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BYK is a developer and manufacturer of additives for Graphic Arts and Inks. Its Aquacer® aqueous wax emulsions provide superior ant-slipping effects for coatings and print inks. DISPERBYK® additives yield coatings and print inks with excellent wetting and dispersion properties. BYK’s Ceraflour® micronized waxes significantly improve scratch-resistance and matting in liquid, powder, and paper coatings.
Request Sample AQUACER® 498 Byk AQUACER® 498 is a wax emulsion used to increase water repellency and slip of water-borne paint systems and printing inks. This product is a non ionic emulsion based on a paraffin wax. The additive improves the following surface properties: water repellenc...view more AQUACER® 498 is a wax emulsion used to increase water repellency and slip of water-borne paint systems and printing inks. This product is a non ionic emulsion based on a paraffin wax. The additive improves the following surface properties: water repellency, slip and anti blocking. view less
Request Sample AQUACER® 513 Byk AQUACER® 513 is a non-ionic emulsion based on an oxidized HD polyethylene wax. It is suitable for use in aqueous systems and printing inks. This product improves the following surface properties: scratch resistance in aqueous systems, rub resistance in pr...view more AQUACER® 513 is a non-ionic emulsion based on an oxidized HD polyethylene wax. It is suitable for use in aqueous systems and printing inks. This product improves the following surface properties: scratch resistance in aqueous systems, rub resistance in printing inks and black heel marking resistance in parquet lacquers. view less
Request Sample AQUACER® 531 Byk AQUACER® 531is a wax emulsion for improving surface properties of water-borne industrial paints and printing inks. It is a non-ionic emulsion based on a modified polyethylene wax. This additive improves the following surface properties: slip, scratch resi...view more AQUACER® 531is a wax emulsion for improving surface properties of water-borne industrial paints and printing inks. It is a non-ionic emulsion based on a modified polyethylene wax. This additive improves the following surface properties: slip, scratch resistance, rub resistance and anti blocking. view less
Request Sample AQUACER® 552 Byk AQUACER® 552 is a non-ionic emulsion based on an oxidized HD polyethylene wax. This product is suitable for use in aqueous systems and printing inks. It is used to improve scratch resistance in aqueous systems.
Request Sample AQUACER® 593 Byk AQUACER® 593 is a wax emulsion for improving anti slip of water-borne paint systems and printing inks. It is a non-ionic emulsion of a modified polypropylene wax. This product is suitable for use in non-ionic and anionic water-borne paint systems and prin...view more AQUACER® 593 is a wax emulsion for improving anti slip of water-borne paint systems and printing inks. It is a non-ionic emulsion of a modified polypropylene wax. This product is suitable for use in non-ionic and anionic water-borne paint systems and printing inks. view less
Request Sample AQUAMAT® 263 Byk AQUAMAT® 263 is an oxidized HD polyethylene wax dispersion. This product is suitable for aqueous systems e. g. furniture- and parquet lacquer, industrial- and decorative paints and inks. The additive improves the following surface properties: gloss reduct...view more AQUAMAT® 263 is an oxidized HD polyethylene wax dispersion. This product is suitable for aqueous systems e. g. furniture- and parquet lacquer, industrial- and decorative paints and inks. The additive improves the following surface properties: gloss reduction, scratch resistance, soft feel effect, rub resistance, anti blocking and black heel resistance. view less
Request Sample BYKJET-9151 Byk Bykjet-9151 is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, aqueous and UV-curing inkjet inks. This additive enhances pigment wetting and improves optical properties (color strength, gloss, haze and transparency) because of its outstanding pigment...view more Bykjet-9151 is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, aqueous and UV-curing inkjet inks. This additive enhances pigment wetting and improves optical properties (color strength, gloss, haze and transparency) because of its outstanding pigment stabilization. It not only reduces the level of viscosity in pigment concentrates and final inkjet inks, but also prevents thixotropy. view less
Request Sample BYKJET®-9130 Byk High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Solvent-borne Inkjet Inks
Request Sample BYKJET®-9131 Byk High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Solvent-borne Inkjet Inks
Request Sample BYKJET®-9132 Byk High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Solvent-borne Inkjet Inks
Request Sample BYKJET®-9133 Byk High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Solvent-borne Inkjet Inks
Request Sample BYKJET®-9150 Byk High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for UV-curable Inkjet Inks
Request Sample BYKJET®-9170 Byk High Molecular Weight Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Water-borne Inkjet Inks
Request Sample BYK®-016 FOR INKS Byk Silicone-free polymeric defoamers for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Compound of foam-destroying polymers and hydrophobic particles.
