Tafigel

Rheology Modifiers

Tafigel water based rheology modifiers are a range of associative thickeners of inverse emulsion, HASE and HEUR types. With chemistry based on acrylic and polyurethane the Tafigel range offers broad chemical compatibilities and rheological characteristics ranging from Newtonian to highly pseudoplastic. This broad compatibility makes the Tafigel range an excellent choice for paints, lacquers, emul...    Read more  


Tafigel water based rheology modifiers are a range of associative thickeners of inverse emulsion, HASE and HEUR types. With chemistry based on acrylic and polyurethane the Tafigel range offers broad chemical compatibilities and rheological characteristics ranging from Newtonian to highly pseudoplastic. This broad compatibility makes the Tafigel range an excellent choice for paints, lacquers, emulsion plasters, adhesives, sealants, and printing inks.

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Features


    • Low surfactant influence options

    • Easy incorporation often at any stage of production

    • Good handling and application properties

    • Excellent sheer thinning in pseudoplastic products

    • Low elasticity

    • Usage over a large pH range

    • APE, VOC and organo-tin free options

Benefits


    • Excellent rheology control across a broad set of requirements

    • Excellent flow, levelling and gloss characteristics

    • A high level of build-up and sag resistance

    • High stability

    • Low spattering effect and excellent brush handling

    • Good colour acceptance in tinting applications

Typical Applications


    • Paints and coatings

    • Industrial and wood coatings

    • Graphic arts

    • Inks

    • Emulsion plasters

    • Adhesives

    • Sealants


     

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