Borchi® Gen 12 is a wetting and dispersing agent for pigments in water- and solvent-based systems

  • Physical Characteristics

    Appearance Brownish liquid 
    Non-volatile content 100 % 
    pH 5 – 7 (aqueous solution 10 %) 
    Density 1.05 g/cm3, 23°C 
    Viscosity N/A 
    Solvent(s) NA 

  • Features

    • Improves pigment wetting and dispersion time
    • Can be used in all pH ranges
    • Has OH functionality that can be covalently bonded in cross-linked or two component coating systems
    • Recommended for systems based on CAB and Nitrocellulose

  • Applications

    • Coatings
      • Industrial
      • Decorative
    • Pigment concentrates (universal resin-free, UV-curing)

  • Dosage

    Recommended amounts of Borchi® Gen 12 in % (supply form) based on the following pigment content:

    • Titanium dioxide: 1 – 3 %
    • Inorganic pigments: 5 – 10 %
    • Organic pigments: 10 – 35 %
    • Carbon black: N/A

    The exact dosage should be experimentally determined but will depend upon the particle size and surface area of the pigments in the formula. Borchi® Gen 12 should be added to the mill base before adding the pigment.

  • Storage

    Protect from the effects of weathering and light. Store at temperatures between 5 and 30 °C. Once opened, containers should be resealed immediately after each removal of the product.

  • 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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Wetting and Dispersing Products