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Innovative silicon-based solutions for paints,
inks and coatings

Power Up Your Coatings

Innovative new products to benefit coatings
formulators and end users

Welcome to Power Up Your Coatings, where you will find information about Dow Corning's latest silicon-based additives, resins and binders for paint, ink and coating manufacturers.

To learn more about Dow Corning's full range of materials, services and solutions for
coatings formulators, visit the Dow Corning Paints & Inks Solutions website.

There are more new Dow Corning® brand additives for wood coatings and varnishes to come. Please contact us with any questions.

Featured Products

A brightly colored façade with reduced snail trail effectDow Corning® 904H Coating Additive 
For architectural façade coatings with
reduced surfactant leaching
Reduced “snail trail” effect
Improved water resistance
Improved water repellency
Improved water beading
Class-leading waterborne wood coatingDow Corning® 210S Additive 
For class-leading waterborne wood coatings
Third-generation technology
Optimal compatibility; reduced tendency for cratering
Improves mar/abrasion resistance and anti-blocking performance in modern binders
Cost-effective and customizable slip
Improved foam control for premium waterborne paints and inksDow Corning® 108F Additive
Effective antifoam for waterborne coatings and inks
Optimized balance between foam control and compatibility
Low tendency to cause craters or other surface defects
Effective at very low use levels and easy to use
APEO-free, low-VOC
2405 ResinDow Corning® 2405 Resin 
Room temperature curing
High heat resistance
Improved flexibility and impact resistance
Solventless delivery
3055 ResinDow Corning® 3055 Resin 
A reactive amino silicone. Can be used as the sole amine source or with organic amine crosslinker
Improves Flexibility, Thermal, acid and water resistance, Wet adhesion for amine-crosslinked systems
Low VOC formulation
Cure chemistry eliminates mass loss, stress cracking and post-cure drift
Good compatibility with other Si and organic resins
Pigment dispersant improves color consistencyDow Corning® 700P Additive
High-efficiency dispersant for titanium dioxide in solventborne paints
Creates stable, non-flocculated titanium dioxide dispersions
Highly effective at low concentrations for good cost-in-use versus competitive solutions
Prevents flooding and floating in pastel and gray shades
Can be added in pigment grind or during let-down for formulating flexibility
Low yellowing at high temperatures
Low-VOC and low-odor
Dow Corning® brand Waterborne AntifoamsDow Corning® brand Waterborne Antifoams
Good antifoaming performance at low dosage
Good balance of efficiency and compatibility
Easily dispersible compounds and emulsions
Suitable for waterborne inks, overprint varnishes (OPV), and industrial and architectural paints with low to medium pigment
volume concentrations
Dow Corning® 52 AdditiveDow Corning® 52 Additive
Provides slip, rub resistance, abrasion resistance and anti-blocking in waterborne paints, inks and coatings
Effective at low addition levels for good cost-in-use performance
Does not influence surface hardness and has no negative impact on water resistance

See Our New Solutions
for Coatings

Learn more
in our interactive
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® 2405 Resin Product Information Sheet (PDF)

Dow Corning® 3055 Resin Product Information Sheet (PDF)

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

Dow Corning® Waterborne Antifoams
Product Information Sheet

Dow Corning® 52 Additive 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® 2405 Resin

Dow Corning® 3055 Resin

Dow Corning® 700P Additive

Dow Corning® Waterborne Antifoams

Dow Corning® 52 Additive

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