BASF formulation additives demonstrate superior performance in solvent borne and UV-curing applications in the furniture and flooring market. Take our short quiz to test your knowledge on additives in the wood coatings market.
Performance Properties: Viscosity and settling is always a concern when using UV matting agents. What type of additive would be useful to combat this issue?
Material Consolidation: To move from solvent borne to water borne or UV applications, the choice of additives is very important. What characteristics are needed in an additive to achieve greater flexibility?
Spray Applications: For vertical spray applications of wood coatings, which rheology modifiers give you ease of use with high clarity and high sag resistance?
Anti-Migration: What aspects of an additive would be useful in terms of anti-migration?
Foam Concerns: What type of defoamer is preferred in multicoat systems where intercoat adhesion needs to be optimized?
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A A dispersing agent
B A wetting agent
C A defoamer
D A monomer
B Water soluble
C Water compatibility
C Castor Oil
D Polyamide wax
A Crosslinking functionality
B High molecular weight
C Degree of branching within the polymer
D All of the above
A Silicone defoamers
B Polymeric defoamers
C Mineral oil defoamers
D Solvent defoamers
E None of the above