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PRODUCT RANGE

Serving many industries across South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, we have a vast and comprehensive product range. Below are the industries we serve and examples of the applications, however this list is not exhaustive so please do contact us if you don't see what you are looking for.

SURFACE COATINGS

DECORATIVE PAINTS

PROTECTIVE COATINGS

POWDER COATINGS

ADHESIVES

TILE ADHESIVE ADDITIVES

HEAVY DUTY ADHESIVES

HOT MELT MANUFACTURERS

LUBRICANTS

LUBRICATING METALLIC COMPOUNDS

HIGH PERFORMANCE BRAKE-PADS

LUBRICANTS FOR MINING SECTOR

PLASTICS

THERMOPLASTICS

THERMOSET ADDITIVES

CASTING & ENCAPSULATION

HYGIENE/HOUSEHOLD

GENERAL HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS

SKIN CONTACT SANITISERS

WAX EMULSIONS

INKS/GRAPHIC ARTS

FOOD PACKAGING

FINISHED INK SYSTEMS

CONSUMER GOODS LABELLING

CONSTRUCTION

AERATED CONCRETE ADDITIVES

BITUMEN APPLICATIONS

CONCRETE RHEOLOGY/DEFOAMERS

POLYURETHANES

MINING INDUSTRY MATERIALS

MOLD & AIR RELEASE MATERIALS

PU TYRES FOR MINING/MILITARY

PACKAGING

BEVERAGE LABELLING

COSMETIC/PHARMA LABELLING

PACKAGING SOLVENTS

PRODUCT
COBALT 12%
ADDITIVE
MIXED DRIER LF9 N
ADDITIVE
METOXIM 100
ADDITIVE
QUECOLIN ESP
ADDITIVE
ACTICIDE HF
ADDITIVE
CALCIUM 6%
ADDITIVE
ACTICIDE 50X
ADDITIVE
ZINC OCTOATE 16%
ADDITIVE
ACTICIDE EPW
ADDITIVE
LEAD 36%
ADDITIVE
DISPERFIN YELLOW LH451
PIGMENT
TRANSPARENT IRON OXI
DISPERFIN RED LH451
PIGMENT
TRANSPARENT IRON OXI
DISPERSOL 7003
ADDITIVE
SERVOSOLVE 150
HYDROCARBON
SERVOSOLVE 100
HYDROCARBON
ASAFAST 9000
PIGMENT
PTHALO BLUE
Pigment Blue 15.4 for use in solvent based coatings and inks. Compatible in nitrocellulose, polyamide, polyurethane systems.
ASAFLOW 960
PIGMENT
PTHALO GREEN
PIGMENT GREEN 7 FOR USE IN SOLVENT AND WATER BASED COATINGS. COATED PIGMENT FOR IMPROVED RHEOLOGY.
CYANINE BLUE 15.3
PIGMENT
PTHALO BLUE
ASAFAST 330
PIGMENT
PTHALO BLUE
Pigment Blue 15.3 for use in waterbased coatings and printing inks.
NEW PIGMENT GREEN 7
PIGMENT
PTHALO GREEN
HEXANE IMPORT
HYDROCARBON
XYLENE IMPORT
HYDROCARBON
ASCONIUM 142/DA
ADDITIVE
ASCOTRAN H14
ADDITIVE
ASCONIUM 111
ADDITIVE
ASCOTRUST X1
ADDITIVE
ANTI-CORROSIVE
Additive that provides rust converting properties in waterborne coatings, VOC Free and eco label compliant
ASCOTRAN H10
ADDITIVE
N-BUTYL ACETATE
OXYGENATE
SERVOSOLVE BEA
OXYGENATE
SERVOSOLVE DPGDME
HYDROCARBON
SPECIALTY LIQIUDS
PROGLYDE DMM glycol diether is unique among propylene oxide-based solvents in that it is aprotic (no hydroxyl functionality). As a result, it is relatively inert and can be used in protonsensitive systems such as water-based polyurethane coatings. PROGLYDE DMM can also be used as an azeotroping solvent for esterification reactions. And with its excellent stability, solvency, and coupling perfor
LACQUER THINNERS 100
HYDROCARBON
TRIXENE ASF
RESIN
QUASILAN RB 1999
RESIN
TRIXENE BI 7771
RESIN
PERGUT S20
RESIN
CLORINATED RUBBER
CARBON BLACK N330
PIGMENT
CARBON BLACK
CARBON BLACK FOR GEBERLA PURPOSE COATINGS APPLICATIONS
EN705 LIQUID PU RESIN CLEANER
HYDROCARBON
T-501
BONDING AGENT
NEOGEN 2000
EXTENDER
IMSIL A8
EXTENDER
ACTI-GEL 208
ADDITIVE
MIN-U-GEL PC
EXTENDER
GLOMAX LL
EXTENDER
POLESTAR 450 HP
EXTENDER
PoleStar¨450HP is a metakaolin with improved chemical efficiency and reactivity in electrical grade PVC wire and cable applications.
OPACILITE
EXTENDER
CALCINED KAOLIN
MIN-U-GEL 400
EXTENDER
POWDER
DISACOAT ALK 300/EX
ADDITIVE
AQUACER 593
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
Polypropylene-based wax emulsion for reducing the surface slip (anti-slip effect) of aqueous coatings and printing inks.
CERAFAK 100
ADDITIVE
WAX DISPERSION
Wax dispersion on the basis of an EVA copolymer wax for solvent-borne effect coating systems. Improves the orientation of effect pigments and reduces settling in the container.
AQUAMAT 208
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
VOC-free, matting wax dispersion based on oxidized HDPE for aqueous coatings to improve surface properties.
CERAFAK 117
ADDITIVE
Wax dispersion to improve the water repellency of solvent-borne coating systems.
