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Silicone Additives for Paints and Inks


Improve Performance, Processing and Productivity

High-performance silicone and siloxane additives from Dow Corning can help you produce better paints, coatings, printing inks and overprint varnishes more easily and cost effectively.

Choose from silicone additives designed to:

  • Control foam
  • Enhance adhesion
  • Improve wetting, leveling and flow
  • Resist moisture
  • Impart slip and gloss
  • Improve mar resistance
  • Help prevent pigment separation
It takes only a little of an additive from Dow Corning to make the significant performance difference your customers demand from your paint, ink and coating formulations. For more than half a century, Dow Corning has been providing high performance silicone-based technology solutions for the silicone industry used in paints, inks, cartridges and coatings. Some of our cutting edge products only require little dosage for effective performance. Learn how Dow Corning can help you achieved economy based sustainability through our wide range of additive, paints, inks and coating products.

Product Highlights

Latest Product Launches

A brightly colored façade with reduced snail trail effect
Dow Corning® 904H
Coating Additive

Reduced surfactant leaching for better resistance to the "snail trail" effect on architectural façade coatings; increased surface hydrophobicity.
Class-leading waterborne wood coating
Dow Corning® 210S Additive

Provides highly effective leveling and slip performance in a wide range of solventborne, waterborne and radiation-curable coatings
Class-leading waterborne wood coating
Dow Corning® 108F Additive

Offers excellent foam control in premium low- to medium-PVC water-based coatings and inks with limited noticeable impact on surface appearance.
Smooth high-slip coating
Dow Corning® 8526 Additive

Provides highly effective leveling and slip performance in a wide range of solventborne, waterborne and radiation-curable coatings
Dow Corning® 700P Additive
Dow Corning® 700P Additive

Creates stable dispersions of titanium dioxide pigments in solventborne paints and inks; prevents flooding and floating, improves gloss, reduces haze, and resists yellowing at high temperatures
Dow Corning® brand
Waterborne Antifoams

Provide efficient foam control with low levels of defects in waterborne inks, OPVs and paints with low to medium PVCs; APEO-free
Dow Corning® 52 Additive

Provides slip, rub resistance, abrasion resistance and anti-blocking in waterborne paints, inks and coatings

Designed for Versatility

Dow Corning offers additives for solvent-borne, water-borne, solventless and radiation cure systems. They are compatible with a wide array of binder systems and diluents. Many offer multiple benefits, and all are effective at low concentrations.

Advanced based Resin additive coatings to help achieve improve performance, efficiency and regulatory compliance. Meet a wide range of industrial and maintenance needs with the following benefits: Thermal resistance, Moisture resistance, resistance to electrical discharge, Improve longevity with enhanced weatherability, Long life against UV and many more high performance enhancements.

Cost effective additive painting formulations offer advanced protection against flooding and floating for improved consistency even at low dosage levels. Our high performance additive painting solutions can be used in a wide range of pastel and gray solvent based resin systems to help you meet the demands of your customers needs.

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selection guide.


Interactive Additive Selection Guide

Additive Selection Guide (PDF)

Dow Corning® 904H Coating Additive Product Information Sheet (PDF)

Dow Corning® 210S Additive Product Information Sheet (PDF)

Dow Corning® 108F Additive Product Information Sheet (PDF)

Dow Corning® 8526 Additive Data Sheet (PDF)

Dow Corning® 700P Additive Product Information Sheet (PDF)

Dow Corning® 52 Additive Product Information Sheet (1.53 MB PDF)

Dow Corning® brand Waterborne Antifoams Product Information Sheet(PDF)

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Additive Sample Program (PDF)

Dow Corning® 904H Coating Additive

Dow Corning® 210S Additive

Dow Corning® 108F Additive

Dow Corning® 8526 Additive

Dow Corning® 700P Additive

Dow Corning® Waterborne Antifoams

Dow Corning® 52 Additive

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