Specialty Additives product selection guide

Solutions that add real value to your water-based systems

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4 About us 7 Product overview 8 Additives for coatings and paints 9 Additives for inks and graphic arts 10 Additives for adhesives, construction and industrial specialties 12 Complete product offering

not just products. we offer solutions. . 3 .We take a holistic approach to improving our clients’ competitive advantage . .

as well as by anticipating the needs of our customers and offering innovative solutions – sometimes even in advance of our customers’ anticipated requirements. From ideas to finished products. we can help you put it all together by teaming the best products with an unparalleled applications development team. solve problems and grow your business. We do this through continual investment in product development and pace setting technology. we have applied our surface science y knowledge to help create what is today recognized as an exceptional product portfolio. our goal is to help you achieve your goals. we recognized the inevitable shift from solvent to water-based systems and helped guide formulators through the challenges of making the transition. to help you create successful products. A winning team Additives may be able to help you solve formulating challenges – but it’s the people behind the products that really make a difference. We continually strive to be the global supplier of choice of specialty additives. With their support. From product development to applications testing to technical service.About us Committed to providing unmatched performance Air Products seeks at all times to maintain its reputation as a leading supplier of exceptional specialty additives throughout the world. For decades. our chemists have been studying the unique challenges faced by the formulators of water-based systems. within a broad range of applications and markets. our team can help you develop products. customers who value high performance solutions. Over 40 years ago. 4 . supplying. From a small number of Surf¯ nol surfactant products.

adhesives. We started with the Surfynol 104 molecule and developed a broader Surfynol product line…and we haven’t stopped yet! • Dynol surfactants – for your most demanding applications – we think of them as superwetters because where wetting is concerned. • Carbowet surfactants – perfect for applications where you need a bit more than your typical surfactant. inks. grind aids and dispersing agents.™ ® Air Products’ families of Surfy nol. they’re second to none. We are constantly working to provide unique products and performance solutions for a broad range of applications. Our continued commitment to developing new and beneficial surfactant technology promises to be an answer to ongoing challenges facing formulators. including coatings. metalworking and construction. ZetaSperse® and Carbowet® additives are widely used in countless industries.® Dy nol. defoamers. • ZetaSperse additives – a dedicated line of pigment dispersing additives to help with the unique challenges of handling pigments efficiently and effectively. 5 . not just products . • EnviroGem additives – Products specifically designed to help our customers meet their own environmental challenges – examples of our long-standing commitment to stay ahead of the world’s environmental regulations. EnviroGem. but also need to balance cost with performance.Offering you solutions. • Surfynol additives – a top performing range of wetting agents.

. .We’re dedicated to anticipating customer requirements and to helping our customers develop their businesses . 6 .

Surfactants Defoamers Organic-based Surfynol DF-37 Surfynol DF-70 Surfynol DF-75 Surfynol DF-220 Surfynol DF-58 Surfynol DF-62 Surfynol DF-66 Surfynol DF-695 Surfynol DF-178 Pigment dispersing additives Grind aids EnviroGem 2010 Carbowet 100 Carbowet DC01 Surfynol CT-221 Surfynol GA Surfynol TG Product overview Wetting agents Surfynol 104 Surfynol 104A Surfynol 104BC -nol 104DPM Surfy Surfynol 104E Surfynol 104H Surfynol 104PA Surfynol 104PG50 Surfynol 104S Surfynol 2502 Surfynol 420 Surfynol 440 Surfynol 465 Surfynol 485 Surfynol 485W Surfynol 500S Surfynol 61 Surfynol 82 Surfynol FS-85 Surfynol OP-340 Surfynol PSA204 Surfynol PSA216 Surfynol PSA336 Surfynol SE Surfynol SE-F EnviroGem AD01 EnviroGem AE02 EnviroGem 2010 Carbowet 13-40 Carbowet 76 Carbowet 100 Carbowet 103 Carbowet 106 Carbowet 109 Carbowet 125 Carbowet 144 Carbowet DC01 Carbowet DC11 Carbowet LSF Silicone-based Resinated systems Surfynol CT-131 Surfynol CT-136 Surfynol CT-171 Surfynol CT-231 Surfynol CT-324 ZetaSperse 2100 Surfynol MD-20 Surfynol MD-600S Surfynol DF-110C/D/L Surfynol 104 Surfynol 104A Surfynol 104BC Surfynol 104DPM Surfynol 104E Surfynol 104H -nol 104PA Surfy Surfynol 104PG50 Surfynol 104S Surfynol 500S Surfynol PC EnviroGem AD01 Molecular Resin-free systems ZetaSperse 1200 ZetaSperse 1600 ZetaSperse 2300 ZetaSperse 2500 ZetaSperse 3100 ZetaSperse 3400 ZetaSperse 3700 Superwetters Dynol 604 Dynol 607 EnviroGem 360 7 . Please check with your local office.Some products are not available in all regions.

