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BYK-Chemie presents Stabilizers for Polyurethane Foams

Published on 2005-02-10. Author : SpecialChem

At this year's UTECH Asia, BYK-Chemie will show a new additive line for the production of polyurethane foams.

The stabilizers called SILBYK® are silicone surfactants for these application areas:

  • PUR Slabstock Foam
  • PUR Rigid Foam
  • PUR Molded Foam
  • PUR Microcellular Foam.

The usage of SILBYK® foam stabilizers allows to adjust the required properties of foam in these applications. At present the product range includes about 35 different foam stabilizing additives. Free samples and detailed technical literature are available.

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 880 people worldwide, 25 % of whom work in research and development departments or technical laboratories.

Source: BYK-Chemie

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