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Recommended AEROSIL® grades for paints and coatings

The following tables give some recommendations for some typical paints and coatings applications. Please feel free to contact our technical service for an advanced expert advice.

Product- as well as safety data sheets (SDS) of the following AEROSIL® fumed silica grades, can be found at our product recommendations.

AEROSIL fumed silica in paints and coatings
Rheology control
anti-sagging
Anti-settling
pigment stabilization
Corrosion protection

Other effects

Solvent-based coatings (2-pack systems)

AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812AEROSIL® R 812 SAEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812AEROSIL® R 812 SAEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812AEROSIL® R 812 SAEROSIL® R 7200AEROSIL® R 9200AERODISP® 1030

Solvent-based coatings (baking and air drying systems)

AEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® 300AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812AEROSIL® R 812 SAEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812AEROSIL® R 812 SAEROSIL® R 7200

 

AEROSIL® R 9200AERODISP® 1030

Water-based coatings (clear coats)

AEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® COK 84AEROSIL® R 816AERODISP® WR 8520

 

 

 

Water-based coatings (pigmented systems)

AEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® COK 84AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 816AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812AEROSIL® R 812 SAERODISP® WR 8520AEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® COK 84AEROSIL® R 816AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AERODISP® WR 8520AEROSIL® R 816AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® COK 84AEROSIL® R 805AEROSIL® R 812 S

 

UV-curing coatings

AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 974AEROSIL® R 711AEROSIL® 200

 

 

AEROSIL® R 7200AEROSIL® R 9200

Powder coatings

 

 

 

AEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® R 972AEROSIL® R 812 SAEROSIL® R 8200AEROXIDE® Alu CAEROSIL® R 805AEROXIDE® Alu 130

Unsaturated polyester

AEROSIL® 200AEROSIL® 300AEROSIL® 380

 

 

 

1) scratch resistant improvement

2) free flow additive, anti-caking

3) dispersing additive

4) increase in electropositive charge (tribo)