AQUACER 1547
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
Anionic wax emulsion on the basis of oxidized HDPE for aqueous can and paper coatings to improve scratch resistance in coatings and barrier properties of paper surfaces.
DISPERBYK-107
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne architectural coatings and pigment concentrates on the basis of alkyd resins. The additive is suitable for all pigments.
CERAFLOUR 920
ADDITIVE
MICRONISED WAX
Micronized organic polymer for solvent-borne and aqueous coatings and printing inks for matting. In UV-curable powder coatings it improves surface hardness and has a matting effect.
AQUACER 497
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
Paraffin-based wax emulsion for aqueous coatings, printing inks as well as care products and polishes for improving water repellency and surface slip.
CERAFLOUR 916
ADDITIVE
CERAFLOUR 997
ADDITIVE
MICRONISED WAX
Micronized, PTFE-modified polyethylene wax for powder coatings, to improve the surface slip, scratch and abrasion resistance.
BYK-3499
ADDITIVE
Leveling additive for care products and polishes.
CERAMAT 250
ADDITIVE
WAX DISPERSION
Aromatic-free wax dispersion based on a polyethylene wax for solvent-borne coatings to improve surface protection. It has a soft-feel effect, matting effect and reduces settling.
CERACOL 615 (CERACOL 9 RC 7301)
ADDITIVE
DISPERSION
Wax dispersion to improve surface properties of solvent borne and water borne can coatings
CERACOL 79
ADDITIVE
WAX DISPERSION
Carnauba wax based wax dispersion for solvent-borne can coatings. Increases scratch resistance and surface slip.
CERACOL 606
ADDITIVE
WAX DISPERSION
Wax dispersion for improved surface properties of solvent based Coil Coating systems
AQUACER 561
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
Bees wax based emulsion for surface protection
AQUACER 1075
ADDITIVE
AQUACER 552
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
HDPE-based wax emulsion for improved scratch resistance in aqueous coatings and printing inks.
CERAFLOUR 988
ADDITIVE
Micronized, amide-modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems to improve the surface properties.
CERAFLOUR 914
ADDITIVE
MICRONISED WAX
To be stored and transported at a temperature below 50C
CERAFLOUR 929 N
ADDITIVE
Micronized, modified polyethylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous coating systems for improving surface protection and for matting.
CERAFLOUR 915
ADDITIVE
Micronized polypropylene wax for solvent-borne and aqueous systems, to achieve medium surface textures.
CERAFLOUR 950
ADDITIVE
Micronized wax based on modified HDPE for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and printing inks as well as powder coatings to improve the scratch resistance, soft-feel effect and matting. The additive is particularly suitable for radiation-curable formulations.
AQUACER 1076
ADDITIVE
Emulsion based on a modified polypropylene wax to improve the surface characteristics of aqueous care products and polishes. Strong anti-slip effect and good dirt pick-up resistance. 
AQUACER 531
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
Temperature for transport and storage must be between 5C and 35C
AQUATIX 8421
ADDITIVE
ACETATE CO-POLYMER
AQUAMAT 272 N (AQUAMAT 2RC7104)
ADDITIVE
Wax additive for surface protection
CERACOL 604
ADDITIVE
WAX DISPERSION
Wax dispersion based on a carnauba wax for solvent-borne can coatings, to increase the surface slip and improve the scratch resistance.
AQUACER 513
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
HDPE-based VOC-free wax emulsion for improving the surface protection in aqueous coatings and printing inks as well as in aqueous care products and polishes.
AQUACER 565
ADDITIVE
WAX BASED
Wax emulsion for improving the surface characterisitcs of care products, polishes and leather coatings
CERAFAK 106
ADDITIVE
WAX DISPERSION
Wax dispersion on the basis of an EVA copolymer wax for solvent-borne effect coating systems, especially for automotive coatings. Improves the orientation of effect pigments and reduces settling in the container.
AQUACER 539
ADDITIVE
WAX EMULSION