Pigment dispersion (base) Specialty paper Industrial maintenance Architectural Automotive • • • For dispersion specific needs. Surfynol DF-178 Surfynol DF-220 Surfynol DF-37 Surfynol DF-58 Surfynol DF-62 Surfynol DF-66 -nol DF-70 Surfy Surfynol DF-75 Surfynol PC Surfynol DF-110* -nol MD-20 Surfy EnviroGem AD01 Surfynol 104* -nol 500S Surfy Dynol 604 Dynol 607 EnviroGem 360 Surfynol 2502 -nol 420 Surfy Surfynol 440 Surfynol 465 Surfynol 485* Surfynol PSA336 Surfynol SE-F Carbowet 106 Carbowet 109 Carbowet 13-40 Carbowet 100 Carbowet DC01 EnviroGem 2010 Surfynol CT-221 Surfynol CT-131 -nol CT-171 Surfy Surfynol CT-231 Surfynol CT-324 ZetaSperse 1200 ZetaSperse 1600 ZetaSperse 2100 ZetaSperse 2300 ZetaSperse 2500 ZetaSperse 3100 ZetaSperse 3400 ZetaSperse 3700 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Defoaming Additives for coatings and paints • • • • • • • • Molecular Defoamers • • • • • • • • Wetting • • • • • • Grind Aids • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Dispersing Pigment dispersion (colorant) Powder Plastic Wood • . Pigment Dependent — see FAZT tool or contact us.Some products are not available in all regions. refer to recommendations in pigment dispersion columns • • 8 * This product is available in different forms • Top recommendations Secondary options Please see the section “complete product offering” for a comprehensive listing of our products. Please check with your local office.

• Dispersing Surfynol CT-324 ZetaSperse 1200 ZetaSperse 1600 ZetaSperse 2100 ZetaSperse 2300 ZetaSperse 2500 ZetaSperse 3100 ZetaSperse 3400 ZetaSperse 3700 • Top recommendations For dispersion specific needs. refer to recommendations in pigment dispersion columns • • • • • • • • Secondary options Please see the section “complete product offering” for a comprehensive listing of our products. 9 . Please check with your local office. Overprint varnish Pigment dispersion (resin-free) Pigment dispersion (resinated) Surfynol DF-58 Surfynol DF-62 Fountain solutions Inks • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Additives for inks and graphic arts Defoaming Surfynol DF-66 Surfynol DF-695 Surfynol DF-70 -nol DF-75 Surfy Surfynol DF-110* Surfynol MD-20 EnviroGem AD01 Surfynol 104* EnviroGem 360 Dynol 604 Wetting Dynol 607 Surfynol 2502 Surfynol 420 Surfynol 440 Surfynol 465 Surfynol FS-85 Surfynol OP-340 Surfynol SE-F EnviroGem 2010 Surfynol CT-221 Surfynol CT-131 Surfynol CT-171 Surfynol CT-231 • • • • Molecular Defoamers Grind Aids • • • • • • • Pigment Dependent — see FAZT tool or contact us.Some products are not available in all regions.

