide moisture-initiating crosslinking in properly modified resins for coatings and inks, as well as offer improved wet adhesion, chemical and corrosion
Types of additives offered: Defoamers, Dispersants, Rheology Modifers, Dispersants, Wetting and Leveling Agents, Waxes
Product name: AGITAN 352
Attributes/comments: A mineral oil free, silicone free defoamer based on vegetable oils and polyoxyalkylene technology. AGITAN 352 has excellent stability and efficiency specifically formulated for water based coating applications. Alkali and acid resistant, and can be used in a pH-range 3 -11. Broad FDA and BFR clearances, complies with Swiss ordinance and EU 10/2011.
Product name: EDAPLAN 400 Series
Attributes/comments: VOC-free / low VOC polymeric dispersants designed for universal use (organic, inorganic and carbon black pigments) in water based systems. High color strength development, good pigment stabilization with no rub-out problems, no influence on water resistance, no foam formation, reduction of grind viscosity, high pigment concentration with low dosage levels and broad compatibility with various binders are among the key advantages of using the EDAPLAN 400 series.
Pilot Chemical Company
Additives offered: fluorosurfactants
Product name: Masurf FS-3330A
Attributes/comments: Masurf FS-3330A is a 30% active, low foaming, VOC-free anionic fluoroaliphatic phosphate ester based surfactant. FS-3330A imparts wetting and adhesion promotion for difficult to wet surfaces, spreading and leveling for smoother, defect-free coatings, improve weatherability and soil resistance, anti-blocking properties and increase open-time for coatings.
Product name: Masurf FS-2950
Attributes/comments: Masurf FS-2950 is a 50% active, VOC-free nonionic fluoroaliphatic polyoxyethylene based surfactant. FS-2950 imparts wetting and adhesion promotion for difficult to wet surfaces and spreading and leveling for smoother, defect-free coatings. Product is stable in all types of systems and effective in high or low pH.
Ruetgers Germany GmbH
Phone: +49 203 4296 02
Additives offered: Hydrocarbin resins
Product name: NOVARES L 100 W
Attributes/comments: This new generation of aromatic, low viscous modifiers is water miscible and is suitable for waterborne applications (e.g. epoxy, acrylic, polyurethane) to improve flexibility, hydrophobicity, adhesion on metals and anti corrosive properties. Due to the high boiling range this product is not counted as VOC.
Additives Offered: abrasion resistant agents, anti-skid/slip agents, lubricants, PTFE-modified, texturizers, waxes-paraffin, waxes-PTFE, anti-foaming- non-silicone, flatting agents, mar/scratch resistant, release aids, water repellents, waxes- polyethylene, waxes- synthetic, anti-marring agents, anti-scratch resistant, flow and leveling agents, polyethlenes, slip aids, waxes, wax- polypropylene
Product name: CeraSPERSE 87NS
Attributes/comments: CeraSPERSE 87NS is a polymeric wax compound offering excellent non-skid in UV and solvent based systems. CeraSPERSE 87NS is a premium product designed to increase the slide angle or coefficient of friction (COF) with minimal impact on gloss and clarity in selected coatings. The compound also provides abrasion resistance.
Product name: FluoroSPERSE UV 515T
Attributes/comments: Shamrock Technologies has recently introduced FluoroSPERSE UV-515T, a new high density polyethylene and PTFE dispersion in TMPTA additive that broadens Shamrock’s dispersion product for UV inks and coatings.
The new FluoroSPERSE UV-515T is especially recommended for packaging applications where low odor, low volatility, fast curing and low migration are desired.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Additives offered: Silicone based additives for flow and leveling, wetting, foam control, or slip
Product name: Silmer OHT Di-50
Attributes/comments: Silmer OHT Di-50 is a new class of reactive silicone which provides good anti-stain properties without and Fluoro content.
Additives offered: Adhesion promoter for waterborne coatings; pigment wetting agent for waterborne coatings
Product name: SIPOMER PAM 600
Attributes/comments: SIPOMER PAM 600, a multi-functional specialty monomer for waterborne adhesives, architectural and industrial coatings, delivers enhanced adhesion on difficult substrates (aluminum, cold-rolled steel, glass, concrete, inorganic surfaces). When used as a polymerizable surfactant, it demonstrates stability, reduced water sensitivity and surfactant leaching; low foam; corrosion and flash rust resistance.
Product name: RHODOLINE WA 265N
Attributes/comments: RHODOLINE WA 265N, an Ecolabel-compliant, APE free wetting and dispersing agent for waterborne paints and pigment dispersions; providing exceptional tint-strength, long-term dispersion stability, improved color acceptance and steric stabilization. Excellent alternative for APE-based wetting agents and can be used for hydrophilic pigments as well as wide range of organic pigments.
Florham Park, NJ
Additives offered:Dry-film Preservatives, Wet-state Preservatives, Performance Additives, Metal Carboxylates
Product name: Polyphase 763CR
Attributes/comments: Troy introduces advanced Polyphase 763CR, an innovative IPBC-based preservative featuring encapsulated Diuron algaecide technology. Polyphase 763CR is a broad-spectrum water-based product that is effective against a wide variety of fungal and algal organisms. The preservative is also highly resistant to leaching of the algaecide active.
Product name: Mergal 760
Attributes/comments: Mergal 760 is a new wet-state preservative offering powerful ‘quick kill’ activity, combined with long-lasting protection. This advanced multi-active preservative delivers three times the ‘quick kill’ component than leading preservatives for optimum control of microbial contamination. Mergal 760 is an excellent choice for modern ‘green’ coatings, as it is free of VOC, APE, & formaldehyde.
Additives offered: Algicides, fungicides, bactericides, mildewcides, biocides, antimicrobials
Product name: Ultra-Fresh DW-30
Attributes/comments: Ultra-Fresh DW-30 is a non-aqueous dispersion formulated to prevent unpleasant odors, degradation, and discoloration as a result of microbial contamination in susceptible materials such as non-aqueous coatings, adhesives, PVC, grout, mortar and mastics. Ultra-Fresh DW-30 is engineered to provide a low VOC profile and contains two actives in a non-phthalate carrier for a broad spectrum, highly effective, antimicrobial treatment.
Product name: Ultra-Fresh DM-25
Attributes/comments: Ultra-Fresh DM-25 is a non-aqueous solution formulated with a non-phthalate carrier. It is a broad spectrum antimicrobial treatment designed to protect against odors, staining and degradation caused by microbial contamination in susceptible materials. Effective for use in coatings, adhesives, paint and latex, providing durable protection against microbial spoilage.
New Canaan, CT
Additives offered: functional fillers, matting agents, other pigments
Product name: Portafill® Functional Fillers and Extenders
Attributes/comments: PORTAFILL® micronized functional fillers are used in thermosetting powder coatings as an alternative to barium sulfate, when the high density is a limitation. In addition, PORTAFILL® fillers are less prone to the phenomena known as ‘water spotting’ in comparison to barium sulfate. Important characteristics: Exceptional chemical inertness (outdoor and chemical applications); high purity; and high brightness.
Product name: Portaryte® Micronized Barite
Attributes/comments: PORTARYTE® micronized functional fillers are used in a broad range of paint & coatings applications such as industrial, marine, and powder coatings. Important characteristics: Exceptional chemical inertness (outdoor and chemical applications); low level of impurities, such as transition and heavy metals; and low content of quartz (low abrasiveness, no health issues).