Coatings Additives – Defoamers, Adhesion Promoters & UV Protection 


Marc Hirsch

Coatings expert, Marc Hirsch, explains the three additives categories that challenge coatings formulators: defoamers, adhesion promoters & UV protection. These were chosen since their chemistries, applications and mode of activity are very diverse, and can be some of the more challenging additives to employ in coatings formulation.



Marc Hirsch is a renowned industry expert with extensive experience in the field of paints and coatings. He works as a senior scientist at M&M Hirsch & Associates, LLC, which involves problem-solving, mentoring, consultation, and the formulation and facilitation of projects.