Glendale Heights, IL USA
Types of additives offered: PE Wax for Thermoplastic Road Marking.
Product name: Aakash PE Wax TW
Attributes/comments: Commonly used in Thermoplastic Road Marking (TRM) and other Coatings. Some of the product characteristics are: heat resistance, chemical resistance, compatible with other waxes, low viscosity, increased formulation softening point, reduce setting of glass beads suspended in formulation, increases durability of TRM and improvement of surface hardness.
Sparks, MD USA
Types of 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. Min-U-Gel thixotropic thickeners and suspension agents have been a staple in coatings, sealants and many other liquid composites for decades. They provide excellent flow & leveling, syneresis control, sag resistance, in-can stability, and improve 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.
Wilmington, DE USA
Product name: Strodex PK-85NV
Attributes/comments: Strodex PK-85NV is the newest addition to Ashland’s Strodex line of performance-enhancing phosphate ester surfactants. Typically added at < 0.5% (w/w), this neutralized (K-salt) APEO-free, coester can deliver improved gloss and flow with enhanced paint stability and color properties while contributing virtually zero-VOC to water-based paints and coatings.
Product name: Natrosol Plus 550 hydrophobically modified hydroxyethylcellulose
Attributes/comments: Ashland introduces Natrosol Plus 550, a unique new HMHEC for paints & coatings optimized for reduced cost in use via improved thickening efficiency while maintaining virtually all the benefits of Natrosol Plus including spatter-resistance, smooth creamy flow characteristics, and best in class color properties.
Arkema Coating Resins
Cary, NC USA
Types of additives offered: Rheology Modifiers for the control
of sedimentation and sag resistance; Surface Modifiers, based on polyethylene, polypropylene and PTFE, for the control of surface lubricity and appearance; Flow & Leveling agents for the enhancement of surface appearance and Dispersants for easier processing conditions, better paint stability and improved film appearance.
Charlotte, NC and Wyandotte, MI USA
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Fax: 800-392-7429 or 800-971-1123
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Types of 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: Highly efficient defoamer with broad food contact compliance for water-based systems,
making it an excellent choice for printing inks and adhesives. FoamStar SI 2240 is also low-odor and APEO-free.
Due to its chemical composition, it has minimum effect on gloss, so it’s also well-suited for architectural and industrial applications.
Product name: Efka FA 4611
Attributes/comments: Solvent-free dispersing agent with excellent stabilization of inorganic pigments, notably TiO2.
It promotes low viscosity, even with high pigment and filler loadings. Efka FA 4611 is compatible in a
wide range of resin systems (UV-acrylic, PUR, UPE, epoxy), making it suitable for virtually any solvent-based or solvent-free coating or ink.
Westlake, OH USA
Types of additives offered: Cobalt Replacement, Wetting & Dispersing, Flow & Leveling, Surface Tension Modifiers, Rheology Modifiers, Defoamers, Anti-Skinning Agents, Moisture Scavengers, Adhesion Promoters, Nano-Silica Dispersions.
Product name: Borchi OXY-Coat
Attributes/comments: Borchi OXY-Coat is Borcher’s patented line of curing additives for all types of oxidatively drying, oil modified coatings. Borchi OXY-Coat products are cobalt free and give excellent performance at low levels.
Product name: Borchi Gen 0851
Attributes/comments: An increase in market demand for vibrant colors in waterborne automotive and performance coatings to match those of solvent-borne systems has been observed in recent years. To meet such demands, Borchi Gen 0851 was developed to provide the ultimate color development with organic and high jetness carbon black pigments in waterborne performance coatings.
Clariant Plastics and Coatings
Charlotte, NC USA
Types of additives offered: light stabilizers, antioxidants, antistatic additives, acid scavenger, waxes, flame retardants.
Product name: Exolit AP 435
Attributes/comments: Exolit AP 435 is a new halogen-free flame retardant that prolongs the shelf-life of water-based intumescent coatings without affecting fire protection properties. Coatings containing Exolit AP 435 have a low and stable viscosity, even in cold environments and after long storage. Exolit AP 435 has been awarded the Clariant EcoTain label for sustainability and best-in-class performance.
Product name: Hostavin 3070
Attributes/comments: Hostavin 3070 offers a “label free” alternative to traditional HALS in solventborne and waterborne systems. It shows excellent resistance to migration and extraction, enhanced color stability and high gloss retention. Hostavin 3070 is recommended high performance coatings and has been awarded the Clariant EcoTain label for sustainability and best-in-class performance.
Chester, SC USA
Types of additives offered: Rheotech and Coapur thickeners for water-based coatings and Ecodis and Coadis dispersants for water-based coatings.
