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BASF Launches Efka® PB 2744, a Defoamer for Solid Coating Systems

Published on 2016-03-10. Author : SpecialChem

Fig. 1: BASF launches highly effective deaerator
for 100% solids coating systems

BASF recently launched Efka® PB 2744, a defoamer for fast and effective deaeration of 100% solid coating systems. It provides excellent efficiency, long-term persistency and effectiveness against macro and micro foam. It also enhances leveling and surface smoothness while improving stability under sheer stress and storage conditions.


Efka PB 2744 is especially designed for industrial flooring formulations which have to comply with latest construction norms as it is very low in VOC and does not have any hazard labeling.

Efka PB 2744 demonstrates outstanding performance in 2-Pack PUR systems for flooring applications as well as excellent results in customer specific epoxy flooring formulations. Further application areas include ultra-high solids industrial applications and UV applications.

About BASF‘s Dispersions & Pigments division

The Dispersions & Pigments division of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality pigments, resins, additives and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiber bondings, plastics, paper as well as for electronic applications such as displays. With its comprehensive product portfolio and its extensive knowledge of the industry, the Dispersions & Pigments division offers its customers innovative and sustainable solutions and helps them advance their formulations.

About BASF

BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of its customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. BASF’s portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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