Additives for Powder Coatings

Matting Hardeners

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA68

Salt of cycloamidine with polycarboxylic acid

Hardener for low gloss pure epoxy or hybrid powder coatings, the lowest gloss of 5%. Interior application

8-10 phr* on epoxy or excess epoxy in hybrid

AHA55

ibid

Hardener for low gloss pure epoxy or hybrid powder coatings, the lowest gloss of 25%. Interior application

7-8.5 phr* on epoxy or excess epoxy in hybrid

AHA2128

Modified polycarboxylic acid

Hardener for low gloss TGIC powder coating, the lowest gloss 10%. Exterior application

0.9-1 part** on excess TGIC in PES/TGIC

* phr = per hundred resin ** part by weight


  Matting Agents

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA2016

Ibid

Matting agent for hybrid, gloss of 10-15%, anti-yellowing and high flow. Interior use

1-5%

AHA2115

Ibid

Matting agent for hybrid, gloss of 5%, high flow and better compatible with polyesters, low use level. Interior use

1-5%

AHA2115E

Acid acrylics

Matting agent with limited reactive with epoxy for hybrid, gloss of 5%, high flow and better compatible with polyesters, low use level. Interior use

1-5%

AHA2006

Modified polyethylene wax

Matting agent for TGIC based powder coating, gloss of 30%, good flow and anti-yellowing, exterior use

1-3.5%

AHA2017

Blend of acrylic resin with polyethylene wax

Matting agent for TGIC based powder coating, gloss of 20%, low wax, excellent anti-yellowing, exterior use

1-6%

AHA2019

Blend of acrylic resin with polyethylene wax

Matting agent for TGIC based powder coating, gloss of 12%, excellent anti-yellowing, exterior use

1-6%


 

Matting agent (Dry blend)

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA2600

Aliphatic acid derivative

Dry blending based matting agent for both TGIC and hybrid

1-2%

 

 Charge Control Agents & Performance Aid

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA3033

Polar fatty acid ester

Charge control agent, non-yellowing & non-catalytic active, improved flow

1-3‰

AHA3035

Fatty acid derivative

High performance charge control agent & secondary flow modifier, non-yellowing & non-catalytic active

1-3‰;

1-2% (as flow modifier)

AHA3144

Hindered amine

Hindered amine light absorber & tribo-charge agent

0.1-1%

AHA3148

2-(2’-hydroxy-5’-methylphenyl)

-benzotriazole

UV light absorber

0.05-0.5%

AHA3149

Hindered amine

Tribo-charge agent

0.5-1%

AHA3150

Heat stabilizer

0.5-1%

Texture Additives

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA1041

Silicone absorbed in silica carrier

Texture additive for distinct rupture and crater finishes, dry blending recommended

0.2-0.6%

AHA1042

Masterbatch composed of AHA1088P+ epoxy and polyester

Texture additive for hammertone or antique finishes, dry blended

0.1-0.2%

AHA1051

Surfactant

Texture additive for hammertone or antique finishes, extruded process

0.1-0.4%

AHA1087E

liquid acrylic homopolymer with solid epoxy resin

Polyacrylate flow modifier used in epoxy or hybrid powder coatings

Up to 10 phr

AHA1088P

Polyacrylate absorbed on silica carrier

Solid flow modifier/ flow control agent, general purpose

0.5-1.5%

AHA1207

Micronized PTFE wax

Grained(sand) finish additive

0.7-1.5‰

AHA1208

Organo-metallic complex

Texture additive for grained, wrinkled or reticulated finishes used in pure epoxy or hybrid

1-5%

AHA1209

Tetramethoxymethyl glycoluril

Durable wrinkle finish crosslinker for OH-terminated polyester

6/94, Mix ratio with polyester

AHA1211

COOH-terminated polyester oligomer

As co-reactive for exterior durable frost-pattern in combination with AHA 7700 GMA resin/polyester

5-10phr

* phr = per hundred resin ** part by weight

Pigment Dispersant

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA 5116

Surfactant

Pigment dispersant suitable for dark pigments, such as phthaocyanine blue, chrome green /yellow and carbon black, to improve color strength/development, 100% active

0.5-2%


Micronized Wax Preparations

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA 4000

Non-micronized Amide wax

Wax based slip and degassing agent suitable for all powder coatings, non-micronized, general purpose

0.5-2%

AHA 4001

Non-micronized PE wax

Processing aid, high density PE wax, suitable for all powder coatings, improve scratch resistance as well as extrusion efficiency, general purpose

0.5-2%

AHA 4059

Amide wax

Debubbling/degassing agent suitable for all powder coatings, particle size Dv50=6μm, both one shot and post-addition possible