Product name: Coapur XS 83 thickener
Attributes/comments: New Coapur XS 83 is a pseudoplastic HEUR thickener. It allows accurate control of industrial paint rheology with high efficiency, excellent sag resistance, good film appearance and offers wide compatibility with binders.
• Maintains performance at varied dilution and tinting levels
• Optimized for spray-applied industrial formulations.
The Dow Chemical Company
Midland, MI USA
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 other Silicone Additives.
Product name: DOWSIL 904H Coating Additive
Attributes/comments: DOWSIL 904H Coating Additive is a silicone additive for architectural facade coatings that supports enhanced aesthetics for building exteriors. This new silicone additive reduces the ‘snail trail’ effect commonly seen when water-soluble ingredients leach to the surface. It also improves water resistance, repellency and beading by increasing the surface hydrophobicity.
Product name: DOWSIL 503W Coating Additive
Attributes/comments: DOWSIL 503W Coating Additive is a new silicone wetting additive designed to help lower surface tension while reducing foam generation. This new silicone additive will improve the surface properties of your coating without impacting coefficient of friction and is easy to incorporate in formulations.
Richmond, VA USA
Types of additives offered: Evonik’s Coating Additives business line offers additives, co-binders, matting agents, rheology control additives, specialty resins, and nanoresins for the coatings and inks industries.
Product name: CARBOWET GA 200
Attributes/comments: CARBOWET GA 200 offers superior low-foam surfactancy for pigmented systems, providing wetting, milling, and compatibilization benefits without adverse effects on water sensitivity, foam, or rheology. It is suitable for low- to zero-VOC, low-emission, and EcoLabel-compliant formulations.
Product name: TEGO Color Aid 7060
Attributes/comments: TEGO Color Aid 7060 is a compatibilizer used to improve the color acceptance of universal pigment concentrates in alkyd resin based coatings. It is suitable for both organic and inorganic pigments, and it shows little influence on the drying time of the coating.
Huber Engineered Materials
Atlanta, GA USA
Types of additives offered: Ground Calcium Carbonate and Halogen-free Fire Retardant Additives.
Product name: Hubercarb W325 Ground Calcium Carbonate
Attributes/comments: Hubercarb W325 is a unique ground calcium carbonate grade mined from a specialty, high purity ore processed at Huber’s manufacturing facility in Quincy,Illinois. The product is designed specifically for paints, coatings, adhesives, caulks and sealants applications. Its key attributes include medium-fine particle distribution, round particle shape, low moisture and low silica content.
keim additec surface USA, LLC
LaGrange, IL USA
Types of additives offered: keim additec surface GmbH – founded in 1988 produces water-based ULTRALUBE wax additives surface modification of aqueous formulations as ink, OPVs, lacquer, wood stain, adhesive and polishes. SILCONA GmbH & Co. KG – produces non-wax based highly efficient SILCO additives as SILCO SPERSE dispersants, SILCO WET for wetting, SILCO FLW for flow/leveling, SILCO GLIDE for slip, SILCO PHOBE for hydrophobing and SILCO AF defoamers. EUROCERAS – produces a unique range of synthetic CERALENE polyester waxes, which show comparable properties to montan wax for different applications. Our wax portfolio is broadened by oxidized and functionalized PE-waxes. CERONAS GmbH & Co. KG – Brand name mju:wax CERONAS produces innovative micronized waxes for ink, lacquer, paint/coating, for solvent borne as well as aqueous and powder coating - with a high degree of renewable origin. For plastics, CERONAS offers functionalizedVISCOCER waxes and unique/reactive ADDIMER waxes.
Product name: SILCO SPERSE HLD-8/R Wetting and Dispersing Additive
Attributes/comments: SILCO SPERSE HLD-8/R is a polymeric dispersing additive with outstanding pigment wetting properties and viscosity reduction of the grind. SILCO SPERSE HLD-8/R is especially recommended for the stabilization of TiO2 and fillers in waterborne paints and coatings.
Product name: SILCO OZ 100/OZ 200 Open time extenders
Attributes/comments: Today’s paint market is pushing for low/non emission paints. By that reason the time frame to rework painted areas is shortened. With using a SILCO OZ-Grade the open time of paints and lacquers can be extended without negative influence on final properties.
Alpharetta, GA USA
Product name: Proxel LS Preservative
Attributes/comments: Proxel LS Preservative is a dual-active, broad-spectrum biocide for the wet-state preservation of industrial, water-based products that prevents spoilage caused by bacteria, yeasts and mold (fungi). Proxel LS Preservative is MIT free, has low viscosity and is compatible with typical coatings ingredients.