Additives for adhesives. Please check with your local office. construction and industrial specialties Some products are not available in all regions. Construction: Dry-mix mortars Construction: Superplasticizer admixtures Defoaming Surfynol DF-220 Surfynol DF-37 Surfynol DF-58 Surfynol DF-66 Surfynol DF-75 Surfynol DF-110* Surfynol MD-20 EnviroGem AD01 Surfynol 104* Surfynol MD600S Surfynol 500S Surfynol 82 EnviroGem AE02 Surfynol 2502 Surfynol 420 Surfynol 440 Wetting Surfynol 465 Surfynol 485* Surfynol PSA204 Surfynol PSA216 Surfynol PSA336 -nol SE Surfy Surfynol SE-F Dynol 604 Dynol 607 Carbowet 100 Carbowet DC01 Carbowet LSF Surfynol TG Surfynol CT-221 * This product is available in different forms 1 Engineered Lumber refers to plywood. 10 Metalworking Latex dipping Adhesives: Film and PSA Agricultural chemicals Adhesives: Engineered lumber1 Lamination adhesives . oriented strandboard and particle board • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Molecular Defoamers • • • • • • • • • • • Top recommendations Secondary options • • • Please see the section “complete product offering” for a comprehensive listing of our products.

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inks. Surfynol 104A A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (50% active solution of Surfynol 104 in 2-ethylhexanol). Surfynol 104 is available in a number of solvent cuts as well as powdered forms. and adhesives systems. inks. Inhibits foam generation in processing and application with added surface tension reduction that improves substrate wetting and appearance. APE-free. FDA and EPA clearances. inks. Provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. Surface tension reduction allows wetting on poorly prepared substrates. APE-free. and antifoam properties help minimize entrained air and pinholing. Please check with your local office. APE-free. Surfynol 104DPM A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (50% active solution of Surfynol 104 additive in dipropyleneglycol monomethylether). FDA and EPA clearances. improving appearance and adhesion. Surfynol Additives Surfynol 104 A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (100% active waxy solid).and APE-free. solvent. Does not cause water or other resistance issues common with other surfactants. Surfynol 104BC A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (50% active solution of Surfynol 104 in 2-butoxyethanol). Surfynol 104E A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (50% active solution of Surfynol 104 additive in ethylene glycol). adhesives systems. and adhesives systems. and adhesives systems. Surfynol 104H A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (75% active solution of Surfynol 104 additive in ethylene glycol). Provides superior wetting and antifoaming performance without any impact on water or chemical resistance properties. and agricultural chemical applications. inks.Complete product offering Some products are not available in all regions. flow and leveling. Surface tension reduction facilitates wetting and defect reduction. Provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. inks. and adhesives systems. Surfynol 104 surfactant is an acetylenic diol based surface active agent that provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. APE-free. 12 . Provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. FDA and EPA clearances. FDA and EPA clearances. FDA and EPA clearances. FDA and EPA clearances. Provides defect-free defoaming and dynamic wetting benefits in waterborne coatings. and minimize other defects. inks. Provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. and adhesives systems. Offers microfoam reduction and strong wetting to improve adhesion. APE-free.

