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aDDITIVES
FOR
LIQUID COATINGS

and PRINTING INKS


A 016669 - March 2013

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PRODUCT LIST FOR LIQUID COATINGS and INKS ADDITIVES and BINDERS

Additives for Liquid Coatings

Defoamers Moussex
Levelling and Flow agents Modarez
Substrate wetting agents Modarez X
Slip, leveling and wetting substrates Modarez S
Pigments Dispersing agents Prox
Pigments Wetting and Dispersing agents Synthro-Pon
Coupling agents Synthro-Comp
Emulsifiers Prox
Corrosion inhibitors, Anti Flashrust Synthro-Cor
Rheology modifiers Synthro-Thix and Prox
Conductivity agents Synthro-Stat
Fire retardant Synthro-Nyl
Stabilizers, pH buffer Synthro-Stab
Waxes and water repellent additives Synthro-Wax, Synthro-Pel
Catalysts Actiron
Odour masking Masquodor

Resins for water borne Coatings

Acrylic copolymer emulsion Prox AM Serie


(Anionic, Non ionic and Cationic)

Acrylic / acrylonitrile copolymer Prox AMN Serie


Styrene Acrylic copolymer Prox AMS Serie
Epoxy resins in emulsion Prox EB Serie
Polyurethane in emulsion Prox R Serie

S Suitable for solvent based coatings

W Suitable for water based coatings

S/W Suitable for solvent and water based coatings

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PRODUCT LIST FOR LIQUID COATINGS and INKS ADDITIVES and BINDERS

DEFOAMING

DEFOAMERS SILICONE BASED

VOC-free polysiloxane based defoamer for water-based systems, easy to incorporate


W Moussex S 9092
and recommended for high quality industrial coatings. FDA 175-300.

VOC-free modified polysiloxane based defoamer for water borne industrial,


Moussex S 8044
W decorative coatings and printing inks, and also suitable for pigments concentrates.
NEW Good compatibility and excellent dispersibility.

VOC-free polysiloxane based defoamer for solvent and solvent-free coatings,



S Moussex 388 SL especially for flooring applications, combining strong defoaming properties with good
levelling. FDA 175-300.

Polysiloxane based defoamer for industrial coatings, as 2K acrylic, epoxy, air drying
S Moussex S 667
and stoving enamels. Highly efficient in clear coat. FDA 175-300.

DEFOAMERS SILICONE FREE

VOC-free mineral oil based defoamer for water-based coatings. Highly efficient and
W Moussex 7134 HE
easy to incorporate.

Concentrated mineral oil defoamer for water borne decorative coatings and printing
Moussex 3130 HL
W inks, with very strong defoaming properties in acrylic, styrene-acrylic, vinyl acrylic
NEW acetate and versatate based emulsion paints.

Moussex 7141 HL-V VOC free 100% active vegetable oil based defoamer for water-borne coatings and
W
NEW printing inks. FDA 175-300.

Silicone free defoamer for unsaturated polyester, gel coats, epoxy, PVC plastisol and
S Moussex SF 658
UV systems. Highly efficient.

VOC-free defoamer, suitable for solvent and water-based coatings, such as 2K acrylic,
S/W Moussex SF 561
epoxy, air drying and stoving enamels and UV acrylic systems.

Defoamer for solvent-based industrial coatings. Recommended for 2K acrylics, epoxy,



S Moussex SF 254 air drying and stoving enamels. Highly efficient in highly pigmented and solvent-free
systems.

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PRODUCT LIST FOR LIQUID COATINGS and INKS ADDITIVES and BINDERS

LEVELLING AND SUBSTRATE WETTING

LEVELLING AND FLOW AGENTS, ACRYLIC BASED, SILICONE FREE

For solvent and solvent-free systems, medium molecular weight, combining high
S Modarez MFP
gloss and degassing properties. FDA 175-300.

For solvent and solvent-free systems, medium molecular weight providing good
S Modarez MFP B
substrate wetting properties. FDA 175-300.

For solvent and solvent-free systems, low molecular weight, highly compatible for use
S Modarez MFP C
in clear coatings. FDA 175-300.