0.5-2%

AHA 4060

Modified polyethylene wax

Debubbling/degassing agent suitable for all powder coatings, particle size Dv50=6μm, both one shot and post-addition possible

0.5-2%

AHA 4061

Modified polyethylene wax

Debubbling/degassing agent suitable for all powder coatings, particle size Dv50=25μm

0.5-2%

AHA 4066

PTEF Modified polyethylene wax

Wax surface modifier, high hardness, anti-blocking, increase scratch/friction resistance

0.5-1.5%

AHA4100

Benzoin

Degassing agent

0.2-0.5%


 

Epoxy Hardeners

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA 631

2-phenyl imidazoline

Hardener for decorate & functional powder coatings, low temperature curing at 140

6-7 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 632

Pyromellitic dianhydride

Hardener & raw material for industrial use

AHA 6301

Imidazole adduct

Hardener for decorate & functional powder coatings, low temperature curing at 120

2-4 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 6308

Accelerated dicyandiamide

Hardener for decorate & functional powder coatings, 160 mild temperature cure & 200 fast curing

4-6 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 6211

Dicyandiamide

Micronized, hardener for epoxy powder coatings

4-5 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 6310

Phenolic hydroxyl group terminated resin

Phenolic curing agent for functional epoxy powder coatings, no 2-methyl imidazole catalyst

22-28 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 6311

Modified AHA6310

Improve adhesive to metal substrate and flexibility

22-28 phr on epoxy resin

AHA6312

2-methyl imidazole

Hardener or accelerator for epoxy resins

AHA6313

Imidazole derivative

Hardener or accelerator for epoxy resins

0.1-0.3% or 2-4%

AHA6314

Organo-tin

Accelerator/catalyst for PU or GMA functional acrylics.

0.1-1%

AHA6315

Organo-tin

Accelerator/catalyst for PU or GMA functional acrylics.

0.1-1%

AHA6316

Quaternary ammonium salt

Catalyst & accelerator for powder coating

0.3-1%

AHA6319

Amine blocked sulfonic acid

Texture catalyst for wrinkle finishes in combination with Powderlink 1174 or AHA1209

0.6-1phr

AHA6320

Liquid oligomer absorbed on silica carrier

Surface modifier or node-like defect eliminating agent for exterior durable wrinkled powder coatings

1-2 phr

* phr = per hundred resin ** part by weight

HAA Crosslinker

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA6552

tetra-functional β-hydroxyalkylamide

Carboxylic terminal polyester crosslinker used in TGIC-free based exterior durable powder coatings.


 Solid Acrylic Resins

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA 7001

Copolymer of Methyl methacrylate- n-butylacrylate

Anticratering or gloss enhancing agent suitable for all powder coatings, non-functional group

1-2%

AHA 7110

Carboxyl acrylic resin

AV115-130 mgKOH/g, matting agent for low gloss EP or hybrid powder coatings, excellent hardness and corrosion & chemical resistance

2-10 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 7150

Carboxyl acrylic resin

AV135-150 mgKOH/g, matting agent for low gloss EP or hybrid powder coatings, excellent hardness and corrosion & chemical resistance

2-10 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 7225

Carboxyl acrylic resin

AV200-230 mgKOH/g, matting agent for low gloss EP or hybrid powder coatings, excellent hardness and corrosion & chemical resistance

2-10 phr on epoxy resin

AHA 7300

GMA acrylic resin

Glycidyl based crosslinker, EEW300, for enhancing crosslink density, improving heat & chemical resistance

1-3%

AHA 7550

GMA acrylic resin

Matting hardener, EEW550, the lowest gloss5%, exterior hybrid

Mix ratio 25-28/75 parts by weight for polyester

(AV34mgKOH/g)

AHA 7700

GMA acrylic resin

Matting hardener, EEW700, the lowest gloss5%, exterior hybrid

Mix ratio 25-28/75 parts by weight for polyester

(AV34mgKOH/g)

* phr = per hundred resin ** part by weight

 

 Toughened Epoxy Crosslinker

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA 8000

Acid polyester oligomer

Toughened epoxy crosslinker, in combination with AHA7550 or 7700, provides excellent anti-scratch/nail performance for black or dark shads of matte GMA resin based powder coatings, gloss range5%, exterior use

Mix ratio 1/4-4.5 parts by weight for AHA7550 or 7700

* phr = per hundred resin ** part by weight

Resins & Specialty Chemicals for Paint and Other Industries

 Polyethylene Micro-powders

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA-E1803

LDPE

Particle size ranges in μm: 10-15;

MFI(g/10min): 40-50;

MP(℃): 105 (DSC)

