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Reduce the water uptake and improve the UV resistance of your formulations with CoatOSil DRI waterborne silicone
Friday, May 5th, 2017 | Coatings and Construction


CoatOSil* DRI waterborne silicone can help reduce water uptake and improve UV resistance in organic waterborne coating compositions. Its innovative chemical structure enables formulators to overcome the difficulties of combining silicone materials with organic waterborne resins.

*CoatOSil is a trademark of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

If you are wondering exactly how this product is going to help you, check out the laboratory results:

  • The addition of 14% CoatOSil DRI waterborne silicone in an acrylic latex resulted in a significant improvement in gloss retention and color stability, along with a reduction of water uptake of near 50% compared to the control.
  • A higher 66% PVC matt finish exterior style test paint was also prepared with CoatOSil DRI waterborne silicone used as a co-binder with an acrylic latex.
  • The addition of 6.3% of CoatOSil DRI waterborne silicone reduced the color fading and water absorption while improving effluorescence resistance in the test formulation.
  • The water uptake and color change on UV exposure was significantly decreased with the addition of CoatOSil DRI waterborne silicone in the model paint formulation.

Note: Test results. Actual results may vary.

To help you go to the next level and beat your competition, Momentive Performance Materials also offers technical support and can test your formulation in its highly advanced laboratory.

You have the power to select the right materials for your formulations. Discover here the characteristics of this innovative product and decide if it can help achieve your goals.

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