News from Coatings & Inks, Belgium
Nature’s own fire retardant. UltraCarb is a halogen free fire retardant produced from our own natural deposits containing two minerals: hydromagnesite and huntite.
The Chinese manufacturer NanJing Titanium Dioxide Chemical and Keyser & Mackay have agreed on a partnership for titanium dioxide manufactured by the sulphate-process.
With RHEOBYK-7600, BYK is offering a unique associative thickener based on a new technology.
BYK´s first polyamide-based rheology additive for aqueous systems: RHEOBYK-440.
In many areas, high-solid or 100 % systems are used to reduce the solvent emissions. One challenge in these systems is to release the air completely.
Recently, the brand new BYK Instruments catalog had been released and is available now.
The end use Department Special Coatings of Byk has developed a new wax additive for the improvement of surface properties in systems with low film thickness, e.g. for application can coatings: CERACOL 605
The enduse Special Coatings Department of Byk has developed a new wax additive for the improvement of surface properties in systems with low film thickness: AQUACER 1540
BYK-3456 is a fluorine free, silicone containing additive active at the interface to the substrate ànd the surface at the same time.
Our formaldehyde free GWT pigments are now available in 10 colors! Do you prefer to use pigments free of formaldehyde? Our GWT series are fluorescent pigments free of formaldehyde for water based formulations for paints, paper and textile. GWT has ten colors, including magenta. This means that the color palette is complete.
Keyser & Mackay is pleased to announce their collaboration with Graphene Production. Graphene is an allotrope of carbon whose structure is a single planar sheet of sp2 bonded carbon atoms that are densely in a honeycomb crystal lattice. Graphene Nanoplatelets are reduced graphene layers. Some of the characteristics of graphene: High strength, hydrophobic, hard as […]
Please make a short note already in your agenda……..on Thursday, 9th of November Keyser & Mackay BNL will organize a Seminar on the following special subject: Floor Coatings. Location of this seminar: E10 Hoeve in Brecht, near the Dutch/Belgium frontier. Byk will be the main contributor for this Seminar with focus on Flooring, but we we […]
Please make a short note already in your agenda……..on Thursday, 9th of November Keyser & Mackay BNL will organize an own Seminar with the following special subject: Floor Coatings. Location of this seminar: near the Dutch/ Belgium frontier. Byk will be an important supplier to attend this Seminar with several interesting lectures, 1 or 2 […]
Keyser & Mackay has expanded their representation of Ege Kimya Istanbul for the countries Belgium and the Netherlands. Ege Kimya produces a wide range of metal driers for the coatings industry, among which basically all of the standard types, including a number of combination driers and a Co-carboxylate polymer. For more information see: Ege Kimya paint […]
Wetting and Dispersing Additives for Aqueous Systems with No Negative Impact on Water, Corrosion and Stain Resistance Wetting and dispersing additives for aqueous coating systems always possess a certain hydrophilic character. Essentially, they are needed to wet, disperse and stabilize pigments and fillers. However, the hydrophilic structure of the additives also continues to have an […]
Because of the fact that the Zinc dust price increased about more than 50% during the last months, we would like to remind you on the possibility to save costs by replacing a part of Zinc dust in Zinc rich coatings by micronized MIOX. Compared with the current Zinc price, which is already above 3 […]
Every day in Europe there are about 12 fire victims and 120 people severely injured. The economic loss, which runs to several billion euros each year, must not be ignored either. For these reasons, fire protection, fire-proof products and thus, also flame retardants (FRs) play an important role in industry. Flame retardants (also named fire […]
BYK-3760 is a unique, highly active polyether-modified polysiloxane which reduces the surface tension significantly. As a result of its low tendency to stabilize foam, BYK-3760 can also be used in applications that involve high shear forces. The additive remains fully effective, even at a very low dosage.
After the successful launch of DISPERBYK-2060 and DISPERBYK-2061 a new additive complements the portfolio for universal colorants. DISPERBYK-2062 enhances the compatibility of inorganic pigment concentrates in solvent-borne systems.
Incorez 148/055 is a water soluble polyamine curing agent designed to produce very tough and durable high gloss waterbased surface coatings with both liquid and solid epoxy resins. In particular, this curing agent provides excellent hardness and cure development.
BYK-326 a high-solid, moderately active surface additive for improving the leveling of solvent-borne, solvent-free and aqueous systems. Benefits of BYK 326 are: • Exceptional leveling properties in – aqueous – solvent-borne – solvent-free coating systems
Xynpol AX216R is a multifunctional inverse emulsion thickener suitable for a wide range of water based formulations. Properties and Applications Xynpol AX216R is already in solution and pre-neutralized. Thickening is very rapid in water based systems without need for additional alkali or surfactants. Xynpol AX216R produces formulations with extremely ‘short’ flow characteristics and shear-thinning rheology […]
Eckart is one of the leading international manufacturers of metallic and pearlescent pigments for the paints and coatings industry, the printing industry, the plastics, lightweight concrete industries and the cosmetics industry. The innovative Hydro Pellets silver pigments step up business efficiency and increase sustainability at the same time.
Improved Mechanical Properties in Water-borne Systems. Wax additives are added to coatings to provide them with a matt appearance and to improve their mechanical properties (primarily scratch and abrasion resistance) and their resistance to water or chemicals. As a result of their chemical composition, the majority of powdered wax additives require an increased dispersion effort to […]
After the recent merge of the two companies Ferro and Nubiola we are happy to ask your attention for their extended product port folio, consisting now of: inorganic pigments with extraordinary properties (excellent heat- and weathering resistance, light fastness and opacity like Pigment Blue 28, Pigment Yellow 53, Pigment Brown 24)/ synthetic iron oxides (“Nubifer”)/ anti-corrosion […]
VB Techno appointed Keyser & Mackay in The Netherlands, Belgium, France and Poland for their barium and zinc based functional fillers. VB Techno is a Swiss-based company, founded in 2010 and they exploit mines and production facilities in China. The functional fillers and pigments are used in a.o. coatings & inks, plastics, rubber, masterbatches and pharmaceutical applications.