The properties of Surfynol 61 allow it to completely evaporate under normal use conditions in variety of aqueous systems.and APE-free. improved solubility and compatibility in waterborne coatings. and adhesives systems. and adhesives systems. compatibilization and viscosity benefits in the dispersion of a wide range of organic. Offers exceptional viscosity stability in the dispersion of metal lake pigments. APE-free alternative to Surfynol CT-121 and GA additives. and adhesives systems. Surfynol 82 A nonionic surfactant (100% active solid) Surfynol 82 offers excellent non-foaming wetting in aqueous systems and is strongly synergistic with other surface active agents.and APE-free. FDA and EPA clearances.Surfynol 104PA A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (50% active solution of Surfynol 104 additive in isopropyl alcohol). and carbon black pigment chemistries in aqueous systems. Surfynol 485 An ethoxylated low-foam wetting agent (100% active liquid/semi-solid. stabilization. Enhances wetting of a variety of substrates. solvent. Provides performance similar to Surfynol 104 with improved handling characteristics in waterborne coatings. stabilization. stabilization. pigments. and agricultural chemical applications. HLB: 17). and adhesives systems. A volatile wetting agent (100% active liquid). Surfynol CT-221 surfactant is a proprietary additive designed for pigmented systems that provides low-foam pigment and substrate wetting. FDA compliance. FDA and EPA clearances. APE-free.and APE-free. Solvent. HLB: 17). Surfynol CT-221 A nonionic pigment grind aid and wetting agent (70% active liquid in water). Solvent-free version of Surfynol CT-136 additive. inorganic. and viscosity benefits in the dispersion of a wide range of organic. inks. HLB: 4). Surfynol 465 surfactant is an ethoxylated acetylenic diol that provides low foam surface tension reduction with improved solubility and compatibility in waterborne coatings.and APE-free. and adhesives systems. Provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. Provides low-foam surface tension reduction with slight emulsification properties. HLB: 13). Surfynol 420 An ethoxylated wetting agent and molecular defoamer (100% active liquid. solvent. Surfynol 104S surfactant is a powdered preparation of Surfynol 104 additive that provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings.and APE-free. Provides dynamic wetting and defoaming in waterborne coatings. solvent. EPA and FDA clearances. solvent. inks. Surfynol 500S A powdered nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer. adhesives systems. FDA and EPA clearances. FDA clearances. FDA and EPA clearances. inks. inks. Surfynol CT-171 An anionic/nonionic pigment dispersant and wetting agent (38% active solution in water). APE-free. inorganic. Surfynol CT-136 An anionic/nonionic pigment dispersant and wetting agent (52% active solution in water and ethylene glycol). EPA and FDA clearances. Surfynol 485W An ethoxylated low-foam wetting agent (75% active solution in water. inks. Surfynol 104PG50 A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (50% active solution of Surfynol 104 in propylene glycol). Surfynol 465 An ethoxylated low-foam wetting agent (100% active liquid. inks. Surfynol 500S surfactant is a powdered preparation that provides rapid wetting wetting of solid particles. APE-free. An alkoxylated low-foam wetting agent (100% active liquid). It can be volatized without degrading when heated to its boiling point of 221 Celsius. HLB: 8). solvent. Surfynol 2502 Surfynol CT-131 An anionic/nonionic pigment dispersant and wetting agent (52% active solution in water). and viscosity benefits in the dispersion of a wide range of organic. Surfynol 61 surfactant is a multifunctional surface active agent based on acetylenic chemistry that provides substrate wetting in systems where surfactant residues or contamination are undesirable. inks. Surfynol 440 An ethoxylated low-foam wetting agent (100% active liquid. Can significantly improve the milling process and pigment color development when used with dispersants or grind resins in aqueous dispersions and other aqueous systems.and APE-free. 13 . Provides low-foam surface tension reduction with slight emulsification properties and improved solubility and compatibility in waterborne coatings. and carbon black pigment chemistries in aqueous systems. APE-free. and adhesives systems. Surfynol 2502 surfactant is based on patented alkoxylated acetylenic diol surface active chemistry. Inhibits foam generation in processing and application with added surface tension reduction that improves substrate wetting and appearance. Surfynol 440 surfactant provides low foam dynamic and equilibrium surface tension reduction with improved dispersibility and ease of incorporation in waterborne coatings. particularly hard-to-wet films like polyethylene. Surfynol CT-131 pigment dispersing additive is a proprietary formulation of surface active and polymeric chemistries that provides excellent milling. fast mixing and enhanced workability of cementious systems. Surfynol CT-136 pigment dispersing additive is a proprietary formulation of surface active and polymeric chemistries that provides excellent milling. and adhesives systems. fillers. and carbon black pigment chemistries in aqueous systems. solvent. Surfynol 61 Surfynol 104S A nonionic wetting agent and molecular defoamer (46% active additive on an inorganic carrier). APE-free. and fibers. Provides ideal balance of dynamic surface tension reduction and system compatibility with very low foam in waterborne coatings. APE-free. FDA clearances. FDA and EPA clearances. such as silicon wafer or glass cleaning.and APE-free. inks. FDA and EPA clearances. FDA and EPA clearances. Surfynol CT-171 pigment dispersing additive is a proprietary formulation of surface active chemistries that provides excellent milling. while preventing foam. inks. and adhesives systems. FDA and EPA clearances.

