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Genapol O 080

Compatibilizer for tinted waterborne deco paints

Edition Date :
November 02, 2022
Genapol O 080 is a nonionic wetting agent for use as compatibilizer in waterborne high PVC paints, as well as in waterborne low PVC lacquers. The general dosage (supply form) is 0.5-1.0% in emulsion paints and 1.0-1.5% in acrylic lacquers.

Benefits

Genapol O 080 offers the following properties:

  • low VOC
  • free of alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEO)
  • ecolabel compliant
  • improves the compatibility of pigments with resins and solvents
  • increases tinting strength 
  • prevents rub out effects
  • exellenct substrate wetting on polyethylene 
  • freeze-thaw stable
  • reduced water absorption 
  • no side effects on gloss 
Chemical Name
  • 68920-66-1
Product Function
  • Wetting & dispersing agent
Chemical Type
  • Fatty alcohol ethoxylates
Applications
  • Waterborne paints
  • Decorative paints
  • Wetting
  • Compatibilizing

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Technical Data

 Composition:   Oleic alcohol polyethylene glycol ether with 8 moles ethylene oxide
 Active content: 100%
 Appearance: clear viscous liquid
 pH value: approx. 6-8
 Solubility: 1% in water: cloudy solution
 Density: approx. 0.96 g/cm3
 Flash point: > 250 °C 

Applications

Use as wetting agent/compatibilizer in deco paints:

•water-borne emulsion paints (high PVC): use recommendation: 0.5-1.0% supply dosage
•water-borne acrylic lacquers (low PVC): use recommendation: 1.0-1.5% supply dosage

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