The chemical base of ANTIGEL KF-D is a mixture of antioxidants and additives in a solvent. The multifunctionality of this additive is based on the interaction between the different components in the mixture. The oxygen-binding properties of the antioxidant ensure viscosity stability, wetting/dispersion components reduce the interfacial tension between pigments and binder, and thickened batches can be worked up by adding a higher dosage of the ANTIGEL KF-D.
ANTIGEL KF-D helps optimize the through-drying of paint film without increasing the drying process. By interfering in the oxidation process it prevents the reaction of oxygen with the resin molecules. Therefore is ANTIGEL KF-D able to substitute MEKO.
ANTIGEL KF-D is also free of ketoximes and aromatics. That means that it is completely harmless concerning toxicology and although ANTIGEL KF-D has similar functionalities as the ANTIGEL KF, ANTIGEL they are formulated differently. ANTIGEL KF-D is highly suitable to be used as a multifunctional additive.
APPLICATIONS: ANTIGEL KF-D can be used in most water and solvent-based coating systems. Such as Alkyds, Alkyd/melamine, Alkyd/polyester, Alkyd/Acrylic, Acrylates, Polyesters, PU, Epoxy and acid curing system.
It is suitable for different application fields, think of Adhesives, Can/Coil Coating, Wood coating, Decorative-, Marine -, Wall -, Architectural- and Corrosion inhibitive paints.
Depending on the application, up to 15% of the ANTIGEL KF-D on solid content can be used. The difference in dosage determines the multifunctionality of the ANTIGEL KF-D. At 0.5-1.5% for anti-skinning and 2.5 - 15% as a dispersing additive.
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