Request Sample BYK®-017 FOR INKS Byk A silicone defoamer for waterborne pigment concentrates. Compound of foam destroying polysiloxanes and hydrophobic solids.
Request Sample BYK®-018 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamers for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Mixture of hydrophobic solids and foam destroying polysiloxanes.
Request Sample BYK®-019 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamers for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of a polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-020 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamers for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polysiloxanes.
Request Sample BYK®-021 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamers for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Mixture of foam destroying polysiloxanes and hydrophobic solids in polyglycol
Request Sample BYK®-022 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamers for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Mixture of foam destroying polysiloxanes and hydrophobic solids in polyglycol.
Request Sample BYK®-023 FOR INKS Byk A silicone defoamer for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Emulsion of foam destroying polysiloxanes, hydrophobic solids and emulsifiers.
Request Sample BYK®-024 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamer for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Mixture of foam destroying polysiloxanes and hydrophobic solids in polyglycol.
Request Sample BYK®-028 FOR INKS Byk A silicone defoamer for aqueous printing inks. It is also the standard defoamer for aqueous systems and the basis for testing a defoamer series.
Request Sample BYK®-034 FOR INKS Byk A defoamer for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Mixture of paraffin based mineral oils and hydrophobic components, containing silicone.
Request Sample BYK®-044 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamers for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Emulsion of hydrophobic particles and polysiloxanes.
Request Sample BYK®-051 FOR INKS Byk A silicone-free defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free printing inks and overprint-varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polymers, silicone free.
Request Sample BYK®-052 FOR INKS Byk A silicone-free defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polymers, silicone free.
Request Sample BYK®-053 FOR INKS Byk A silicone-free defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polymers, silicone free.
Request Sample BYK®-066 N FOR INKS Byk A silicone defoamer for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polysiloxanes.
Request Sample BYK®-067 A FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamer for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Non-aqueous emulsions of a foam destroying polysiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-088 FOR INKS Byk A silicone defoamer for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polymers and polysiloxanes
Request Sample BYK®-094 FOR INKS Byk A silicone defoamer for aqueous inks and overprint varnishes. Compound of foam destroying polysiloxanes and hydrophobic solids.
Request Sample BYK®-141 FOR INKS Byk Silicone defoamer for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polymers and polysiloxanes.
Request Sample BYK®-1752 FOR INKS Byk Silicone-free defoamer for solvent-borne and solvent-free printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of foam destroying polymers, silicone free.
Request Sample BYK®-302 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surface additive with medium reduction of surface tension of printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-307 FOR INKS Byk Silicone surface additive with a strong reduction of surface tension of printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-310 FOR INKS Byk Silicone surface additive with a strong reduction of surface tension of printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of a polyester modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-331 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surface additive with medium reduction of surface tension of printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-333 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surface additive with a strong reduction of surface tension of printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-341 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surface additive with a strong reduction of surface tension of printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of a polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane
Request Sample BYK®-345 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surfactant to improve substrate wetting of aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-346 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surfactant to improve substrate wetting of aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of a polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-347 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surfactant to improves substrate wetting of aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified siloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-348 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surfactant to improves substrate wetting of aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-354 FOR INKS Byk Acrylic leveling additives for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of a polyacrylate.
Request Sample BYK®-361 N FOR INKS Byk Acrylic leveling additive for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyacrylate.
