Silicone-based leveling additive with anti-floating effect, 100 % active

  • Physical Characteristics

    Appearance Clear liquid 
    Non-volatile content 34 – 36 % 
    pH NA 
    Density Approx.. 0.965 g/cm3 (21 °C) 
    Viscosity 30 – 4mPa.s ISO 3219 (A) (23 °C) 
    Color NA 
    Refractive Index 1.398 – 1.401 (23 °C) DIN 51423 
    Solvent(s) NA 

  • Features

    • Reduces surface tension
    • Prevents pigment float and Bénard cell formation
    • Soluble in a wide range of organic solvents
    • Can be used at ambient or slightly increased temperatures

  • Applications

    • Coatings
      • Systems based on alkyd binders
      • Unsaturated polyester paints containing paraffin

  • Dosage

    The recommended dosage is 0.01 to 0.05 % by weight on the total formulation, depending upon the binder system. We recommend 0.001 % in unsaturated polyester paints containing paraffin. The exact dosage should be experimentally determined. 

  • Storage

    Protect from the effects of weathering and 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.