For solvent and solvent-free systems, High molecular weight, gives high levelling,

S Modarez MFP E degassing, substrate wetting, and surface hardness in pigmented systems.
FDA 175-300.

Modarez MFP-G 52 S Levelling agent for solvent borne systems, low molecular weight, high compatibility
S
NEW and high gloss.

For solvent and solvent-free systems, low molecular weight with wide compatibility,
S Modarez MFP L
for use in clear coats and pigmented systems. FDA 175-300.

Levelling and flow. Very low molecular weight, best compatibility in difficult systems.
S Modarez MFP T
FDA 175-300.

LEVELLING AGENTS ACRYLIC BASED REACTIVE, SILICONE FREE

Flow and levelling agent, hydroxyl functional, excellent performance in clear coats,
S Modarez MF A OH
good substrate wetting and de-gassing properties. FDA 175-300.

VOC free levelling and flow agent for water based systems, hydroxyl functional,
W Modarez PW 336
excellent flow, levelling and de-gassing performance. FDA 175-300.

Flow and levelling agent for industrial systems, with carboxylic functions, gives
S Modarez MF A X
excellent D.O.I and transparency. FDA 175-300.

Flow and levelling agent for industrial solvent based systems, epoxy functional,
S Modarez MF A EX
improves surface hardness. FDA 175-300.

LEVELLING AGENT OTHER

Low molecular weight levelling and flow agent, with wide compatibility in solvent-

S Modarez PSL 2000 based systems. Reduces craters, orange peel and pinholes. Increases gloss.
FDA 175-300.

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PRODUCT LIST FOR LIQUID COATINGS and INKS ADDITIVES and BINDERS

SUBSTRATE WETTING AGENTS SILICONE FREE

Silicone free substrate wetting agent, with strong performance on difficult substrates,
S/W Modarez X 043
no tendency to stabilise foam.

Levelling agent with substrate wetting properties. Acts as an air release agent and
S/W Modarez X 073
plasticizer for binders. FDA 175-300.
Substrate wetting agent for water based systems, with high anti-crater properties,

W Modarez X 074 strong interfacial tension modifier reducing fish eyes and crawling. Suitable for curtain
application. FDA 175-300.

Modarez X 080 New wetting and levelling agent. It combines strong wetting substrate properties and
S NEW excellent levelling in solvent borne systems. Good compatibility.

S/W VOC-free substrate wetting agent for water and solvent-based systems. Strong
Modarez X 840
performance on difficult substrates with no tendency to stabilise foam.

SLIP AND LEVELLING AGENT BASED ON MODIFIED POLYSILOXANE

Polysiloxane based levelling and slip agent for solvent-based coatings. Excellent
S Modarez S 900
compatibility in clear coatings.

Polysiloxane based wetting substrate additive, with outstanding performance on


Modarez SW 452
W surface tension reduction, without affecting intercoat adhesion. For water borne
NEW systems, especially wood coatings and printing inks.

PIGMENT DISPERSION

DISPERSING AGENTS

Dispersing agent for pigments and fillers in water-based systems. Polyacrylate


W Prox B 03
ammonium salt. Strong deflocculating characteristics. VOC-free.

Dispersing agent for pigments and fillers in water-based systems. Polyacrylate sodium
W Prox A 11
salt. Excellent stability and no foam stabilisation. VOC-free. FDA 175-300.

Dispersing agent for pigments and fillers in water-based systems Polyacrylate organic
W Prox A 987
salt. Low water sensitivity. Good sag resistance properties.

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PRODUCT LIST FOR LIQUID COATINGS and INKS ADDITIVES and BINDERS

POLYMERIC WETTING AND DISPERSING AGENTS


Polymeric wetting and dispersing agent for high quality water-based systems.
W Synthro -pon W 578
Especially recommended for High Color Carbon blacks (HCC).

Polymeric wetting and dispersing agent for organic and colored inorganic pigments in
Synthro -pon W 600
W high quality water borne coatings, printing inks, resin-free pigment concentrates and
NEW slurries. Very wide compatibility in usual resins.