Paraffin wax emulsion for improved surface characteristics in aqueous coatings and printing inks.
CERAFLOUR 1000
ADDITIVE
ORGANIC
Biodegradable, micronized polymer with wax-like properties based on renewable raw materials for aqueous, solvent-borne and solvent-free systems for matting and improving surface protection and haptics (soft feel effect). Good matting, especially also in radiation curable systems.
AQUAMAT 272
ADDITIVE
Matting wax dispersion based on modified PE for aqueous coatings, as well as printing inks and overprint varnishes for improved surface protection.
DISPERBYK-180
ADDITIVE
Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free and aqueous coating systems, printing inks and adhesives for stabilizing inorganic pigments, in particular titanium dioxide.
BYK-4510
ADDITIVE
BYK-3550
ADDITIVE
Substrate wetting agent and leveling agent based on a silicone acrylate copolymer for solvent-borne coating systems. Strong reduction of the surface tension combined with very good recoatability.
BYKETOL-SPECIAL
ADDITIVE
Leveling Additive for Solvent-Borne Systems. Combination of high boiling aromatics, ketones, esters and a polydimethylsiloxane
RHEOBYK-D 410
ADDITIVE
Liquid rheology additive for medium-polarity solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems as well as ambient-curing resin systems. The additive creates highly thixotropic flow behavior and consequently improves the anti-sagging and anti-settling properties. Post-addition is possible.
BYK-3455
ADDITIVE
Fluorine-free, silicone-containing additive for improving substrate wetting and leveling in aqueous systems and solvent-free UV coatings.
DISPERBYK-2000
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne automotive coatings to stabilize pigments in base coats which contain CAB. Increases the jetness of carbon blacks in automotive coatings.
BYK-055
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for solvent-borne and solvent-free wood and furniture coatings.
BYK-019
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous pigment concentrates for use in coatings, printing inks and overprint varnishes. Prevents foam during grinding. Long-term and shear stability. Particularly suitable for resin-free grinds (slurries).
BYK-348
ADDITIVE
Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, adhesives, printing inks and overprint varnishes with a considerable reduction in the surface tension and therefore an improvement in the substrate wetting. Does not increase the surface slip. Suitable for systems that do not contain co-solvents.
ANTI-TERRA-U
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne industrial and architectural coatings to stabilize inorganic pigments.
DISPERBYK-2096
ADDITIVE
VOC-free and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for architectural coatings to improve compatibility of universal pigment concentrates in non-polar systems.
BYK-381
ADDITIVE
Polyacrylate-based surface additive for aqueous coatings and adhesives to improve leveling. Improves the leveling and substrate wetting in aqueous and radiation-curable printing inks and overprint varnishes.
DISPERBYK-109
ADDITIVE
Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, medium-polar to non-polar coating systems to improve color acceptance of universal pastes in TPA or alkyd resin coatings.
BYK-094
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-145
ADDITIVE
BYK-355
ADDITIVE
Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems and ambient curing plastic systems to improve leveling. For semi-polar to polar systems.
BYK-066 N
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Silicone defoamer for solvent-free and solvent-borne coatings, printing inks, and ambient curing plastic systems on the basis of epoxy resin and polyurethane. Standard silicone defoamer for all solvent-borne systems. Good balance between effectiveness and compatibility.
BYK-326
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne, aqueous, and 100 % coatings with a slight reduction in surface tension and a slight increase in surface slip. Particularly suitable for good leveling.
DISPERBYK-168
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free radiation-curable coatings, printing inks and adhesives.
