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Genapol O 100

Compatibilizer for tinted waterborne and solventborne deco paints

Edition Date :
November 02, 2022

Genapol O 100 is a nonionic wetting agent for use as compatibilizer in waterborne high PVC paints, as well as in waterborne and solvent-borne low PVC lacquers. 

The general dosage (supply form) is 0.5-1.5% in emulsion paints and 1.0-1.5% in acrylic lacquers, and 1.5% in alkyd lacquers.  

Benefits

Genapol O 100 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
  • offers improved hard water stability
  • freeze-thaw stable
  • reduced water absorption 
  • no side effects on gloss 
  • low foaming 
Product Function
  • Wetting & dispersing agent
Chemical Type
  • Ethoxylates
Applications
  • Waterborne paints
  • Solventborne paints
  • Wetting
  • Compatibilizing
  • Decorative paints
  • Industrial paints

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Technical Data

 Composition:   Oleic alcohol polyethylene glycol ether with 10 moles ethylene oxide
 Active content: 100%
 Appearance: white paste
 pH value: approx. 6-8
 Solubility: 1% in water: clear solution
 Density: approx. 0.98 g/cm3
 Flash point: > 250 °C 

Applications

Use as wetting agent/compatibilizer in deco paints:
•water-borne emulsion paints (high PVC): use recommendation: 0.5-1.5% supply dosage
•water-borne acrylic lacquers (low PVC): use recommendation: 1.0-1.5% supply dosage
•solvent-borne alkyd lacquers (low PVC): use recommendation: 1.5% supply dosage

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