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Antioxidants for Paints

SpecialChem / Jun 17, 2013

Antioxidants are a successfully used group of coating additives protecting coating formulations from autoxidation reactions. Main representatives are phenolic and amine based products. Antioxidants are used in the liquid paint to avoid thermally induced oxidation, skin formation (MEKO) and yellowing. During film exposure antioxidants contribute to optimal protection against oxidation, preventing discoloration and loss of mechanical properties during exposure.

Anti-oxidants are a group of additives, demonstrating oxidation inhibiting properties and are used in coating formulations for following two main purposes:

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