DISPERBYK-140
ADDITIVE
BYK-349
ADDITIVE
Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, adhesives and maintenance products with a considerable reduction in the surface tension and therefore good substrate wetting. Does not increase the surface slip. Suitable for systems that do not contain co-solvents. All-purpose.
BYK-220 S
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for ambient-curing plastic systems and solvent-borne coatings to achieve pigment stabilization and to reduce flooding/floating. Contains silicone.
RHEOBYK-420
ADDITIVE
Liquid rheology additive for aqueous and water-reducible coating systems for improving antisagging and anti-settling properties. The additive is also especially suited for manufacturing aqueous pigment concentrates. BYK-420 causes thixotropic flow behavior; post-addition is possible.
BYKETOL-OK
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free surface additive for solvent-borne coatings to prevent surface defectsand to improve leveling.
BYK-320
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems with a slight reduction of surface tension and slight increase of surface slip. Good leveling with defoaming properties; also recommended for ambient curing plastic systems.
BYK-8020
ADDITIVE
Silicone resin-based foam stabilizer for mechanically foamable PVC plastisols.
BYK-025
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous high gloss emulsion systems and adhesive systems. Particularly compatible and therefore easy to incorporate.
DISPERBYK-2080
ADDITIVE
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ANTI-TERRA-206
ADDITIVE
BYK-331
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Silicone surface additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free, and aqueous coatings and printing inks with a medium reduction of surface tension and a medium increase of slip.
BYK-5128
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-2151
ADDITIVE
Highly branched wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free epoxides and other reactive systems.
BYK-310
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks, adhesive systems and ambient-curing plastic systems with a strong reduction in the surface tension. Thermostable up to 210 °C.
ANTI-TERRA-250
ADDITIVE
CONTROLLED FLOCULATI
Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous primers, fillers as well as adhesives and sealants to prevent sedimentation of fillers and inorganic pigments. Also suitable for filler slurries.
DISPERBYK-185
ADDITIVE
VOC-FREE
Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and aqueous industrial coatings as well as architectural coatings. Particularly suitable for glycol-free universal pastes.
DISPERBYK-106
ADDITIVE
SOLVENT-FREE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems
DISPERBYK-194 N
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous systems and pigment concentrates, especially for use in aqueous two-pack polyurethane and two-pack epoxy systems.
BYK-LP N 22514
ADDITIVE
BYK-054
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems, particularly polyurethane, epoxy coatings.
RHEOBYK-7420 ES
ADDITIVE
RHEOLOGY
Liquid Rehology additive to generate thixotropic flow behavior in aqueous and highly polar systems to improve the anti-sagging and anti-settling properties
DISPERBYK-2164
ADDITIVE
BYK-015
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer with anti-popping properties for aqueous coatings. Particularly recommended for automotive and industrial coatings.
BYK-342
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free and aqueous coating systems with a strong reduction in the surface tension. Excellent substrate wetting, prevents cratering and increases surface slip.
DISPERBYK-2010
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-164
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coating systems and pigment concentrates. Stabilizes pigments of all types. Also suitable for non-polar systems. Aromatic-free and higher solids content than DISPERBYK-163.
BYKETOL-WS
ADDITIVE
BYK-325 N