Polymeric wetting and dispersing agent for high quality water-based systems with
W Synthro -pon W 597
wide compatibility, for organic and inorganic pigments.

Polymeric wetting and dispersing agent for inorganic and organic pigments in
S Synthro -pon S 596
industrial solvent-based systems, and pigment concentrates.

Wetting and dispersing additive for solvent-borne, especially for dispersion and

S Synthro -pon S 602 stabilization of titanium dioxide and inorganic pigments. Imparts strong viscosity
reduction of the mill base.

S Synthro -pon S 606 Aromatic-free version of Synthro -pon S 596. Higher solid content.

Polymeric wetting and dispersing agent for high quality industrial solvent borne
Synthro -pon S 624
S systems, especially suitable for acid catalyzed polyester / melamine systems, such as
NEW coil coating applications.

CONVENTIONAL WETTING AND DISPERSING AGENTS



Synthro -pon S 628 Wetting and dispersing agent for organic and inorganic pigments especially designed
S
NEW to prevent flooding and floating, and reduce pigment sedimentation.

Wetting and dispersing agent for water-based fast drying coatings. Recommended for
W Synthro -sperse B 058
road marking paints. VOC-free.

Wetting and dispersing agent for pigments in water and solvent-based systems.
S/W Synthro -pon 154
Excellent wetting performance for organic and inorganic pigments.

Wetting and dispersing agent for solvent-based and solvent-free coating systems.
S Synthro -pon DB 50
Recommended for bentone gels.

S Synthro -pon DB 80 High solid version (80%) of Synthro -pon DB 50.

Wetting and dispersing agent for inorganic pigments in solvent borne coatings,
Synthro -pon S 128
S especially designed for high pigments loading systems, and for preparation of
NEW organophilic bentone gels.

Wetting and dispersing agent for pigments in solvent-based systems, with wide
S Synthro -pon 9 TD
compatibility.

Non-ionic wetting and dispersing agent for pigments in all standard water-based
W Synthro -pon 9 TDK
systems.

Wetting and dispersing agent for organic and inorganic pigments in conventional
S Synthro -pon 98 LSB
industrial coatings. Strong water repellency and corrosion inhibiting properties.

Non ionic high molecular wetting and dispersing agent for organic pigments in water
W Synthro -pon 8907 WB
based coatings, helps to develop color strength.

Anionic high molecular wetting and dispersing agent for organic, inorganic and carbon
W Synthro -pon OM WB
black pigments in water borne conventional coatings.

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PRODUCT LIST FOR LIQUID COATINGS and INKS ADDITIVES and BINDERS

EMULSION COMPATIBILITY PROMOTION

COUPLING AGENTS


S/W Synthro -comp CA Emulsifier for ecologic brush cleaners and screen cleaners.

Additive to promote water acceptance in solvent-based systems.


S/W Synthro -comp 60 B
Excellent performance for metallic effect pigments stabilisation and orientation.
Additive to improve colour acceptance of universal colorants in base paints.
S/W Synthro -comp 74
FDA 175-300.

EMULSIFIERS

Epoxy functional emulsifier, used in the manufacture of low water sensitive water-
S/W Prox ES 100
based epoxy dispersions.

CORROSION PROTECTION
ANTI-FLASH RUST


W Synthro -cor C E 660 B Nitrite and borate free anti-flash rust additive. Very active in liquid phase. VOC-free.

Nitrite and borate free anti-flash rust additive. Good compromise between anti-flash
W Synthro -cor V 609 B
rust and in-can protection. For liquid and vapour phase.

Anti-flash rust additive especially recommended to be used for in-can preservation.


W Synthro -cor B
VOC-free.

Nitrite and borate free anti-flash rust additive. Wide compatibility and good stability.
W Synthro -cor C 08 B
VOC-free.

CORROSION INHIBITORS

Corrosion inhibitor additive, wide compatibility in solvent-based systems. Zinc


S Synthro -cor BA 50 MS
phosphate replacement.

