Afcona - 5585 is a solvent-free wetting and dispersing additive suitable for solvent-borne and water-based industrial and architectural coatings.

Functions: Dispersant, Wetting Agent

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

Compatible Polymers & Resins: Acrylics, Alkyds, Epoxies (EP), Polyesters, Polyurethanes (PU)

Labeling Claims: Label Free, Solvent-free, VOC-free

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features
Product Features
  • Afcona – 5585 is an effective dispersing agent for the preparation of solvent- and water- based pigment concentrates.
  • This is a high molecular weight dispersing agent which stabilizes pigments through steric hindrance, making it suitable for all types of pigments.

Note: Afcona – 5585 will become hazy at temperatures below 5°C. Heat up to 50°C and mix well before use. This will not influence the performance of the product.

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Compatible Polymers & Resins
Coating End Applications
Addition and Dosage

Calculation method for the required amount of active ingredient based on pigment:

TiO2 2 - 3%
Other inorganic pigments 2 - 4%
Organic pigments 20 - 40%
Carbon blacks 20 - 60%
Incorporation

Afcona - 5585 should be added prior to the pigment dispersion process.

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Clear and yellowish liquid
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Colormax. 10--
Active Ingredientsmin. 96%-
Density (at 20°C)0.99 - 1.13g/cm³-
Amine Value17 - 25mg KOH/g-

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

55 lb and 419 lb non-returnable containers

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
3 years
Storage Condition

Afcona - 5585 should be stored in a cool, dry place.