Afcona - 3779 is a leveling agent specifically designed for solvent-based coatings.

Functions: Leveling Agent

Chemical Family: Acrylics & Acrylates

End Uses: 2K (2 component) Coating, Baking Paint, Can Coating, Coil Coating, Enamel, Radiation Curable Coating, Solventborne Coating, Solventless & High Solids Coating, Stoving Paints

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylic-Melamine, Acrylics, Alkyds, Alkyds (Long Oil), Alkyds (Medium Oil), Epoxies (EP), Polyurethanes (PU), Unsaturated Polyester (UPE)

Features: Defoaming, Excellent Flow, Floating Resistance, Flooding Resistant, Good Leveling, Improved Substrate Wetting

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

CASE Ingredients Features
Product Features
  • Afcona-3779 is a pure polyacrylic levelling agent. Polyacrylic are well known for flow and leveling performance. Afcona-3779 also acts as defoamer in most coating systems.
  • Afcona-3779:
    • Unsaturated polyester
    • Coil and can coatings, especially can coating.
    • Polyurethane coatings
    • Stoving enamels
    • Two-pack epoxy compounds
    • Air-drying alkyd systems

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Compatible Polymers & Resins
Cure Method
Coating End Applications
Product Applications

Afcona-3779 is especially suitable for:

  • Unsaturated polyester
  • Coil and can coatings, especially can coating.
  • Polyurethane coatings
  • Stoving enamels
  • Two-pack epoxy compounds
  • Air-drying alkyd systems
Addition and Dosage

0.3 – 2.0% on total formulation. In general, under normal conditions, the dosage is 0.3 – 0.8% based on total formulation.

Incorporation

Afcona-3779 should be added at the end of the batch preparation.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Transparent to slight yellowish liquid
Soluble in
Xylene / isobutanol / Tripropylene Glycol monomethyl ether
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Colormax. 3--
Active Ingredients50 - 52%-
Density (at 20°C)0.97 - 0.99g/cm³-

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

55 lbs and 419 lbs non-returnable containers

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
5 years
Storage Condition

Afcona-3779 should be stored in a cool dry place.