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coatings with a slight reduction in surface tension and slight increase in surface slip. Good leveling with defoaming properties. Prevents the ghosting effect.
BYK-SYNERGIST 2100
ADDITIVE
Pigment synergist for solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems. Improves the effectiveness of polymeric wetting and dispersing additives when stabilizing phthalocyanine blue and green, organic violet pigments and carbon blacks
BYK-346
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Silicone surfactant for aqueous coatings, printing inks and overprint varnishes with strong reduction in surface tension resulting in significantly improved substrate wetting. No increase in surface slip. Solution of BYK-345.
RHEOBYK-410
ADDITIVE
LIQUID
Liquid rheology additive for medium-polarity solvent-borne and solvent-free coating systems as well as PVC plastisols and ambient-curing resin systems. The additive creates highly thixotropic flow behavior and consequently improves the anti-sagging and anti-settling properties. Post-addition is possible.
DISPERBYK-2091
ADDITIVE
VOC-free and solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and solvent-borne universal colorants for architectural coatings.
DISPERBYK
ADDITIVE
CONTROLLED FLOCCULAT
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne printing inks.
DISPERBYK-181
ADDITIVE
Additive for increasing the colorant acceptance in aqueous systems.
DISPERBYK-167
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-2059
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and aqueous coatings to stabilize and passivate untreated aluminum pigments.
DISPERBYK-199
ADDITIVE
VOC-free wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coatings and adhesives as well as pigment concentrates for stabilizing organic and inorganic pigments.
RHEOBYK-7600
ADDITIVE
WATER BASED
VOC-, APEO- and tin-free associative thickener (HEUR) for aqueous systems, to generate a highly pseudoplastic flow behavior.
BYK-306
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for ambient-curing plastic systems and solvent-borne coating systems with a strong reduction of surface tension. Excellent substrate wetting, prevents cratering and increases surface slip.
ANTI-TERRA-204
ADDITIVE
Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne medium-polar to non-polar thick layer systems and primers to prevent fillers and inorganic pigments from settling and to gel bentonites.
DISPERBYK-2025
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coil coatings and pigment concentrates. Suitable for binder-free and binder-containing pigment concentrates.
BYK-024
ADDITIVE
VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous high gloss emulsion systems, printing inks, overprint varnishes and dispersion adhesives. Compatible defoamer. All-purpose and easy to incorporate.
DISPERBYK-2012
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-2095
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for universal colorants.
BYK-344
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Silicone Surface Additive with a Strong Reduction of Surface Tension. Solution of a polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane
BYK-014
ADDITIVE
BYK-MAX P 4200
ADDITIVE
COMPOUNDED PELLETS
DISPERBYK-2070
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for pigment concentrates based on epoxy resins. Please no longer use this additive for new developments. Investigate instead the use of DISPERBYK-2151 or DISPERBYK-2152.
DISPERBYK-2150
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coating systems and binder-containing pigment concentrates with broad compatibility. Particularly compatible with thermoplastic acrylates (TPA) and cellulose nitrate.
DISPERBYK-182
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and solvent-borne coating systems and printing inks. For all-purpose pigment concentrates of non-polar through to aqueous systems.
BYK-085
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Solvent-free, silicone-containing leveling additive with good defoaming properties for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and adhesives.
BYK-077
