Cobalt-Free Paint Drier for Water-Based Alkyds

Borchi® OXY-Coat 1101 is a high-performance cobalt-free paint drier for water-based alkyds that demonstrates excellent drying performance at low-use levels in coatings.

This curing additive is not only cobalt-free, but also VOC-free, APEO-free, and Proposition 65 and REACH compliant. As concerns around cobalt are increasing within the coatings industry, this product benefits the market as a waterborne curing solution that does not contain any metals that could potentially compromise sustainability.

 

Benefits of Water-Based High-Performance Cobalt-Free Driers

Borchi® OXY-Coat 1101 is a high-performance catalyst that is applicable in coating systems that dry oxidatively. It is our only cobalt-free solution for water-based alkyd coatings that is available in all regions. Benefits of this cobalt-free paint drier include improved dry times, gloss, and haze. This solution also provides brighter whites and lower yellow tones in coatings.

Our high-performance cobalt-free drying technology is ideal for waterborne exterior alkyd coatings used in extreme weather conditions. This helps extend the coatings season window for outdoor paint applications. It provides wrinkle-free drying in hot weather and improves dry times in low temperature, high humidity weather.

Improved adhesion in direct-to-metal applications and better loss of dry over stability are provided by our cobalt-free drying solutions.

 

 

Borchi® OXY-Coat 1101 Drying in Adverse Conditions

improved dry times in adverse conditions for waterborne alkyd paints with cobalt free drier

Borchi® OXY-Coat 1101 cobalt-free drier improves dry times in low temperature, high humidity conditions for waterborne alkyd paints

 

Color Advantages of Borchi® OXY-Coat Technology 

               Cobalt Drier                          Borchi® OXY-Coat 1101

Color advantages of Borchi® OXY-Coat technology include brighter whites in alkyd paints compared to metal carboxylate alternatives

 

Wrinkling Prevention on Substrates

wrinkling prevention from over-application due to cobalt-free water-based alkyd drier

      Cobalt Drier                       Borchi® OXY-Coat

Cobalt-free driers prevent wrinkling in alkyd paints compared to cobalt containing driers

 

Applications

Applications include wood, industrial, and architectural coatings, as well as printing inks.

 

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  • Physical Characteristics

    Appearance Clear brown to yellow liquid 
    Viscosity – 200 mPa·s (informative) ISO 3219 (A) (20 °C) 
    Density Approx. 1.0 g/cm3 (informativeDIN 51757 (20 °C) 
    Solvent Water (informative) 

  • Features

    • Improved drying activity, color performance, gloss and haze compared to cobalt-based driers
    • Based on a unique, patented, highly active iron complex
    • Compliant with the environmental labels “Blue Angel” (RAL-UZ 12a) and “EU Ecolabel” (Regulation (EC) No. 66/2010, Commission Decision 2014/312/EU)
    • Can be used in all coatings with binders that dry by oxidation
    • Ideal for water-based systems
    • Outperforms cobalt-based driers

  • Applications

    • Coatings with binders that dry by oxidation

  • Dosage

    All resin systems are unique and will require the level of Borchi® OXY - Coat 1101 to be optimized for the best cost and dry. We recommend using a ladder study of 0.25 – 2 % Borchi® OXY - Coat 1101 as supplied on resin solids. Please keep in mind that too much Borchi®  OXY - Coat 1101 might inhibit through dry. Borchi® OXY - Coat 1101 should be added as one of the last ingredients before the Anti-Skinning agent.

  • 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.

Registration :
  • Europe : Pre-registered, EU - REACH (Registered)
  • Switzerland : EINECS
  • USA : TSCA
  • Canada : Allowed under specific conditions. Please contact us for further information.
  • Australia : Registered but currently may be subject to volume restrictions
  • New Zealand : May be used as a component in a product covered by a group standard but it is not approved for use as a chemical in its own right
  • China : Registered but currently may be subject to volume restrictions
  • Japan : Registered but currently may be subject to volume restrictions
  • Korea : ECL
  • Taiwan : NECI
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