Waterborne coating systems containing inorganic pigments and extenders tend to settle and separate. Commonly used deflocculating additives achieve a perfect stabilization of pigments but the settling tendency normally increases.
BYK-Gardner, manufacturer of innovative measuring instruments for the quality control of paints and plastics, introduces the new conductivity meters BYK LC3 and BYK LC4 for measuring conductivity in water-based paint systems.
Silicone and acrylate additives are typically used in combination in standard coating formulations. Acrylate additives improve the flow and leveling of a coating system while the silicone additives enhance substrate wetting and prevent cratering. The right choice of additive and the right dosage are essential for a well-balanced performance.
The demands made of downstream users of chemicals and the provisions that they must comply with under the REACH Regulation were the subject of the first BYK Downstream Users' Day at the end of September in Düsseldorf.
Today SKion GmbH informed us about their decision to make a new, improved offer for the acquisition of shares in ALTANA AG and they have published this decision today according to § 10 section 1 of the Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (German Wertpapiererwerbs- and Übernahmegesetz "WpÜG).
On August 03, 2009 ELANTAS GmbH informed ELANTAS Beck India Limited (the ''Company'') about its decision to voluntarily delist the equity shares of the Company currently traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd in accordance with the SEBI ...
Geretsried, July 02, 2008 - BYK-Gardner -manufacturer of complete QC solutions for measuring color, appearance, and physical properties of paint and plastic, introduces a new member of the wave-scan family: wave-scan II.
Very compatible silicones are essential especially when they are used in coatings of low film thicknesses, e.g. can-coating applications. Only then is it possible for them to produce a perfect wetting of critical substrates, an increase of surface slip and good crater resistance.
Today, after the company's Annual General Meeting in Duisburg, the Supervisory Board of the specialty chemicals Group ALTANA AG has extended the appointment of Martin Babilas (37) as Member of the Management Board.
ECKART is presenting itself as an innovative and experienced consulting partner for all issues regarding innovative effect pigment applications at the ECS, the international coatings and paint industry trade fair, in Nuremberg...
The new multifunctional additives BYK®-3520 and BYK®-3521 combine excellent flow and defoaming properties with exceptional substrate wetting. Both products can easily be incorporated and are compatible in many coating systems.
With its new class of additives, BYK is setting new standards in polyurethane foam applications. This unique group of processing additives improves both the compatibility and the processability of foam systems.