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 flow and leveling additive eliminates flooding and floating and is able to maintain intercoat adhesion

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 silicone-free flow and leveling agent improved DOI, orange peel and clarity in coatings and is able to maintain intercoat adhesion

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.


Borchi Gol 8701 optimized short and long wave ratio for outstanding appearance. Similar performance to siloxanes without 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 prevents slip in coatings. Silicone-free flow and leveling agent for intercoat adhesion

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.


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  • Physical Characteristics

    AppearanceClear liquid
    Non-volatile content48 – 52 % EN ISO 3251 (2h, 125 °C)
    Density0.98 g/cm3 (20 °C)
    Viscosity20 – 40 mPa.s EN ISO 12058-1 (23 °C)
    Color(Hazen) Max. 40 ISO 2211
    Refractive IndexN/A
    Solvent(s)Methoxypropyl acetate

  • Features

    • 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

  • Applications

    • Coatings
      • Solvent-based

  • Dosage

    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.

  • 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 :
  • Europe : EINECS
  • USA : TSCA
  • Canada : DSL
  • Australia : AICS
  • New Zealand : NZIoC
  • China : IECSC
  • Japan : ENCS/METI
  • Korea : ECL
  • Taiwan : NECI/NCSR