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Surfynol DF-70 An organic defoamer (100% active liquid). APE-free. A silicone emulsion defoamer (46% active liquid). Emulsifiable in water APE-free. FDA compliances. FDA compliances. APE-free alternative to Surfynol CT-131 and CT-136 additives. inorganic. Surfynol DF-110D A nonionic. Surfynol PC A molecular defoamer (40% active liquid). defect-free foam control. defect-free foam control. Surfynol DF-70 defoamer is a and viscosity benefits in the dispersion of a wide range of inorganic and carbon proprietary. coatings and adhesives systems. APE-free. FDA compliances. A modified polysiloxane based defoamer. Surfynol PC defoamer is a proprietary formulation designed specifically to provide foam control and pigment shock reduction in paper coating formulations. Surfynol CT-324 pigment dispersing additive is a proprietary formulation of surface active and polymeric chemistries. Provides foam control and reduces microfoam without any of the incompatibilities or other issues associated with silicone or mineral oil defoamers. Provides initial and sustained defoaming performance in water-based formulations. 15 . Surfynol DF-37 defoamer is a proprietary acteylenic-based additive that provides foam control and surface wetting in water-based formulations. Surfynol OP340 wetting agent is a proprietary additive designed specifically for use in waterborne overprint varnish systems. organic molecular defoamer (32% active liquid in dipropylene glycol). Helps eliminate surface tension related issues like poor wetting. FDA compliances. Surfynol DF-58 Surfynol OP-340 A silicone-based defoamer (100% active liquid). Benefits include: microfoam elimination. APE-free. Surfynol MD-20 molecular defoamer is based on proprietary modified acetylenic diol chemistry. APE-free. sustained efficacy in water-based formulations. Surfynol DF-66 defoamer is a proprietary formulation that provides excellent balance of initial foam knockdown and sustained antifoaming over time in water-based formulations. stabilization. stabilization. Surfynol DF-110L defoamer is an acetylenic diol-based product that provides defoaming and de-airentraining in aqueous systems without the side effects typical of many traditional foam control agents. FDA compliance.Surfynol CT-231 An anionic/nonionic pigment dispersant and wetting agent (52% active solution in water). long-lasting foam control. non-silicone defoamer that provides effective foam knockdown and black pigment chemistries in aqueous systems. Surfynol MD-20 A nonionic. Surfynol FS-85 An anionic/nonionic wetting agent (98% active liquid with water). Surfynol DF-62 defoamer is a proprietary formulation that provides excellent balance of initial foam knockdown and sustained antifoaming over time in water-based formulations. APE-free. and viscosity benefits in the dispersion of a wide range of organic. HAPs-free. and good dynamic wetting. Surfynol DF-58 defoamer is a proprietary formulation that provides strong foam control and de-aeration performance in water-based formulations. organic molecular defoamer (20% active liquid in ethylene glycol and dipropylene glycol). Surfynol DF-220 defoamer is ideally suited for architectural and medium to high PVC systems. defect-free foam control. organic molecular defoamer (20% active liquid in polyethylene glycol). FDA compliances. APE-free. Surfynol DF-75 Surfynol DF-110C defoamer is an acetylenic diol-based product that provides defoaming and de-airentraining in aqueous systems without the side effects typical An organic defoamer (100% active liquid). Benefits include: microfoam elimination. A ether-modified polysiloxane defoamer (100% active liquid). Offers excellent letdown and grind long-lasting foam control. A nonionic. FDA compliances. organic defoaming/de-aerating wetting agent (100% active liquid). surface defects. APE-free. sustained efficacy in water-based formulations. and good dynamic wetting. Surfynol DF-178 A formulated silicone-based defoamer and de-aerator (100% active liquid). FDA compliances. Provides important wetting and emulsification properties. organic defoamer (100% active liquid). and carbon black pigment chemistries in aqueous systems. and good dynamic wetting. FDA compliances. Surfynol DF-75 defoamer is a proprietary mineral oil-free. Surfynol DF-220 defoamer is a proprietary silicone-free additive that provides rapid and sustained defoaming in water-based printing inks. Provides microfoam elimination. defoaming in architectural and industrial coatings systems. Surfynol CT-231 pigment dispersing additive is a proprietary formulation of surface active and polymeric chemistries that provides excellent milling. FDA compliances. allowing the elimination of solvents and other undesirable additives from fountain solution formulations. APE-free. retraction. Surfynol DF-220 An organic defoamer (100% active liquid). and excellent in acrylic systems. non-silicone defoamer that provides effective foam knockdown and of many traditional foam control agents. APE-free. APE-free. Stable through continued recycling of the formulation. Provides long-lasting defoamer activity. Surfynol DF-62 An anionic/nonionic wetting agent (78% active liquid). Surfynol DF-37 Surfynol MD-600S A powdered nonionic molecular defoamer designed to eliminate air entrapment in cementitious systems. Surfynol MD600S is a powdered preparation that allows for fast-acting defoaming and long-lasting de-aration in dry mix formulations. Surfynol DF-110D defoamer is an acetylenic diol-based product that provides defoaming and de-airentraining in aqueous systems without the side effects typical of many traditional foam control agents. APE-free. Surfynol DF-695 defoamer is a proprietary emulsified silicone additive. Provides strong defoaming and microfoam control and is particularly effective in spray applications. Provides excellent milling. Surfynol DF178 defoamer was developed specifically for applications in waterborne coatings and graphic arts that demand both powerful defoaming and defect-free surfaces. Surfynol DF-66 Surfynol DF-695 Surfynol CT-324 An anionic/nonionic pigment dispersant and wetting agent (46% active solution in water). APE-free. Surfynol FS85 surfactant is a proprietary additive designed for use in lithographic fountain solutions. or orange peel over both wet and dry lithographic inks. HAPs-free. APE-free. Water dispersible and excellent in Surfynol DF-110C acrylic and styrene-acrylic systems. APE-free. A nonionic. long-lasting foam control. Surfynol DF-110L A nonionic. APE-free.