Additive used in glass fiber reinforced plastics (FRP) to improve surface fineness, gloss, pigment dispersion and reduced defective index and so on

1-8% for SMC, BMC/DMC and RTM; 1-5% for pultrusion

AHA-E1807

LDPE

Particle size ranges in μm: 10-15;

MFI(g/10min): 50-70;

MP(): 105 (DSC)

Ibid

ibid

AHA-E1808

LDPE

Particle size ranges in μm: 10-22;

MFI(g/10min): 7-100;

MP(): 105 (DSC)

Binder used in alkaline batteries (AB) to improve cathode ring mechanical strength, reduced damage and defective and so on

0.5-2%


 

 Maleic Anhydride Grafted Polyethylene Pellet

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA-Me01

MA –g-HDPE

Grafting ratio, (MA%) :0.6-0.9

MFI(g/10min): 2-6;

MP(): 130-135 (DSC)

Adhesion promoter & compatibilizer used in manufacturing PE powder coating for steel pipeline, such as from mono to 3 layer MDPE or HDPE coatings, general purpose

5-15% by weight, calculated on PE resin

AHA-Me03

MA –g-HDPE

Grafting ratio, (MA%) :0.8-1.0

MFI(g/10min): 2-6;

MP(): 130-135 (DSC)

Ibid,

modified version with higher grafting ratio & increasing adhesive

Ibid

AHA-Me05

MA –g-HDPE

Grafting ratio, (MA%) :0.9-1.2

MFI(g/10min): 2-6;

MP(): 130-135 (DSC)

Ibid,

modified version with the highest grafting ratio & increasing toughness

Ibid

AHA-Me11

MA –g-HDPE

Grafting ratio, (MA%) :0.8-1.0

MFI(g/10min): 3-5;

MP(): 130-135 (DSC)

Coulping agent used in wood-plastic composites (WPC), general purpose

2-5%

AHA-Me12

MA –g-HDPE

Grafting ratio, (MA%) :1.0-1.2

MFI(g/10min): 3-5;

MP(): 130-135 (DSC)

Ibid,

modified version with higher grafting ratio & increasing toughness

2-5%


 

 Maleic Anhydride Grafted Polypropylene Pellet

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA-Mp21

MA –g-PP

Grafting ratio, (MA%) : 1.0

MFI(g/10min): 100;

MP(℃): 153 (DSC)

Coupling agent or compatibilizer used in process of PP and PA polymers, general purpose

2.5-10% calculated on PP resin for general use.

10-20% calculated on PP resin. for pipeline coating

AHA-Mp22

MA –g-PP

Grafting ratio, (MA%) : 1.2

MFI(g/10min): 150;

MP(℃): 153 (DSC)

Ibid,

modified version with higher grafting ratio & MFI

ibid


 

Waterborne Resins for Industrial Anticorrosive Coatings

Products

Chemical types

Description & Application

Use levels(total formulation)

AHA-W600A

Waterborne epoxy-ester modified by acrylic, acrylic grafting ratio:35%; non-volatile content,%:40

Waterborne resin for air-drying anticorrosive coatings, high gloss and fast drying at room temperature.

40-90% weight percent in total formulation.

AHA-W600B

Waterborne epoxy-ester modified by acrylic; acrylic grafting ratio:25%;non-volatile content,%:40

Waterborne resin for air-drying anticorrosive primer coatings, excellent adhesion and more than 300h salt spray resistance.

30-60% weight percent in total formulation

AHA-W610H

Waterborne epoxy-ester modified by acrylic; acrylic grafting ratio:25%;non-volatile content,%:40

Waterborne resin for baking anticorrosive coatings, good protect & decorative, mechanical property.

40-60% by weight in total formulation.

AHA-W1020H

Waterborne unsaturated polyester resin for baking coatings, acid value:40-50;non-volatile content,%:80

Waterborne resin for baking anticorrosive coatings, excellent adhesion and mechanical property.

60-80% by weight in total formulation

AHA-W1050H

Waterborne polyester modified by acrylic; non-volatile content,%:75-80

Waterborne resin for baking anticorrosive coatings, excellent flexibility, impact resistance, fast curing at high temperature.

60-80% by weight in total formulation.

AHA-W400

Waterborne acrylic resin; non-volatile content,%:60.

Waterborne resin for air-drying coatings, fast drying, high hardness, anti-yellowing.

60-80% for air drying enamels

AHA-W200

Waterborne curing agent for liquid epoxy resin; non-volatile content,%:60

Emulsify and cure liquid epoxy resin to prepare two-pack epoxy coatings, good water and alkali resistance.

Mix with E618, 828 by the ratio 1:1.


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