Satintone®

Calcined Aluminosilicates

The BASF Satintone range of calcined aluminosilicates (or kaolin) offer the formulator a range of benefits both technically and commercially. With Satintone, a number of physical properties can be improved upon when extending titanium dioxide or when used as a functional filler in its own right. These properties include, increased whiteness and brightness, better opacity, matting and low sheen ...    Read more  


The BASF Satintone range of calcined aluminosilicates (or kaolin) offer the formulator a range of benefits both technically and commercially. With Satintone, a number of physical properties can be improved upon when extending titanium dioxide or when used as a functional filler in its own right. These properties include, increased whiteness and brightness, better opacity, matting and low sheen properties, scrub and burnish resistance, excellent touch up as well as reinforcement in rubber and plastic compounds.

The products come in a range of particle sizes and are suitable for the enhancement of flat to satin wall paints, plastics, rubbers, decorative plasters. Satintone may also be beneficial commercially, when used as an extender for titanium dioxide our customers can expect some of the benefits mentioned above along with a potential significant cost saving.



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Features


    • Aluminosilicate powders

    • Different particle sizes across products

    • High brightness

    • High whiteness

Benefits


    • Better whites or colour development when used in a base for tinting

    • Excellent opacity and hiding power

    • Softer and easier to incorporate than titanium dioxide

    • Excellent choice, for flat matts, satin or eggshell paints

    • Structuring and filling in rubbers and plastics

    • Scrub and burnish resistance in wall paints

Typical Applications


  • Paints

  • Rubbers

  • Plastics


     

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