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Innovative silicon-based solutions for paints,
inks and 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

Highly efficient fluorosilicone defoaming agentDow Corning® 102F Additive
Fluorosilicone defoamer for solventborne coatings
Effective at very low use levels without noticeable impact on surface appearance or recoatability
Easy to use
Smooth high-slip coatingDow Corning® 8526 Additive
Leveling and slip additive for solventborne, waterborne and radiation-curable coatings
Effective at low addition levels
Excellent compatibility
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

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for Coatings

Learn more
in our interactive
selection guide.


Interactive Additive Selection Guide

Dow Corning® 102F Product Information Sheet (PDF)

Additive Selection Guide (PDF)

Dow Corning® 8526 Additive Data 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® 102F Additive

Dow Corning® 8526 Additive

Dow Corning® 700P Additive

Dow Corning® Waterborne Antifoams

Dow Corning® 52 Additive

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