Additives

Optimize and enhance functional performance with formulation friendly additives

Many of the world’s top brands rely on Synthomer’s specialty portfolio of additives, dispersants, flourosurfactants, opacifiers, and thickeners to optimize costs and deliver the performance properties needed in everyday products such as home and personal care, architectural and industrial coatings, adhesives, inks, and advanced materials such as electronics, functional packaging, and pharmaceuticals.

Synthomer additive brands include:

  • Lytron: Hollow-sphere pigments (HSP) opacifiers used in liquid soaps, shampoos, and cosmetics.
  • PolyFox: US-EPA approved fluorosurfactants used in coatings, inks, paints, polishes, sealers, as well as a variety of specialty applications such as electronic circuit boards and consumer packaging.
  • Rohagit:  Prevent and counter microbial attack with UV stable thickeners and dispersants for use in pigmented and no-pigment paints, plasters, coatings, and waterborne chemistry compounds. 

Recommended Products

Tradename Chemistry Description
LYTRON™ 180 SA Mildly acidic brilliant white opacifier preserved with 2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1,3-diol.Lytron 180 opacifier for bath and shower products, including liquid hand wash and soaps, laundry detergents, and cleaners 
LYTRON™ 180 AV SA Acidic un-neutralized opacifier for home and personal care products with no added preservatives.Lytron 180 AV styrene acrylic copolymer opacifier for bath and shower products, including liquid hand wash and soaps, laundry detergents, and cleaners.
POLYFOX™ PF-136A OTH Anionic fluorinated (CF3) polyether diammonium sulfate for aqueous formulationsPolyFox PF-136A wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a wide variety of aqueous coating, floor finish, and ink applications.
POLYFOX™ PF-154N OTH 25 % active Nonionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether ethoxylatedPolyFox PF-154N wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a wide variety of aqueous coating, ink, and electronics applications.
POLYFOX™ PF-156A OTH Anionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diammonium disulfate for aqueous formulations.PolyFox PF-156A wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a wide variety of aqueous coating, floor finish, and ink applications.
POLYFOX™ PF-159 OTH 100 % active Nonionic fluorinated (C2F5) polyether ethoxylatedPolyFox PF-159 highly efficient wetting, flow and leveling agent is suitable for use in a broad variety of aqueous, solvent, 100% solid coating, ink, and adhesive applications.
POLYFOX™ PF-6320 OTH Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (CF3) polyether diol terminated PolyFox PF-6320 wetting, flow and levelig agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.
POLYFOX™ PF-636 OTH Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (CF3) polyether diol terminatedPolyFox PF-636 wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.
POLYFOX™ PF-652-NF OTH 50% active solvent soluble fluorinated (C2F5) ethoxylate A-B-A tri-block copolymerPolyFox PF-652-NF wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, and litho plate coatings.
POLYFOX™ PF-6520 OTH Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diol terminatedPolyFox PF-6520 wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.
POLYFOX™ PF-656 OTH Solvent soluble diol functional fluorinated (C2F5) polyether diol terminatedPolyFox PF-656 wetting, flow and leveling agent or reactive intermediate is suitable  for solvent based industrial and maintenance coatings, adhesives, electronics, and lubricants.
ROHAGIT™ SD 15 PA Finely dispersed aqueous dispersion of a thermoplastic methacrylic acid-acrylic ester copolymer, anionic stabilised. The dispersion is free from APEO, film forming aids, solvents and plasticizers.ROHAGIT SD 15 is a pure acrylic universal ASE-thickener for pH-range > 8.0. It is UV stable and shows an excellent efficacy and is easy to incorporate. The consistency is pasty, not thready.

Discover how Synthomer’s additives can improve performance, balance, and optimize your formulation.

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