Request Sample BYK®-377 FOR INKS Byk A silicone surface additive with strong surface tension reduction for radiation curable printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-381 FOR INKS Byk Leveling additive for printing inks and overprint varnishes. Solution of a polyacrylate, ionic.
Request Sample BYK®-9077 Byk It is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-free systems and pigment concentrates. This product does not contain plasticizers.
Request Sample BYK®-A 501 FOR UP RESINS Byk It is a silicone-free air release additive for unsaturated polyester, epoxy and PUR resins. Recommended applications include epoxy resins and PUR-systems.
Request Sample BYK®-DYNWET® 800 FOR INKS Byk Silicone-free surface additive for aqueous printing inks and overprint varnishes. Alcohol alkoxylates.
Request Sample BYK®-P 105 Byk BYK®-P 105 is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems. It is a lower molecular weight unsaturated polycarboxylic acid polymer. This product is the solvent-free version of BYK-P 104. These additives lead to a controlled flocculation of ...view more BYK®-P 105 is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems. It is a lower molecular weight unsaturated polycarboxylic acid polymer. This product is the solvent-free version of BYK-P 104. These additives lead to a controlled flocculation of pigments. "Bridges“ are formed between single pigment particles causing three-dimensional structures to develop. Through controlled flocculation of pigments, flooding and floating, settling, and sagging of pigments is avoided. view less
Request Sample BYK®-UV 3500 FOR INKS Byk A surface additive for radiation curing printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified acryl functional polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-UV 3510 FOR INKS Byk A surface additive for radiation curing printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample BYK®-UV 3530 FOR INKS Byk A surface additive for radiation curing printing inks and overprint varnishes. Polyether modified acryl functional polydimethylsiloxane.
Request Sample CERACOL® 39 Byk A wax dispersion for improving surface properties of solvent-borne printing inks. Polyethylene wax dispersion.
Request Sample CERAFLOUR® 920 Byk CERAFLOUR® 920 is a micronized organic polymer for matting water-borne and solvent-borne paint systems. This product can be used in most paint formulations. The additive improves the following surface properties: scratch resistance, sandability, metal mar...view more CERAFLOUR® 920 is a micronized organic polymer for matting water-borne and solvent-borne paint systems. This product can be used in most paint formulations. The additive improves the following surface properties: scratch resistance, sandability, metal marking resistance and gloss reduction. view less
Request Sample CERAFLOUR® 950 Byk CERAFLOUR® 950 is a micronized wax for improving surface properties of solvent-free UV-curing lacquers and powder coatings. It is composed of a micronized modified HD polyethylene wax. This product is used in solvent free UV-curing furniture and parquet l...view more CERAFLOUR® 950 is a micronized wax for improving surface properties of solvent-free UV-curing lacquers and powder coatings. It is composed of a micronized modified HD polyethylene wax. This product is used in solvent free UV-curing furniture and parquet lacquer and powder coatings. view less
Request Sample CERAFLOUR® 991 Byk CERAFLOUR® 991 is a micronized wax for improving surface properties of solvent-borne paint systems and powder coatings. It is composed of micronized polyethylene wax. This product is used in solvent-borne paint systems, printing inks and powder coatings.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-108 FOR INKS Byk It is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne printing inks. Applications include gravure inks, flexographic inks, and silk screen printing inks.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-110 FOR INKS Byk A wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and solvent-borne printing inks. Solution of a copolymer with acidic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-111 FOR INKS Byk A wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and solvent-borne printing inks. Copolymer with acidic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-118 Byk DISPERBYK®-118 is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems to stabilize acidic, neutral and basic titanium dioxides, colored inorganic pigments, transparent iron oxides, fillers, and effect pigments. The additive improves the wetting an...view more DISPERBYK®-118 is a wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems to stabilize acidic, neutral and basic titanium dioxides, colored inorganic pigments, transparent iron oxides, fillers, and effect pigments. The additive improves the wetting and dispersing of all inorganic fillers such as calcium carbonate and aluminum hydroxide (ATH). DISPERBYK®-118 is all-purpose for titanium dioxides. The additive causes lower viscosity and enables higher filler loading. view less
