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BYK Chemie Launched NANOBYK®-3821 and NANOBYK®-3841 Products

Published on 2007-11-28. Author : SpecialChem

NANOBYK®-3821 and NANOBYK®-3841 are UV-absorbers based on ZnO with particle sizes of 20 and 40 nm. Their applications are wood, furniture and industrial coatings. Both additives are diluted in MPA.

NANOBYK®-3821 & NANOBYK®-3841

Inorganic UV absorber for solvent-borne systems. Stable dispersion of nano-sized zinc oxide to improve the long-term UV resistance of the coating film itself as well as the substrates coated with these films. The additive is especially recommended for solvent-borne industrial coatings as well as wood and furniture coatings.

About BYK:

BYK 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 foreign countries. Our major export markets are Europe, the United States and the Far East. 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 is a member of ALTANA AG, Wesel. ALTANA develops and produces high quality, innovative products in the sector of specialty chemicals. BYK has been producing additives since 1962 in Wesel. Today it employs around 1052 people worldwide, 25 % of whom work in research and development departments or technical laboratories.

Source: BYK

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