and APE-free. EnviroGem AE02 A readily biodegradable nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid). acetylenic diol surface active chemistry. Helps enable low-VOC coatings customers to meet environmental regulations in a variety of demanding waterborne applications. Surfynol SE-F surfactant is a self-emulsifiable product based on acetylenic diol chemistry. FDA and EPA clearances. Provides extremely low dynamic and equilibrium surface tension with low to moderate foam and improved solubility in a variety of demanding waterborne applications. molecular defoamer and coalescing surfactant (100% active liquid).and APE-free. Surfynol PSA336 A formulated wetting agent (80% active solution in water). APE-free. Provides low-foam pigment and substrate wetting. Surfynol SE surfactant is a self-emulsifiable product based on acetylenic diol chemistry. Dynol 607 A high-performance. easy-to-handle liquid with a pour point of 0°C and a cloud point 70°C. Surfynol PSA336 surfactant is based on a proprietary combination of surface active chemistries. low foaming propietary additive that provides rapid substrate and pigment wetting and is an environmentally preferable alternative to APE-containing surfactants. It is suitable for use across a broad pH range (3-9). A low viscosity. Surfynol TG surfactant is a proprietary additive designed for pigmented systems that provides low foam pigment and substrate wetting and can significantly improve the milling process and pigment color development when used with dispersants or grind resins in aqueous dispersions and other aqueous systems. Dynol Surfactants Dynol 604 A high-performance.and APE-free. Can significantly improve the milling process and pigment color development when used with dispersants or grind resins in aqueous dispersions and other aqueous systems.and APE-free. FDA compliance.Surfynol PSA204 A formulated wetting agent (75% active liquid).and APE-free organic chemistry makes it a performance alternative to silicone and fluoro-surfactants. FDA clearances. EnviroGem Additives EnviroGem 2010 A nonionic pigment grind aid and wetting agent (88% active liquid in water). although stability at pH extremes may be formulation-specific. Solvent. Surfynol GA A nonionic pigment grind aid and wetting agent (70% active solution in water and ethylene glycol). EnviroGem 2010 is a multifunctional. inks. Surfynol SE A self-emulisifiable wetting agent and defoamer (80% active liquid in water). FDA clearances. This product shows excellent dynamic surface tension reduction.and APE-free organic chemistry makes it a performance alternative to silicone and fluoro-surfactants. ethoxylated nonionic superwetter (100% active liquid). Dynol 607 surfactant is based on patented ethoxylated. FDA clearances. Dynol 604 surfactant is based on patented ethoxylated. 16 . EPA and FDA clearances. Solvent. Provides improved color development and tint strength. EPA and FDA clearances. and adhesives systems. and coalescing benefits in waterborne coatings. Solvent. dynamic wetting. Provides similar performance to Surfynol 104. FDA clearances. Provides low dynamic surface tension and substrate wetting with defoamer properties in water-based pressure sensitive and laminating adhesive applications. solvent. Solvent. improved freeze-thaw stability and excellent scrub resistance. EnviroGem AE02 is recommended for use in waterborne and other systems that require environmentally friendly solutions. EnviroGem 360 surfactant is based on patented technology that provides extremely low dynamic and equilibrium surface tension reduction with low foam and film formation/coalescing benefits. Surfynol SE-F A self-emulisifiable wetting agent and defoamer (80% active liquid in water). acetylenic diol surface active chemistry. Its solvent. EnviroGem AD01 surfactant is a patented alkane diol surface active agent that provides defoaming. Provides extremely low dynamic and equilibrium surface tension with low foam in a variety of demanding waterborne applications. ethoxylated nonionic superwetter (100% active liquid). Solvent. Surfynol TG A nonionic pigment grind aid and wetting agent (83% active solution in water and ethylene glycol). Surfynol PSA204 surfactant is based on a proprietary combination of surface active chemistries.and APE-free. FDA clearances. Surfynol GA surfactant is a proprietary additive designed for pigmented systems. Its solvent and APE-free organic chemistry makes it a performance alternative to silicone and fluoro-surfactants. but with greater FDA approvals in a wide variety of aqueous systems.and APE-free. FDA compliance. EnviroGem 360 A high-performance nonionic superwetting and coalescing surfactant (100% active liquid). EnviroGem AD01 A nonionic wetting agent. Provides very low dynamic surface tension and substrate wetting while minimizing foam creation in water-based pressure sensitive and laminating adhesives. Solvent. Provides similar performance to Surfynol SE. Provides low dynamic surface tension and substrate wetting with very low foam generation in water-based pressure sensitive and laminating adhesives. APE-free. Surfynol PSA216 A formulated wetting agent (75% active liquid). FDA compliances. FDA compliances. but improved handling and incorporation in a wide variety of aqueous systems. Surfynol PSA216 surfactant is based on a proprietary combination of surface active chemistries.

