MEKO-Free Anti-Skinning Agent for Solvent-Based Alkyd Coatings and Printing Inks
MEKO-free anti-skins further enhance sustainability when used with Borchi® OXY-Coat cobalt-free high-performance catalysts for solvent-based short, medium, and long oil alkyd coatings or Borchi® Dragon high-performance cobalt-free catalyst for solvent-based high solids, long oil alkyd coatings.
Other MEKO-free anti-skins include:
Appearance Clear, colorless to slightly turbid Viscosity Max. 50 mPa·s ISO 3219 (A) (20 °C) Density 0.965 – 0.995 g/cm3 DIN 51757 (20 °C) Solvent N/A
- Easy to incorporate
- Can be used in various binders still in the container
- Does not cause discoloration
- Does not adversely affect the drying time of the paint system
- Does not give rise to undesirable secondary phenomena during the drying process
- Printing inks
- Paints based on
- Raw linseed oil
- Wood oil
- Alkyd resins
- Other comparable binders
Borchi® Nox 1640 can directly be added in its supply form. lt can be added either to the mill base or to the finished paint, stirring constantly. The addition of Borchi® Nox 1640 is 0.2 to 1.5 % on paint formulation or 1.5 – 2 times the amount of MEKO. The optimum dosage depends on the binder / pigment system and must be determined beforehand in trials.
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.
For further safety information please refer to our safety data sheet.
For chemical inventory status, please review section 15 of the current SDS.
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