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing leveling additive with good defoaming properties for solvent-borne coating systems.
BYK-053 N
ADDITIVE
Silicone-Free Defoamer for Solvent-Borne and Solvent-Free Systems
BYKETOL-PC
ADDITIVE
Additive to reduce drying-out of aqueous pigment concentrates.
BYK-378
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
Solvent-free silicone surface additive for water-borne, solvent-borne, and solvent-free systems that increases surface slip and significantly reduces the surface tension at low doses. Low foam stabilization.
BYK-1781
ADDITIVE
BYK-375
ADDITIVE
Silicone surface additive for aqueous systems. Hydroxy-functional. Medium reduction of surface tension.
DISPERBYK-2062
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-110
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings and printing inks for stabilizing inorganic pigments, in particular titanium dioxide. Strong reduction of millbase viscosity.
BYK-313
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-borne coating systems with a strong reduction in the surface tension. Excellent substrate wetting, prevents cratering and increases surface slip. Particularly suitable for baking systems, thermally stable up to 230 °C. Aromatic-free variant of BYK-310.
BYK-051 N
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free defoamer on polymer-basis and excellent compatibility with solvent-borne systems.
BYK-ES 80
ADDITIVE
Conductivity additive for solvent-borne, electrostatically-sprayed coating systems for increasing electrical conductivity.
BYK-037
ADDITIVE
SILICONE (VOC-FREE)
VOC-free defoamer on the basis of a mineral oil emulsion for aqueous emulsion paints, plasters and adhesives. Contains silicone.
DISPERBYK-2061
ADDITIVE
BYK-P 9909
ADDITIVE
Processing additive/compatibilizer for polyurethane systems to prevent phase separation of polyol blends in storage tanks. Using this twin amphiphilic polymeric emulsifier saves a work stage at the construction site. It increases process reliability and reduces application time on site.
BYK-3450
ADDITIVE
Silicone surfactant for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes, inkjet inks, aqueous coatings, adhesives, and care products providing a significant reduction in surface tension. Particularly suitable for improving the wetting of aqueous systems on very non-polar substrates. Does not increase the surface slip.
DISPERBYK-103
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne matting agent pastes.
BYK-065
ADDITIVE
Silicone defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free systems.
BYK-307
ADDITIVE
Silicone-containing surface additive for solvent-free and solvent-borne coating systems, printing inks and adhesive systems, with strong reduction of surface tension. Very good substrate wetting, prevents cratering, and increases surface slip. Solvent-free alternative to BYK-306.
BYK-033
ADDITIVE
Mineral oil defoamer for emulsion paints and plasters. Mixture of paraffin based mineral oils and hydrophobic components
BYK-1790
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free, polymer-based defoamer for solvent-free, radiation-curing wood and industrial coatings, printing inks and adhesives. Suitable for pigmented and unpigmented coating systems.
DISPERBYK-2152
ADDITIVE
Emission-free, hyperbranched wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free epoxy systems and other reactive systems; conforms to the German AgBB.
BYK-022
ADDITIVE
SILICONE (VOC-FREE)
VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous coatings, printing inks and adhesives. Also effective against microfoam.
DISPERBYK-163
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and pigment concentrates. Stabilizes pigments of all types. Broad compatibility for all-purpose solvent-borne pigment concentrates on the basis of aldehyde and acrylate grinding resins.
DISPERBYK-111
ADDITIVE
BYK-LP N 21815
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for emulsion systems. Solution of a sodium salt of an acrylic acid copolymer.
BYK-P 104
ADDITIVE
CONTROLLED FLOCCULAT