Corrosion inhibitor additive for water and solvent-based systems. Improves pigment
S/W Synthro -cor CA 50 B
dispersion.

Corrosion inhibitor additive for water-based systems, high efficiency with very easy
W Synthro -cor CA 35 W
dispersibility.
Corrosion inhibitor additive for water and solvent-based systems. Recommended
S/W Synthro -cor MG 50 B
where surface hardness is required.

Corrosion inhibitor additive for water based and with high efficiency in solvent-based
S/W Synthro -cor ZN 50 B
systems. Catalyst for amino resins. Improves adhesion on zinc-treated surfaces.

Corrosion inhibitor additive for water and solvent based systems. Easy incorporation,
S/W Synthro -cor AM 35 B
strong efficiency, and acts as a synergist with anticorrosive pigments.


W Synthro -cor CU Corrosion inhibitor additive for water-based systems on copper and alloy substrates.

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RUST PASSIVATOR AND CONVERTER


S/W Synthro -cor RR B Additive providing rust elimination and rust prevention as a single step process.

Liquid rust converter based on tannic acid. It converts the rust to a non corroding

Synthro -Cor RC 227 matter, and prevents the new oxidation. Rust inhibitor synergist in primer based on
S
NEW air drying solvent borne (alkyd, acrylic, chlorinated rubber systems) containing
anticorrosive pigments.

OTHER ADDITIVES
RHEOLOGY MODIFIERS

Protective colloid thickener based on high molecular weight sodium polyacrylate for

W Prox A 300 acrylic and PVAc copolymers. It improves brushing qualities and avoids pigment and
fillers settling. FDA 175-300.

Acrylic copolymer based thixotropic agents, with strong anti-settling effect for water
W Prox AM 162 S
based decorative coatings. FDA 175-300.

Hydrophobic acrylic associative thickener for water based formulation, which develops
Synthro -Thix 608
W high viscosity. The pseudo plastic rheological profile allows a very fast viscosity
NEW recovery after application, with outstanding anti-settling effect. (HASE).
Acrylic non-associative thickener for water based formulation (ASE). It helps to adjust
Synthro -Thix 618
W the viscosity any water base preparations at low shear rate and prevent pigments and
NEW fillers settling down. FDA 175-300.
Rheology modifier and dispersing agent for solvent borne systems, with enhanced
S Synthro -thix 625
anti-settling and anti-sagging properties. FDA 175-300.

Liquid rheological additive for solvent-based systems from non polar to high polar.
S Synthro -thix 906 S
Strong anti-sagging properties and easy to incorporate.


S Synthro -thix 905 S NMP free version of Synthro -thix 906 S.

CONDUCTIVITY AGENTS
Conductivity and anti-static agent with high performance for industrial coatings.
S Synthro -stat E B
Halogen free.

S/W Synthro -stat CC B Conductivity and anti-static agent. Suitable for water and solvent-based systems.


S/W Synthro -stat NPB PM B Conductivity agent compatible with anionic and cationic environments.

FIRE RETARDANTS


W Synthro -nyl SB 4400 S Fire retardant additive based on non carcinogenic antimony oxide nano-dispersion.

Halogen, Bromide and VOC-free liquid fire retardant. Wide compatibility with anionic
W Synthro -nyl 460
and cationic binders. No negative influence in water resistance. FDA 175-300.


Synthro -nyl NP 2720 S Halogen, Bromide and VOC-free liquid fire retardant. With good compatibility in
W
NEW cationic and non ionic emulsions. Non yellowing and compatible with water repellent.

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STABILIZERS

VOC-Free, ph buffer additive for water based paints. Odourless pH stabilizing agent.
W Synthro -stab 25 B
Dispersing and corrosion inhibition properties.

W Synthro -stab UE B Stabilizer and anti-freezing agent for emulsion paints.

VOC-Free Formaldehyde scavenger. Used in conjunction with formaldehyde


Synthro -stab TF 275
W containing resins, it reduces the residual formaldehyde. It acts as a catcher for the
NEW formaldehyde present or released in the atmosphere.

