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BYK Unveils its Latest BYK®-1740 Green Defoamer for Architectural Coatings

Published on 2011-03-22. Author : SpecialChem

BYK®-1740 is the sustainable and environmentally sound solution that shapes the future. BYK®-1740 is 100% VOC-free - for zero-emission architectural coatings and plasters. It is 100% sustainable - on the basis of vegetable oil derivatives. At the same time, BYK®-1740 provides 100% performance - absolutely comparable to standard mineral oil-based defoamers.

BYK®-1740 is recommended for emulsion paints (PVC > 40) and plasters and shows excellent defoaming properties. It is designed to formulate modern "green" coatings and is especially stabilized against yellowing.

About BYK Additives & Instruments

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the leading suppliers in the additives and measuring instruments sector. Approx. 87% of its sales are generated outside Germany. Its major foreign markets include neighboring European countries, the USA and the Far East.

BYK Additives & Instruments is a member of ALTANA AG, Wesel. ALTANA develops and produces high-quality innovative products in the specialty chemicals business. BYK Additives & Instruments currently employs 1,200 people around the world, with approximately 25% of them working in research and development.

Source: BYK

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