Solvent. ZetaSperse 2100 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting and stabilizing chemistries that provides optimized stabilization of acidic carbon black pigments and polar inorganics like TiO2 in waterborne coatings and inks. perylene. ZetaSperse 2100 additive is best used in conjunction with an anionic dispersant or grind resin. azo. ZetaSperse 3700 A high-performance dispersant (40% active solution in water). ZetaSperse 1600 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting and stabilizing chemistries that provides excellent color development and small particle stabilization optimized for organic pigment dispersions in waterborne coatings and inks systems. Solventand APE-free. ZetaSperse and stabilizing chemistries. Solvent. ZetaSperse 2500 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting and stabilizing A high-performance dispersant (45% active solution in water and propylene glycol).and APE-free.ZetaSperse Dispersing Additives ZetaSperse 1200 ZetaSperse 2500 A high-performance dispersant (40% active solution in water). and metal complex chemistries in waterborne coating and ink systems. ZetaSperse 3100 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of stabilizing chemistries that provides outstanding stabilization of carbon black and inorganic pigment dispersions with robust letdown compatibility in waterborne coating and ink systems. Solvent. phthalocyanine. ZetaSperse 3100 A high-performance dispersant (40% active solution in water). ZetaSperse 2100 A high-performance dispersant (100% active liquid). ZetaSperse 3400 A high-performance dispersant (29% active solution in water). Solvent.and APE-free. such as titanium dioxide and iron oxides and is an APE-free alternative to Surfynol CT-171 additive.and APE-free. ZetaSperse 1600 A high-performance dispersant (50% active solution in water and propylene glycol). Provides optimized viscosity.and APE-free. gloss. in waterborne coatings and inks. ZetaSperse 2300 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting and stabilizing chemistries that provides robust stabilization of most pigment and particle chemistries in waterborne coatings and inks. APE-free. ZetaSperse 3400 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting and stabilizing chemistries that provides excellent color and viscosity stability in the dispersion of problematic and high-performance organic pigments such as quinacridone. chemistries that provides excellent viscosity stability and stabilization of demanding ZetaSperse 1200 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting organic pigment chemistries in waterborne coating and ink systems. Solvent. APE-free. azo and dioxazine chemistries in waterborne coating and ink systems. 17 .and APE-free. and performance 2500 offers exceptional viscosity stability in the dispersion of metal salt pigments for polar inorganic pigments dispersions. ZetaSperse 3700 pigment dispersing additive is a tailored combination of wetting and stabilizing chemistries that provides excellent color and viscosity stability in the dispersion of problematic and high-performance organic pigments such as DPP. ZetaSperse 2300 A high-performance dispersant (95% active liquid with water).

