The Afcona 3000 Series is a range of organically modified polysiloxane slip and levelling agents.
Suitable for solvent-based coatings, Afcona 3031 has a high oily feeling slip performance. The oily effect enhances the build up appearance. It has low inner bubble sensitivity in PU coatings.
Afcona 3031 is suitable for use in metal coatings, refinish and baking paints.
A polysiloxane modified with alkyl groups. It has excellent defoaming properties in medium to high polar systems. It gives moderate slip, levelling and serious in-can haziness. It is suitable for foam sensitive systems such as solventless PU and epoxy as well as wood coatings. Afcona 3238 helps in matted finishes with the orientation of the matting agent.
An organically modified polyalkyl polysiloxane, AFCONA 3239 has been designed as a slip and levelling agent with good defoaming effect. It is ideal in foam sensitive systems due to its non-foam stabilising properties. This includes solvent-less epoxies, high solvent or solvent-less polyurethane, paints applied by airless spray applications and UV curing systems.
Afcona 3250 is specially developed for applications where slip is the most important factor and foam stabilising effect is unwanted. It is effective in all solvent-based coatings such as NC, AC, PU and baking paints. It gives very good slip and good transparency.
Afcona 3251 is a special organically modified polysiloxane, designed to give the highest possible slip in all solvent-based coatings without stabilising foam.
It fulfils all the needs of paint formulators because it gives very good slip, no foam stabilising effect and good transparency. Afcona 3251 is particularly suitable for use in high gloss clear and well as in pigmented coating systems.
A special organically modified polysiloxane, designed to give slip, defoaming, and improve the surface characteristics without affecting the intercoat adhesion.
It gives better hot water resistance then other polyether modified polysiloxanes. It is recommended for baking paints based on alkyd-melamine, oil-free polyester and thermosetting acrylic.
Afcona 3700 is a high fluorocarbon content polyacrylic with very strong surface tension reduction, which makes it an excellent tool for anti-crater, substrate wetting and promotion of vertical flow.
It suitable for use in all solvent-based systems, particularly car refinish, plastic paint and industrial coating.
Afcona 3730 is a levelling agent based on high molecular weight polyester with very good levelling performance.
It has very good compatibility with all oil-free polyester resins and will not give haze, peel and other side effects. Suitable for can coatings, polyurethanes, epoxies, stoving enamels and alkyd-based systems.
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