Thickener/suspending additive for solvent-based paints containing dense pigments

  • Physical Characteristics

    AppearanceGreenish paste
    Non-volatile content55 – 60 % ISO 3251 (2g, 3h, 105 °C)
    pHN/A
    Density0.94 – 0.98 g/cm3 DIN 53217 (20 °C)
    ViscosityN/A
    SolventWhite-spirit with < 1 % aromatics

  • Features

    • Inhibits the hard settling of coatings containing dense pigments
    • Easy to incorporate with high shear dispersing equipment
    • Does not affect dry speed, hardness, gloss or weathering resistance of cured film

  • Applications

    • Fillers
    • Heavy pigments
    • Metal powders
    • Coatings
      • Epoxy
      • Epoxy ester
      • Alkyd
      • Chlorinated rubber
      • Vinyl resin polymers / copolymers
      • Polyurethanes

  • Dosage

    • 1.0 – 3.0% on total paint formulation

    Borchi® Set 134 can be added at any stage of the formulation although addition to the mill base is recommended. A high-speed mixer should be used for best incorporation into zinc-rich paints. The exact dosage should be experimentally determined.

  • Storage

    Protect from the effects of weather 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 : EINECS
  • Switzerland : EINECS
  • USA : TSCA
  • Canada : NDSL
  • China : IECSC
  • Korea : ECL