BYK Additives & Instruments

524 S Cherry St.
Wallingford, CT 06492 US

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Thermosets, Thermoplastics, PVC Plastisols

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

Anti-Cold-Flow Additive For HR Slabstock Foams
A new, non-accelerating crosslinking additive is designed to improve the shape of high-resilient (HR) slabstock foam blocks.

Impact modifiers and processing aids for PLA

Additives and Colorants Score Dramatic Advances
Among the host of new additives at K 2007 were a number of unusual entries: additives to add scratch resistance or reduce odor, leaps ahead in PP clarifying, specialized antioxidant protection for nanocomposites, a growth enhancer for greenhouse films, and a naturally free-flowing TiO2. In addition, “Green” was the theme of exhibits that highlighted “all-natural” additives for biopolymers, and colors to enliven recycled resins.

Thinnest chopped strand

Composites–Part II New Reinforcements and Materials At Paris JEC Show
Part II of our review of the biggest international composites show focuses on new reinforcements, resins, prepregs, and additives. Thermoplastics were a particularly strong presence.

Submarine tower

Composites: Lightweight Materials Take on Bullets and Bombs
Topping the news from the year’s biggest composites show are PP ballistic panels, “stealth” composites, thermoplastic RTM, new tooling concepts, microwave curing, “instant” SMC, and laser projection for QC and ply layup.

Resin Film Infusion process

Air, Land and Sea: Composites Advance on All Fronts
Part II of our report on the leading international composites show includes news for everything from high-tech aircraft manufacturing to boat building and automotive SMC.

Great Lakes Chemical

K 2004 Wrap-Up on Additives: Problem-Solving Additives Tackle New and Old Challenges
The latest K show was rich in additives that can ease processing and end-use problems of thermoplastics and thermosets.

Crane's first fluoropolymer non-woven surfacing veils

Composites Show Introduces Reinforcements, Fillers and Additives
Pultrusion, filament winding, SMC, BMC, polymer concrete, and advanced composites are targets for new reinforcing fibers, fabrics, fillers, and other additives introduced at the recent Composites 2003 Show in Anaheim, Calif.

Product Categories of BYK Additives & Instruments

Air Release Agents
Conductive Additives
Processing Aids--Other Organic Types
Slip Agents
Surface Treatment Chemicals, Dispersion Aids (for Fillers, Pigments, Reinforcements)
Surfactants
Thixotropic Agents
Viscosity Depressants