BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, has expanded its wide range of high efficiency defoamers used for industrial coatings.
Efka 2010 is a new silicone-free defoamer added to the industrial coating product portfolio. It is ideal for application in high gloss solvent-borne coating technologies and can be employed for pigmented and non-pigmented systems.
The silicone-free defoamer is compatible with various systems, including acid-cured coatings, stoving-cured coatings, 2k polyurethane-cured coatings, cold-cured epoxy coatings and nitrocellulose and alkyd lacquers. Efka 2010’s enhanced combination of exceptional defoaming efficiency and no intrusion on gloss is a significant benefit to formulators. High clarity of the product is maintained before and after curing process, which allows the production of superior quality surfaces without defects for industrial coating applications.
Based on BASF’s polymerization technology, Efka 2010 is an ideal solution to achieve high performance defoaming as well as excellent system compatibility, producing high gloss in the final product application. Efka 2010 silicone-free defoamer is mainly developed for producing formulations in the flooring and furniture sectors and its applications can further be expanded into automotive and other industries. The product is currently available in China, North America and Europe.