Cobalt-Free Drier for Europe Markets

Borchi® OXY-Coat 1410 is a metal-based high-performance cobalt-free drier for high solids alkyd-based coatings. This high-concentration cobalt replacement additive is a unique catalyst that is applicable in a wide range of coating systems that dry oxidatively. It is available for European coating markets.


Benefits of High-Performance Cobalt-Free Driers

As concerns around cobalt are increasing within the coatings industry, Borchi® OXY-Coat 1410 is a curing solution that does not contain any metals that could potentially compromise sustainability. This high-performance, cobalt-free catalyst is a sustainable alternative to cobalt and other metal carboxylates in high solids coatings systems.

Benefits include faster dry times, improved gloss and haze, brighter whites, non-yellowing, and the ability to be used in adverse conditions (thus extending coatings season windows).



Borchi® OXY-Coat 1410 is ideal for use in wood, industrial, and architectural coatings, as well as in printing inks.



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This article contains information about the benefits of our Borchi® OXY-Coat line in high solids alkyds.

  • Physical Characteristics

    Appearance Slightly brown liquid
    Viscosity Max. 300 mPa·s ISO 3219 (A) (20 °C) 
    Density NA 
    Solvent 1.2 -propylene glycol 

  • Features

    • Improved drying activity, color performance, gloss and haze compared to cobalt-based driers
    • Based on a unique, patented, highly active iron complex
    • Recommended for solvent-based systems only
    • Can be used in all coatings which binders that dry by oxidation
    • Outperforms cobalt-based driers

  • Applications

    • Coatings with resins that that dry by oxidation
      • Alkyds
      • Vegetable oils
      • Epoxy esters
      • Polybutadiene
      • Others

  • Dosage

    All resin systems are unique and will require the level of Borchi® OXY - Coat  1410 to be optimized for best cost and dry. We recommend la ladder study of 0.05 – 3 % Borchi® OXY - Coat  1410 as supplied on resin solids. Please keep in mind that too much Borchi® OXY - Coat  1410 might inhibit through dry. Borchi® OXY - Coat  1410 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 :

For chemical inventory status, please review section 15 of the current SDS.

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