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BYK's Defoamer BYK®-1710 Shows Excellent Suitability to Emulsion Paints, PU & EP Coatings

Published on 2012-01-19. Author : SpecialChem

BYK®-1710 is a zero emission polymer defoamer free of silicones and mineral oils. The additive is excellent suitable in sensitive systems such as alkyd emulsions, PUDs as well as 2-pack epoxy and PUR systems. BYK®-1710 is VOC-free and fulfills all common directives, and it is applicable in many areas such as architectural, automotive, protective, wood and furniture coatings, adhesives, ambient curing resins, coil coatings, and printing inks.

Special Features and Benefits

  • excellent defoaming properties, especially in alkyd emulsion paints, hybrids, PU, and EP coatings
  • little or no influence on recoatability and slip, reduced cissing
  • easy to incorporate
  • emission-free

About BYK

BYK Additives & Instruments is one of the world's leading suppliers in the additives and instruments sector. Approximately 87% of their sales are generated by foreign countries. Their major export markets are Europe, the United States, and the Far East.

BYK is ALTANA Group's successful global Additives & Instruments business unit. It encompasses the additives of BYK-Chemie and the instruments business of BYK-Gardner. Both companies rank exceptionally high within their respective markets. For the coatings and plastics markets, BYK offers complete and unique system solutions: additives for the enhancement of coatings and plastics properties, and instruments for the objective assessment of the color, appearance and physical properties of coatings and plastics.

Source: BYK Additives & Instruments

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