WAXES AND WATER REPELLENTS ADDITIVES


W Synthro -Wax P 101 D Paraffin modified wax dispersion. Release effect. VOC-Free.

Low density polyethylene wax dispersion, VOC-Free, improves slip effect of surface
W Synthro -Wax PE-L 304 D
coatings.

Low melting point modified polyethylene wax dispersion. Increase abrasion


W Synthro -Wax PE-L 305 D
resistance, mould release, anti-dust and lubricating effect. VOC-Free.

High melting point and density modified polyethylene wax dispersion. Strong abrasion
W Synthro -Wax PE-H 306 D
resistance and lubricating effect. VOC-Free.

Water repellent agent for coatings, inks and paints based on modified paraffin wax. It

W Synthro -Pel PA improves water resistance and wash ability. Wide compatibility with current binders.
FDA 175-300.

Acrylic based water repellent agent for coatings and inks. Increase the barrier

W Synthro -Pel WA 491 resistance to vapour. Good compatibility, low viscosity. No haze in clear coat.
FDA 175-300.


W Synthro -Pel AGE Antigraffitti compound in emulsion for water borne coatings.

CATALYSTS


S Actiron DNNS Non yellowing catalyst for stoving applications. Improves weather ability.

Catalyst for epoxy and PU at low temperature, and high humidity conditions.
S Actiron NX3 LC
FDA 175-300.


S/W Actiron NXJ 60 Catalyst for epoxy cured with dicyandiamide hardeners. 2-propyl imidazole.

Non Labelled and non yellowing amine blocked acid catalyst for stoving applications.

S/W Actiron NX 452 Recommended for polyester systems and epoxy, especially for coil coatings
applications.


Actiron NX 458 Non labelled amine blocked acid catalyst for stoving systems, designed for OEM
S/W
NEW automotive, coil coatings and general industry.


Actiron NX 460 Non labelled amine blocked acid catalyst for stoving applications, suitable for solvent
S/W
NEW and water borne systems.

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BINDERS

ACRYLIC BINDERS

Acrylic functional binder for temporary protective coatings. Alkali soluble.


W Prox AM 152
FDA 175-300.

Acrylic resin in emulsion for fast drying films at low temperature. Provides hard but
W Prox AM 157
flexible films with good solvent resistance. FDA 175-300.

Acrylic resin in emulsion for industrial coatings on metals. Resistant to solvents.


W Prox AM 185 RS
FDA 175-300.

Cationic acrylic co-polymer emulsion for coatings, inks and fibreglass. Provides soft
W Prox AM 219 RG
effect. FDA 175-300.

Cationic acrylic co-polymer emulsion for coatings, inks and fibreglass. Increases
W Prox AM 270 R
hardness.

Non ionic acrylic / acrylonitrile copolymer emulsion. Soft binder. Resistant to solvents.
W Prox AMN 317 R
FDA 175-300.

Non ionic acrylic / acrylonitrile copolymer emulsion. Medium hard binder. Resistant to
W Prox AMN 360 R
solvents. FDA 175-300.


W Prox SBP 604 Cationic binder especially designed for stain blocking formulations.

STYRENE-ACRYLICS

Carboxylated non ionic styrene acrylic copolymer emulsion. Produces a hard and
W Prox AMS 169
glossy film, with high brightness. Cross linker for epoxy.

EPOXY

Aqueous emulsion of epoxy resin, with medium molecular weight. Grade 4.


W Prox EB 3400
EEW 400-600. Low VOC and APEO free.

Aqueous emulsion of epoxy resin, with very high molecular weight. Grade 9.
W Prox EB 9913 C
EEW > 3000. Self cross-linkable at 160 C. Low VOC.

POLYURETHANE

PU emulsion which gives a colorless glossy film. Excellent balance between



W Prox R 908 hardness/flexibility and abrasion resistance. Good adhesion on plastics, metals, fiber
glass. VOC-Free. FDA 175-300.

ODOUR MASKING

Range of specifically developed oil soluble odour masking agents to mask unwanted
S Masquodor
odours.

Range of specifically developed water soluble odour masking agents to mask


W Masquodor H
unwanted odours.

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