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-142 Byk DISPERBYK®-142 is a high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems. It is a solution of a phosphoric ester salt of a high molecular weight copolymer with pigment affinic groups. This product displays excellent compatibilit...view more DISPERBYK®-142 is a high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems. It is a solution of a phosphoric ester salt of a high molecular weight copolymer with pigment affinic groups. This product displays excellent compatibility with all common paint binders. As a special note, for epoxy systems, DISPERBYK®-142 displays superb compatibility. view less
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-162 FOR INKS Byk A high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for printing inks. Solution of a high molecular weight block copolymer with pigment affinic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-163 FOR INKS Byk A high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for printing inks. Solution of a high molecular weight block copolymer with pigment affinic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-168 FOR INKS Byk High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additives for printing inks. Solution of a high molecular weight block copolymer with pigment affinic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-180 FOR INKS Byk A wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and solvent-borne printing inks. Alkylolammonium salt of a copolymer with acidic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-181 FOR INKS Byk A wetting additive for aqueous printing inks. Solution of an alkylolammonium salt of a polyfunctional polymer.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-182 FOR INKS Byk High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for printing inks. Solution of a high molecular weight block copolymer with pigment affinic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-184 FOR INKS Byk High molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive aqueous and solvent-borne printing inks and pigment concentrates. Solutions of high molecular weight block copolymers with pigment affinic groups
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-190 FOR INKS Byk Hhigh molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous and solvent-borne printing inks and pigment concentrates. Solutions of high molecular weight block copolymers with pigment affinic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-192 FOR INKS Byk A wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous printing inks and pigment concentrates. Copolymer with pigment affinic groups.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-193 FOR INKS Byk It is a high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for resin based aqueous printing inks and pigment concentrates that is recommended for gravure inks, flexographic inks, and silk screen printing inks.
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-198 Byk Wetting and Dispersing Additive for Water-borne Pigment Concentrates
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-2001 Byk DISPERBYK®-2001 is a high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems. It is a modified acrylate blockcopolymer. This product has similar properties as compared to DISPERBYK®-2000. In many systems the use of DISPERBYK®-2001 ...view more DISPERBYK®-2001 is a high molecular weight wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne systems. It is a modified acrylate blockcopolymer. This product has similar properties as compared to DISPERBYK®-2000. In many systems the use of DISPERBYK®-2001 leads to an even stronger reduction of the mill base viscosity. DISPERBYK®-2001 has a higher solids content as compared to DISPERBYK®-2000. view less
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-2012 Byk DISPERBYK-2012 is suitable for resin and resin-free grinds. The additive is compatible with a wide range of water-soluble resins, emulsions and dispersions. This high molecular weight additive deflocculates pigments through steric stabilization of the pig...view more DISPERBYK-2012 is suitable for resin and resin-free grinds. The additive is compatible with a wide range of water-soluble resins, emulsions and dispersions. This high molecular weight additive deflocculates pigments through steric stabilization of the pigment. Therefore, color strength, transparency, gloss and storage stability of the pigment concentrates are improved. view less
Request Sample DISPERBYK®-FOR INKS Byk A wetting additive for aqueous printing inks. Solution of an alkylolammonium salt of a lower molecular weight polycarboxylic acid polymer.