Allows for the surface tension reduction necessary to wet both pigment and substrate.and APE-free. Carbowet 144 surfactant is a low-foaming.Carbowet Surfactants Carbowet 100 Carbowet 144 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid.and APE-free. HLB: 17. Carbowet 106 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid. solvent. It is an easy to dissolve liquid with a high cloud point that provides excellent wetting. as well as better compatibility with associative oil in water emulsifier. and emulsification in a wide range of applications and polymer systems. improves freeze-thaw stability of acrylic systems. 18 .and APE-free. solvent-free and alkyl phenol ethoxylate-free additive for pigment inks. and adhesives systems. HLB: 12. rapid destabilization of foam. FDA and EPA clearances. Carbowet 13-40 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (70% active liquid. Excellent water in oil emulsifier. FDA and EPA clearances. and adhesives systems. Carbowet DC01 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (80% active solution in water). solvent.and APE-free. and adhesives systems.8).7). FDA and EPA clearances. Carbowet 125 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid. Provides performance comparable to NP-9 type and similar alkyl phenol-based surfactants in waterborne coatings. and adhesives systems. Carbowet 103 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid. Carbowet 109 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid. HLB: 10. solvent. This low viscosity. inks. Carbowet 125 surfactant is a low viscosity liquid that is rapidly soluble in water and provides excellent surface tension reduction for substrate and pigment wetting in a wide range of applications. low-foaming. Carbowet 76 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid. Carbowet DC11 surfactant is is a multifunctional. Allows for the surface tension reduction necessary to wet both pigment and substrate. HLB: 7. APE-free. inks. waxy solid at room temperature. solvent.5). alkylphenol Carbowet 100 is a blend of nonionic surfactants. Carbowet LSF A nonionic wetting agent and dispersant (42% active solution in water and ethylene glycol) that provides good wetting as well as good foam control to coagulant baths for both natural and synthetic rubber dipping process and in the preparation of latex tank compounds. Provides excellent surface tension reduction and and substrate wetting.and APE-free. Provides performance comparable to NP-6 type and similar alkyl phenol-based surfactants in waterborne coatings. readily biodegradable liquid provides excellent pigment dispercancy and good foam control in in a wide range of applications. and can enhance/stabilize color acceptance.4). Carbowet 109 surfactant is a proprietary formulation designed as an APE-free replacement. HLB: 13. and can enhance/stabilize color acceptance.9). HLB: 8. inks. Carbowet DC01 surfactant is a proprietary formulation designed as an APE-free replacement. Carbowet 106 surfactant is a proprietary formulation designed as an APE-free replacement. thickeners in architectural paint formulations and aqueous pigment dispersions. Carbowet DC11 An ethoxylated nonionic surfactant (100% active liquid. and can enhance/stabilize color acceptance in waterborne coatings.6). pigment wetting and stabilization.and APE-free. characterized as a multifunctional. solvent. FDA and EPA clearances. Carbowet 103 surfactant is a proprietary formulation that provides the surface tension reduction necessary to wet both pigment and substrate. Excellent substrate and pigment wetting.and APE-free. FDA and EPA clearances. solvent.and APE-free. easy to handle. Provides performance comparable to APE and modified APE chemistries in architectural and other coatings systems. FDA and EPA clearances. HLB: 14. inks.1). This unique proprietary blend was designed to provide rapid wetting characteristics. FDA and EPA clearances. solvent. Carbowet 13-40 surfactant is an APE-free alternative to 30–40 mole alkyl phenol ethoxylate-based surfactants in waterborne coatings. FDA clearances.and APE-free. and reduced defects. Solvent. and adhesives systems. ethoxylate-free additive for pigment and substrate wetting in waterborne coatings. solvent. alkylphenol ethoxylate-free additive for pigment and substrate wetting for waterborne coatings. alkylphenol ethoxylate-free additive for pigment and substrate wetting. Carbowet 76 surfactant is a multifunctional. Carbowet 13-40 surfactant provides substrate wetting. and adhesives systems. inks. HLB: 13.9).

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