Controlled flocculating wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, medium-polarity to high-polarity coatings to prevent the flooding/floating of titanium dioxide in combination with colored pigments.
BYK-364 P
ADDITIVE
Polyacrylate-based powdered surface additive for powder coatings. Polar anti-cratering and leveling additive to support pigment and substrate wetting.
DISPERBYK-2163
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coatings and pigment concentrates. Cost-effective alternative to DISPERBYK-163.
BYK-070
ADDITIVE
Defoamer/air release agent based on silicones and polymers for adhesives and sealants as well as ambient curing acrylic systems.
BYK-361 N
ADDITIVE
POLYACRYLATE
Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, for UV-reactive printing inks and overprint varnishes as well as powder coatings. Improves leveling and prevents craters. Also suitable for ambient curing plastic systems. Solvent-free version of BYK-358 N.
DISPERBYK-2055
ADDITIVE
100 % wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, solvent-free, and aqueous cost-sensitive formulations.
BYK-UV 3510
ADDITIVE
SILICONE
DISPERBYK-161
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne automotive and industrial coatings and pigment concentrates. Particularly suitable for stabilizing carbon blacks with a fine particle size as well as organic pigments, especially in two-pack PU and baking systems. Outstanding reduction of millbase viscosity.
BYK-093
ADDITIVE
SILICONE (VOC-FREE)
VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous wood, architectural and industrial coatings and adhesives. Extremely all-purpose. The finished coating has outstanding long-term stability in cold and hot storage. Easy to incorporate. Suitable for clear coatings, pigmented systems and all common types of application.
BYK-DYNWET 800
ADDITIVE
Silicone-free substrate wetting agent for aqueous coatings, printing inks, adhesives, sealants, and glass fiber sizings. Low foam stabilization. Reduces the dynamic surface tension and is particularly suitable for high-speed machines.
BYK-1615
ADDITIVE
SILICONE (VOC-FREE)
VOC-free silicone-containing defoamer for aqueous architectural coatings and adhesives. Preferably used in emulsion systems with a PVC of 60-85. Cost-effective alternative to mineral oil defoamers.
DISPERBYK-2158
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for Solvent free and UV curing coating systems to disperse uncoated and coated silica matting agents
BYK-081
ADDITIVE
Fluorine-free defoamer for solvent-borne and amine-neutralized systems.
BYK-W 9010
ADDITIVE
DISPERBYK-2118
ADDITIVE
Solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free pigment concentrates and printing inks (medium-polarity to non-polar). Main use is to disperse carbon blacks and phthalocyanine pigments.
BYK-3900 P
ADDITIVE
POLYACRYLATE
Polyacrylate-based powdered standard anti-cratering and leveling additive for powder coatings. Leveling additive with improved tolerance to impurities.
BYK-023
ADDITIVE
SILICONE (VOC-FREE)
VOC-free silicone defoamer on the basis of an emulsion for aqueous emulsion paints, printing inks, adhesives, and paper coatings. Preferred incorporation into let-down. Easier to incorporate than BYK-022.
BYK-LP G 22096
ADDITIVE
Surface additive
BYK-034
ADDITIVE
SILICONE (VOC-FREE)
Mineral oil defoamer for emulsion paints and plasters. Mixture of paraffin based mineral oils and hydrophobic components, containing silicone
BYK-354
ADDITIVE
POLYACRYLATE
Polyacrylate-based surface additive for solvent-borne and solvent-free coatings, for UV-curing printing inks and overprint varnishes and ambient curing plastic systems. Standard leveling additive with a deaerating effect.
BYK-341
ADDITIVE
Silicone Surface Additive with a Strong Reduction of Surface Tension. Solution of a polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane
DISPERBYK-116
ADDITIVE
High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for solvent-based paint systems
DISPERBYK-174
ADDITIVE
Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne coil coatings and industrial coatings. Suitable for acid-catalyzed and acid-curable coating systems. Particularly recommended for manufacturing highly filled pigment concentrates.