Request Sample Laponite® RD Byk Laponite® RD is a synthetic layered silicate. It is insoluble in water but hydrates and swells to give clear and colourless colloidal dispersions. At concentrations of 2% or greater in water, highly thixotropic gels can be produced. This product is used f...view more Laponite® RD is a synthetic layered silicate. It is insoluble in water but hydrates and swells to give clear and colourless colloidal dispersions. At concentrations of 2% or greater in water, highly thixotropic gels can be produced. This product is used for imparting a shear sensitive structure to a wide range of waterborne formulations. These include household and industrial surface coatings, cleansers, ceramic glazes, agrochemical, oilfield and horticultural products. view less
Request Sample Laponite® RDS Byk Laponite® RDS is a synthetic layered silicate incorporating an inorganic polyphosphate peptiser. It hydrates and swells in water to give clear and colourless colloidal dispersions of low viscosity known as sols. At 10% concentration in water, these will r...view more Laponite® RDS is a synthetic layered silicate incorporating an inorganic polyphosphate peptiser. It hydrates and swells in water to give clear and colourless colloidal dispersions of low viscosity known as sols. At 10% concentration in water, these will remain free flowing for 24 hours. On addition of small quantities of electrolyte, highly thixotropic gels are formed rapidly. This product is used to impart a shear sensitive structure to a wide range of waterborne formulations including household and industrial surface coatings, cleansers, agrochemical and horticultural products. view less
Request Sample Laponite® S482 Byk Laponite® S482 is a synthetic layered silicate modified with a patented dispersing agent. It hydrates and swells in water to give translucent and colourless colloidal liquid dispersions known as sols. At 25% solids concentration in water, these will remai...view more Laponite® S482 is a synthetic layered silicate modified with a patented dispersing agent. It hydrates and swells in water to give translucent and colourless colloidal liquid dispersions known as sols. At 25% solids concentration in water, these will remain free flowing for up to 1 year. On addition of small quantities of electrolyte, or on addition to formulations containing e.g. resins, surfactants or pigments, highly thixotropic gels are formed rapidly. It is used to impart a shear sensitive structure to a wide range of waterborne formulations including DIY and industrial surface coatings, household cleaners, ceramic and agrochemical products. view less
Request Sample Laponite® SL25 Byk Laponite® SL25 is a ready-for-use liquid dispersion of synthetic layered silicate modified with a patented dispersing agent. Supplied at 25% solids content in water, Laponite® SL25 is a translucent and colourless low viscosity liquid dispersion. On additi...view more Laponite® SL25 is a ready-for-use liquid dispersion of synthetic layered silicate modified with a patented dispersing agent. Supplied at 25% solids content in water, Laponite® SL25 is a translucent and colourless low viscosity liquid dispersion. On addition to formulations containing e.g. resins, surfactants or pigments, highly thixotropic gels are formed rapidly. It is used to impart a shear sensitive structure to a wide range of waterborne formulations including DIY and industrial surface coatings, household cleaners, ceramic and agrochemical products. view less
Request Sample MINERPOL® 221 Byk MINERPOL® 221 is a wax compound for improving surface properties of solvent-borne offset inks. It is composed of a polyethylene wax dispersion. This product improves the follow surface properties: improve the following surface properties: slip, gloss, ant...view more MINERPOL® 221 is a wax compound for improving surface properties of solvent-borne offset inks. It is composed of a polyethylene wax dispersion. This product improves the follow surface properties: improve the following surface properties: slip, gloss, anti blocking, scratch resistance and rub resistance. view less
Request Sample NANOBYK®-3620 Byk NANOBYK®-3620 is a VOC-free, aqueous dispersion made up of nanohybrid particles to protect glossy, aqueous, pigmented and unpigmented top-coats against scratching and abrasion. This protective property comes into effect quickly after only a brief drying p...view more NANOBYK®-3620 is a VOC-free, aqueous dispersion made up of nanohybrid particles to protect glossy, aqueous, pigmented and unpigmented top-coats against scratching and abrasion. This protective property comes into effect quickly after only a brief drying period. NANOBYK® 3620 has no negative influences on the gloss and transparency, and is therefore particularly suitable for clear coats. view less
