Performance & Formulation
Dispersions & Resins
New universal dispersing agent for organic and inorganic pigments
- High molecular weight dispersing agent that exhibits outstanding performance in pigment stabilization covering a broad range of applications
October 15, 2019 – BASF has recently launched a new high molecular weight dispersing agent: Dispex® Ultra PX 4290, which features excellent performance in pigment stabilization, outstanding color strength and brilliant viscosity reduction.
Dispex® Ultra PX 4290 offers the benefits of higher pigment loadings while maintaining exceptional flow characteristics. Other highlights also include improved gloss, anti-flooding behaviour and excellent flocculation stability.
Dispex® Ultra PX 4290 was developed in response to a surging market demand for a dispersing agent, which enables broad applicability in both inorganic and organic pigments and fillers used in water-based automotive OEM and refinish coatings, industrial coatings and wood coatings. Its application can be further extended to printing inks and adhesives as well.
For more information, please visit www.basf.com/additives
BASF’s Dispersions & Pigments division
The Dispersions & Pigments division of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of highquality pigments, resins, additives and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used Page 2 in formulations for a number of industries, including coatings, construction, adhesives, printing and packaging, electronics and paper. With its comprehensive product portfolio and its extensive knowledge of the industry, the Dispersions & Pigments division offers its customers innovative and sustainable solutions and helps them advance their formulations. For further information about the Dispersions & Pigments division, please visit www.dispersions-pigments.basf.com.
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