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BYK®-1790: Radiation Curing Without Foam

Published on 2005-06-08. Author : SpecialChem

BYK®-1790 is based on a mixture of silicone-free, foam destroying polymers and has been specially developed for solvent-free radiation curable systems (UV & EB). The additive is suitable for pigmented und non-pigmented systems.

Its high effectiveness is not reduced by pigments, extenders, wax additives and matting agents.

This additive fully meets all requirements for "Food Contact Materials and Articles" according to EU Dir. 2002/72/EC and 21 CFR (FDA) §175.105 and §175.300

About BYK-Chemie:

BYK-Chemie is one of the World's Leading Suppliers of Additives used in the Coatings, Inks, and Plastics Industry.

Approximately 85 % of our sales are generated by exports. Our major export markets are Europe, the United States and the Far East.

Chemical additives are used by processing industries in the production of coatings, inks, and plastics. In very small quantities, BYK additives simplify manufacturing processes, and significantly improve the quality of finished goods, such as motor vehicles and furniture. BYK Chemie is a member of ALTANA Chemie AG, Wesel. ALTANA Chemie is developing and producing high quality, innovative products in the sector of specialty chemicals.

BYK-Chemie has been producing additives since 1962 in Wesel. Today it employs around 900 people worldwide, 25 % of whom work in research and development departments or technical laboratories.

Source: BYK-Chemie

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