Afcona - 3230 is an additive designed to offer excellent slip without stabilizing foam in polyurethane coatings.

Functions: Slip Agent

Chemical Family: Polysiloxanes

End Uses: 2K (2 component) Coating, Baking Paint, Solventborne Coating, Solventless & High Solids Coating, Top Coat, Wood Coating

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylics, Alkyds, Epoxies (EP), Polyester - Melamine, Polyurethanes (PU), Thermoplastic Acrylic

Features: Good Leveling, Slip Resistance

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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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Most polysiloxane additives that offer good transparency stabilize foam, and those that do not stabilize foam often influence the transparency of the coating. Afcona-3230 is specially designed for polyurethane systems where excellent slip is needed and foam stabilization is undesirable.

Applications & Uses

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Product Applications

Due to these excellent properties, Afcona – 3230 is very suitable for use in:

  • Polyurethane wood coating systems where slip is an important property.
  • Polyurethane top coats in plastic coating applications like mobile phones and other plastic items that are frequently touched by our hands
  • Refinish topcoats that are based on polyurethane.
Addition and Dosage

Afcona-3230 may be used at 0.05 – 0.50% based on total formulation. Under normal conditions, 0.05 – 0.30% based on total formulation is sufficient.

Incorporation

Afcona-3230 can be added at any stage during the production process.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Transparent to slightly yellowish liquid
Specifications
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Density (at 20°C)0.95 - 0.99g/cm³-
Active Ingredientsmin. 93%-
Refractive Index1.429 - 1.439--
Flash Pointmin. 100°C-

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Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

55 lb and 419 lb non-returnable containers.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage Condition

Afcona-3230 should be stored in a cool, dry place.