Afcona - 2530 is an effective defoamer for water-based coating systems with a good relationship between defoaming and compatibility.

Functions: Defoamer

Chemical Family: Polysiloxanes

End Uses: 2K (2 component) Coating, Clearcoat, Radiation Curable Coating, Solventborne Coating, Waterborne Coating

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylic-Melamine, Acrylics, Alkyds, Polyurethanes (PU)

Labeling Claims: Solvent-free

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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Product Features

An effective defoamer and deaerator. Prevents the formation of foam and blisters during manufacturing and application. It has a very good compatibility compared with good defoaming and deaeration properties and therefore it is very suitable for clear coat applications.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Polymers & Resins
Cure Method
Coating End Applications
Product Applications
  • Very universal in use.
  • Recommended for most of the water-based systems, especially clear applications.
  • For use in grinding/mill bases Afcona-2502 or Afcona-2503 are better options. Can then be used as a post-additive.
Addition and Dosage

0.2 – 1.0% on total formulation. In general, under normal conditions, the dosage is 0.5% based on total formulation.

Incorporation

Can be incorporated prior to processing. If added subsequently, good dispersion must be ensured.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Clear Colorless Liquid
Soluble in
DPM
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Density (at 20°C)0.98 - 1.00g/cm³-
Refractive Index1.4405 - 1.4425--

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

55 lbs and 397 lbs non-returnable containers.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage Condition

Afcona-2530Should be stored in a cool dry place.