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BYK Unveils CERAFLOUR® 964, a Wax Additive for Powder Coatings

Published on 2015-07-28. Author : SpecialChem

WESSEL -- Cost-optimized application processes of the powder coating industry has been the most important issue. On the one hand, lower bake temperature in energy efficiency played a key role. On the other hand, the performance requirements of the film is also rising. In response to this demand, BYK launched a new wax additives: CERAFLOUR 964, its low melting point can meet the above requirements.

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CERAFLOUR 964 has good defoaming properties during the extrusion and baking stages, particularly in the hydroxyalkylamide (β-HAA) system and a low-temperature baking systems. Even if a higher coating thickness, no pinholes problem. In addition, the additives do not affect the surface tension, it does not reduce the gloss wax film is formed on the surface. It will not reduce the transparency of the coating.

About BYK Additives & Instruments Division

BYK Additives & Instruments division is one of the leading global suppliers of additives and measuring instruments. Only a small amount of chemical additives, performance can be improved, such as scratch resistance, improved surface gloss. Rheological additives to adjust the rheological properties of the liquid material to optimize manufacturing and construction process. Major customers BYK additives including coatings, inks and plastics industry. In addition, oil exploration, production and care, paper surface treatment, adhesives and sealants manufacturing, and construction chemistry, BYK additives can improve product performance and improve the production process.

BYK detection equipment can effectively measure the product color, gloss and appearance, as well as coatings, plastics and physical properties of paper products, product quality management plays a vital role.

As a global specialty chemicals company operations, BYK production facilities throughout the world, in Germany, Wesel, Kempen, Muslim Shi Fort and Fort Branch, Netherlands Deventer, Deng Nisi, United Kingdom Wade Nice, Wallingford, Chester, Gonzalez, Louisville and Tongling in China have set up factories in the United States.

Source: BYK Additives & Instruments


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