Product name: Proxel BZ Plus Preservative
Attributes/comments: Proxel BZ Plus Preservative is a dual active broad spectrum biocide for the preservation of industrial water-based products against spoilage from microorganisms. This novel formulation is MIT free and offers a powerful antimicrobial effect.
Cincinnati, OH USA
Types of additives offered: Water-based surface modifiers
Product name: Michem Wood Coating 44
Attributes/comments: Michelman’s new water-based additive, Michem Wood Coatings 44 for use in exterior wood stains and sealants, helps produce wood coatings with excellent weatherability characteristics. This low-VOC solution imparts outstanding water beading, along with excellent water and swell resistance. Its superior water resistance improves surface aesthetics by slowing mold and fungal growth.
Micro Powders, Inc.
Tarrytown, NY USA
Types of additives offered: Wax
Product name: PropylTex 50HD
Attributes/comments: Micro Powders introduces PropylTex 50HD, a high density version of its most popular 50 mesh polypropylene based texture agent. With a density of 1.07 g/cc, this grade will impart excellent slip resistance and in-can stability in water based floor finishes and texture paints.
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)
Bloomfield, NJ USA
Types of additives offered: Defoamers, Dispersants, Rheology Modifiers, Wetting and Leveling Agents, Waxes and Wax Dispersions.
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
Cincinnati, OH USA
Product name: Masurf FS-335A
Attributes/comments: Masurf FS-3335A is a water-soluble, anionic fluorosurfactant that gives low aqueous surface tensions with minimal foaming. Masurf FS-3335A offers excellent wetting, leveling, anti-block and dirt pick up resistance. Masurf FS-3335A can be used in a variety of applications including architectural coatings, industrial finishes, floor care formulations, and wood coatings.
Product name: Masurf FS-330A
Attributes/comments: Masurf FS-3330A is a 30 percent active C6-based ammonium fluoroaliphatic phosphate ester in an aqueous solution. Masurf FS-3330A imparts protective oil and grease resistance to wood, concrete, stone and tile surfaces used as building materials, including kitchens, flooring and bathrooms. Masurf FS-3330A adds unique surfactant, conditioning, wetting, lubricity and oil/sebum resistance properties.
Newark, NJ, USA
Types of additives offered: PTFE, waxes, wax blends, compounds, dispersions and emulsions.
Product name: Neptune 250
Attributes/comments: Neptune 250 is a micronized oxidized polyethylene wax powder that can be easily dispersed in water-based systems with minimal foam generation to provide rub resistance, anti-blocking and slip properties.
Product name: S-156
Attributes/comments: S-156 is a easily dispersed modified polyethylene wax powder that provides mar and abrasion resistance, and matting.
Toronto, ON Canada
Product name: Fluorosil TFP
Attributes/comments: Fluorosil TFP trifluoropropylsilicones provide lubricity, release and separation.Fluorosil TFP products are formulated to lower surface tension while remaining insoluble or barely miscible in organic solvents.These are effective foam control agents, and also provide lubricity and separation properties.
Proudct name: Siltech 2300
Attributes/comments: Siltech 2300 is a 100 percent active, antifoam compound base with excellent durability,good knock down and good foam prevention properties. It is extremely active foam control agent and therefore has the potential to cause defects from improperly suspended silicone.
Florham Park, NJ USA
Types of additives offered: Dry-film Preservatives, Wet-state Preservatives, Performance Additives, Metal Carboxylates, Powder Coating Additives
Product name: Polyphase 763CR
Attributes/comments: Troy introduces advanced Polyphase 763CR, an innovative IPBC-based preservative featuring controlled release 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: Troysperse ZWD Series
Attributes/comments: Troysperse ZWD is a series of new, high-performance multifunctional aqueous pigment dispersants developed for a variety of inorganic and organic pigments. The advanced additives promote a fast dispersion time, while allowing high pigment loadings and providing excellent color development and dispersion stability. Troysperse ZWD offers performance at low use levels for optimal cost performance in a wide range of systems.
New Canaan, CT USA
Types of additives offered: Functional fillers for arhitectural, industrial, powder, and automotive coatings.
Product name: Portaryte B
Attributes/comments: Portaryte B functional filler is great for industrial, powder, and automotive coating applications.
The most important characteristics are: low viscosity; excellent durability and 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).
Product name: Portafill A
Attributes/comments: Portafill A micronized functional filler is produced from carefully selected synthetic aluminium hydroxide (ATH). The most important characteristics are: chemical inertness (outdoor and chemical applications); versatility; high whiteness; gloss retention; compatibility with catonic resin technologies; water spotting resistance in all coatings.