Silicone-Free Flow and Leveling Additive
Borchi® Gol 8701 is a silicone-free flow and leveling additive that is able to maintain intercoat adhesion in coatings while providing excellent substrate wetting and slip. This solution also reduces pigment flooding and floating.
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Borchi® Gol 8701 silicone-free flow and leveling agent eliminates flooding and floating in pigments
Benefits of Silicone-Free Flow and Leveling Additives
Benefits include removal of orange peel, excellent gloss, improved clarity, ability to maintain intercoat adhesion, and outstanding DOI in coatings. Borchi® Gol 8701 does not promote or stabilize application foam and does not cause haze or turbidity.
Borchi® Gol 8701 improves DOI, orange peel, and clarity in clear and pigmented solvent-based coatings
As a substrate wetting agent, Borchi® Gol 8701 optimizes short and long wave ratio for outstanding appearance. It provides similar performance to siloxanes – however, unlike siloxanes, this agent does not cause recoatability issues.
Optimized short and long wave ratio for outstanding appearance. Performance is similar to siloxanes, but does not cause recoatability issues
Borchi® Gol 8701 increases slip for improved application in solvent-based paint without impacting recoatability
This additive works with a multitude of resin systems, but is primarily recommended for clear and pigmented solvent-based coatings.
Appearance Clear liquid Non-volatile content 48 – 52 % EN ISO 3251 (2h, 125 °C) pH N/A Density 0.98 g/cm3 (20 °C) Viscosity 20 – 40 mPa.s EN ISO 12058-1 (23 °C) Color (Hazen) Max. 40 ISO 2211 Refractive Index N/A Solvent(s) Methoxypropyl acetate
- Improves surface wetting and flow
- Provides excellent slip without intercoat adhesion interference
- Used to reduce pigment flooding and floating
- Can be used in most solvent-based coating systems
The recommended dosage is 0.5 – 2.0 % of the total weight of the formulation depending upon the binder type. The exact dosage should be experimentally determined. Borchi® Gol 8701 is easy to use and can be added at any stage of the formulation; however, we recommend adding it near the end of the formula.
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.
Please refer to our safety data sheet for information relating to product safety.
SAFETY DATA SHEET
- Europe : EINECS
- USA : TSCA
- Canada : DSL
- Australia : AICS
- New Zealand : NZIoC
- China : IECSC
- Japan : ENCS/METI
- Korea : ECL
- Taiwan : NECI/NCSR