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Additives > rheology modifiers for furniture and flooring coatings

Rheology modifiers enable formulators to adjust the flow behaviour of their products. That way they benefit from improved viscosity behaviour and application characteristics.

Brands

Rheovis®

Properties and Applications

BTC’s Rheovis® types are used as rheology modifiers to adjust the flow behaviour in furniture and flooring coatings applications.
The Rheovis® formulation additives from BASF offer five classes of rheological additives for paints and coatings

  • Alkali swellable emulsions (ASE)
  • Hydrophobically modified alkali swellable emulsions (HASE)
  • Hydrophobically modified polyurethanes (HEUR)
  • Hydrophobically modified polyethers (HMPE)
  • Castor oil based thixotropes.