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BYK® -315 N

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Byk (Altana Group)

BYK® -315 N by Byk (Altana Group) is a solution of a polyester-modified polymethylalkylsiloxane. It is a silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems. Improves the flow and leveling and in some formulations also has a defoaming effect. Exhibits slight reduction in the surface tension, slight increase in surface slip and shows no blushing in clear coats after water immersion test. The formation of Bénard cells is also prevented and gloss is increased. BYK® -315 N is recommended for automotive-, industrial-, architectural-, and protective coatings. Recommended dosage is 0.05-0.6% of additive based upon total formulation.

BYK® -315 N Product details

Product Type
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Chemical Composition
Physical Form
Clear, Light brown, slight cloudy
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
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BYK® -315 N Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Density @ 20°C
xxxx g/ml
Non-volatile matter (30 min., 150 °C)
xx %
Flash point
xx °C
Melting point
xx °C
Initial boiling point
xxx °C
Last edited Jul 21, 2017
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