Foam control agent for aqueous and non-aqueous coatings; can be used in pigment dispersions, semi gloss and high gloss paints

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  • Physical Characteristics

    AppearanceGray hazy liquid
    Chemical typeModified silicones, SVHC Label-free
    Water miscibilityHigh dispersibility
    FluidityViscosity not greater than 2000cPs @ 20°C. DIN 53019 100rpm
    CleanlinessNo particles after screening through a 400μm aperture screen
    Specific gravity @20°C1.01 – 1.05 g/ml
    Active content~100 %

    *This information shows typical properties and does not constitute a specification.

  • Features

    • Excellent defoamer
    • Effective in a wide range of aqueous and non-aqueous systems
    • Performs well at very low concentrations
    • Helps with process productivity



  • Applications

    • Very successfully eliminates foam in the production of inks and pigment dispersions
    • Matt, silk, and gloss paints
    • Solvent-based and solvent-free wood coatings and varnishes
    • Wide range of aqueous and non-aqueous systems

  • Dosage

    Borchi® Burst DFS 500 is usually added as received. It should be added in pigment grind or early on in the process to ensure the product is well incorporated. A typical addition level would be between 0.1% and 0.5% in total depending on the severity of the foam problem. The optimum quantity and points of addition are determined by laboratory trials.

  • Storage

    Store in closed containers. Avoid extremes of temperature, keep between 5°C and 30°C. Avoid freezing and do not store in direct sunlight. Product has a shelf life of 12 months, however during this time period some phasing may occur. Remixing will ensure the product is suitable for use.

  • Safety

    Please refer to our safety data sheet for information relating to product safety.

Registration :

For chemical inventory status, please review section 15 of the current SDS.

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