Request Sample Optiflo® H3300 VF Byk Optiflo® H3300 VF is a VOC-free polymer solution used to generate low shear viscosity. It is an aqueous solution of a hydrophobically modified nonionic polymer commonly called an associative thickener. The use of Optiflo® H3300 VF will increase body by ge...view more Optiflo® H3300 VF is a VOC-free polymer solution used to generate low shear viscosity. It is an aqueous solution of a hydrophobically modified nonionic polymer commonly called an associative thickener. The use of Optiflo® H3300 VF will increase body by generating low shear viscosity with some impact on high shear viscosity. view less
Request Sample OPTIFLO® L100 Byk OPTIFLO® L100 is a non-ionic, solvent-free, hydrophobe modified polymer designed especially for newtonian thickening of aqueous dispersion systems which show no or low emissiveness. The product can be used in styrene acrylate, polyvinyl acetate and acryla...view more OPTIFLO® L100 is a non-ionic, solvent-free, hydrophobe modified polymer designed especially for newtonian thickening of aqueous dispersion systems which show no or low emissiveness. The product can be used in styrene acrylate, polyvinyl acetate and acrylate dispersions. The solution does not contain any surfactant or emulsifier. view less
Request Sample OPTIFLO® L1400 Byk OPTIFLO® L1400 is an aqueous solution of a hydrophobically modified nonionic polymer commonly called an associative thickener. This product is designed to thicken dispersion (latex) paints. It may be used with acrylic, styrene/acrylic, and vinyl acetat...view more OPTIFLO® L1400 is an aqueous solution of a hydrophobically modified nonionic polymer commonly called an associative thickener. This product is designed to thicken dispersion (latex) paints. It may be used with acrylic, styrene/acrylic, and vinyl acetate copolymer latexes. view less
Request Sample Optigel® WX Byk Optigel® WX, a specially selected and activated smectite product, has a high swelling capacity in water and shows a marked thixotropic thickening effect. This product is stable in diluted acids and bases and is particularly effective in acidic, neutral a...view more Optigel® WX, a specially selected and activated smectite product, has a high swelling capacity in water and shows a marked thixotropic thickening effect. This product is stable in diluted acids and bases and is particularly effective in acidic, neutral and alkaline systems. This product has applications in emulsion paints, release coatings, silicate paints, paint strippers, water reducible paints, liquid cleaners, inks, grinding pastes and abrasives, and car undercoatings. view less
Request Sample TIXOGEL® MPZ Byk TIXOGEL® MPZ is a product of the Maximum Performance organoclay series. It is a highly efficient thixotropic thickener and anti-settling agent which is used in systems of medium to high polarity. The addition of an activator is not necessary in high polar...view more TIXOGEL® MPZ is a product of the Maximum Performance organoclay series. It is a highly efficient thixotropic thickener and anti-settling agent which is used in systems of medium to high polarity. The addition of an activator is not necessary in high polar systems as a rule, but is beneficial in systems with medium polarity. view less
Request Sample TIXOGEL® UN Byk TIXOGEL® UN is a product of the Maximum Performance organoclay series. It is a highly efficient thixotropic agent, and is optimized for solvent based coating systems with wide polarity range. This productis a new generation high performance organoclay whi...view more TIXOGEL® UN is a product of the Maximum Performance organoclay series. It is a highly efficient thixotropic agent, and is optimized for solvent based coating systems with wide polarity range. This productis a new generation high performance organoclay which exhibits excellent rheology and efficiency. Due to its high efficiency, this product can often be utilized at lower loading levels than competitive organoclays of the same family. view less
Request Sample TIXOGEL® VP Byk TIXOGEL® VP is a thixotropic and anti-settling agent for systems of low to medium polarity. To achieve optimum efficiency, TIXOGEL® VP should be dispersed using high shear forces.
Request Sample TIXOGEL® VZ Byk TIXOGEL® VZ is a thixotropic and anti-settling agent for polar systems. For optimum efficiency, TIXOGEL® VZ should be incorporated under high shear. Preferably, TIXOGEL® VZ is added to the mill base. This is not a pre-activated grade and activators have...view more TIXOGEL® VZ is a thixotropic and anti-settling agent for polar systems. For optimum efficiency, TIXOGEL® VZ should be incorporated under high shear. Preferably, TIXOGEL® VZ is added to the mill base. This is not a pre-activated grade and activators have to be used to provide optimum performance. view less