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DOWSIL™ 100F Additive

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Dow
DOWSIL™ 100F Additive by Dow is a fluorosilicone (1%) in diisobutyl ketone. Acts as a defoaming agent. It exhibits good surface appearance even after long-term storage. Provides efficient foam control and anti-fouling. Possesses high efficiency, effectiveness at very low use levels and in-can stability for continued performance even after long-term storage. It is applicable for solvent-borne and solvent-less radiation cure coatings and inks. Shows gloss enhancement, mar resistance, slip and impact deadening features. Offers feel and touch characteristics. Allows UV, heat, temperature and water resistance. Does not affect recoatability. It does not cause severe surface defects in the applied coating and gloss change or haze in the coating finish. It is compatible with solvent-borne acrylic, alkyd, epoxy, polyester, polyurethane and radiation-curable acrylate. DOWSIL™ 100F Additive is used in inks & OPVS and architectural wall, wood, flooring, automotive OEM and other industrial coatings. It is added upto 0.7% by weight into coating formulations. It has a shelf life of 24 months.

DOWSIL™ 100F Additive

Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Dow
Product Type
Defoamers / Anti-foaming Agents > Silicone-based
Chemical Composition
CAS Number
Physical Form
Clear, Colorless
Product Status
Applications/ Recommended for
  • Coatings > UV / Radiation Curing
  • Coatings > Solvent-Free/ High-Solids
  • Coatings > Solventborne
  • Inks > Solvent-based
  • Inks > UV / Radiation-curable
  • Resins > Polyesters
  • Resins > Polyurethanes (PU)
  • Resins > Epoxies
  • Resins > Acrylics & Acrylic Copolymers
  • Resins > Alkyd Resins
  • Inks
  • Coatings Markets > General Industrial /Maintenance
  • Coatings Markets > Wood & Furniture Coatings
  • Coatings Markets > Flooring
  • Coatings Markets > Automotive OEM

DOWSIL™ 100F Additive Properties


Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Active content, CTM 0208 Y
0.95 - 1.05 %
Flash point (closed cup), CTM 0090 A
47 °C
Specific Gravity @ 25°C

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