ADDITIVES

ISOCYANATES

SOLVENT-BORNE ALKYDS

DILUENTS

PIGMENTS

SOLVENT-BORNE RESINS

EPOXIES

POLYURETHANES

SOLVENTS

EXTENDERS

RESIN RAW MATERIALS

WATER-BORNE EMULSIONS

SURFACE COATINGS

 

Decorative Interior Paints – solvent and water based, including effects (shinedecor – Eckart)

Protective Coatings – protective external coatings (water and solvent based) for wood, plaster, concrete, and metal

Powder Coatings – for industrial applications

Flooring – Epoxy and PU coatings

Road Marking – high wear resistant road marking resins 

Automotive Coatings, Can & Coil coatings 

POLYURETHANES

 

PU resins, curatives, and chain extenders like 1.4 butanediol (Lanxess, Chemtura, Hunstman) to the mining industry

Vibrathane and Vibracure products including additives for mold and air release (BYK)

End use products: conveyor belts, small to large scale solid PU tyres for forklifts, mining cart & quarry vehicles, airless hollow tyres for the defense/military industry, protective linings for vehicles (SS2021 vehicle spray), rotos and stators manufacture for slurry separation.

ADHESIVES

 

BYK additives (defoamers, wetting & dispersing, substrate wetting, rheology control (including clay based))

Epoxy and PU resins for end use products such as tile adhesives and general heavy duty adhesives 

Resins for hot melt manufacturers tape adhesives and water based PVA’s 

 

PLASTICS

 

Thermoplastic Pigments & Additives – thermoplastic masterbatch pigments and additives (Lanxess & BYK) for bottling/packaging and general purpose items 

Thermoset Pigments & Additives – thermoset applications including:

 Resins for epoxy casting and encapsulation as well as polyester end products – GRP (glass-fibre reinforced plastics). 

Applications such as Conduit Boxes (BMC/DMC)

Automotive repair 

Marine applications (boat hulls and shells)

Transportation framework (truck sidings and locomotive parts)

PVC – additives and pigments for Tarpaulin materials 

PACKAGING

 

Food Packaging solvents to food packaging manufacturers with a focus on high quality, reliable materials 

Speciality materials for printing on to packaging for consumer goods

 

LUBRICANTS

 

Copper and brass lubricating metallic compounds for metal on metal lubrication, also used for high performance brake pad and lining manufacture

 

BYK additives – defoamers, wetting & dispersing, substrate wetting, rheology modifiers (including clay based) for the following applications:

            Oil based lubricants and metalworking fluids – gear oils, hydraulic oils, compressor oils, cutting oils

            Water based metalworking fluids – soluble oils, semi-synthetic fluids, fully synthetic fluids

            Greases

            Mold release – alu die casting, wood, rubber

            Surface finishing – dry lubricants, solid film lubricants, anti-friction coatings, temporary corrosion control, electroplating

            Refractory and Foundry industries 

 

Eckart – metal (Zinc, Copper, Brass and aluminium) pastes and flakes for:

            Brake linings/pad, thermal spraying, brazing, sintering, lubricants/greases, heat exchangers, brushes, foundry industry, additive manufacturing/3D printing, AAC light-weight concrete, pyrotechnics, rocket fuel and explosives. 

 

CONSTRUCTION

 

Pigments (Lanxess & Venator) and aluminium (Eckart) for aerated (light weight) concrete.

 

End use products such bricks, paving stones, roof tilesRaw Materials for Bitumen Applications.

Defoamers and rheology modifiers for concrete mixes.

INKS/GRAPHIC ARTS

 

Pigments, resins, finished ink systems and additives to numerous industries:

 

Food packaging, labelling and graphic arts

Poly amide and nitrocellulose resins

BYK additives for water- and solvent-based, and radiation curable inks for Flexo, Gravure, Digital, Offset, and screen inks.

HYGIENE/HOUSEHOLD

Thickeners, pigments, and solvents for general household cleaners, disinfectants, and sanitisers (skin contact and surface sanitation).

 

Floor cleaners, washing detergents, softeners, shoe polish

BYK wax emulsions and additives for leather, car and tyre care.