Finishes and Lacquers
worth a photo-finish
A picture is worth a thousand words and our products help you create a photo-worthy finish. We test many combinations until we find the blend that, while easy to use, also yields beautiful results. Glossy, satin or matte - we strive to deliver the perfect finish time after time.
Ashland offers a wide range of quality products for use in waterborne lacquers and finishes for wood that improve allure, enhance processing or usability, or improve efficacy. These products include Drewplus™ foam control agents, Dextrol™ and Strodex™ wetting and flow agents, Drewslip™ surface modifiers and Aquaflow™ rheology modifiers.
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Drewplus* foam control agent
Take control of your foam with Drewplus* foam control agents Drewplus* foam control agents (FCA) from Ashland are leading technologies within an ever-expanding portfolio of additives that improve the performance of decorative paints and industrial coatings, as well as water-based adhesives, graphic art systems, polymers and polymer dispersions Drewplus* foam control agents are formulated without the use of alkylphenolethoxylates (APEO) and are av...
Aquaflow™ XLS nonionic synthetic associative thickeners
Aquaflow™ XLS-series NSATs are highly efficient, second generation, low-shear effective liquid thickeners. The Aquaflow™ XLS chemistry provides an optimized balance of leveling with exceptional sag-resistance through a unique engineered structure recovery behavior. This balance of properties means that painters will appreciate a virtually drip-free application resulting in beautiful finished painted surfaces free of brush marks, which...
Aquaflow™ ionic synthetic associative thickeners
Aquaflow™ nonionic synthetic associative thickeners are efficient thickeners for high-performance waterborne paints and coatings. These easy-to-handle liquids build rheology in paints and coatings through self-association and interaction with other ingredients. Aquaflow rheology modifiers are based on hydrophobically-modified polyacetal-polyether (HM-PAPE) chemistry and are designed to function as a drop-in replacement for urethane-ty...
Drewplus* L-3500 and L-3510 foam control agents
Drewplus* L-3500 foam control agent is formulated for use in water-based coatings, particularly pigmented, but also in clear systems. Drewplus* L-3510 foam control agent is formulated for use in water-based clear coatings. benefits: excellent macro and micro foam control great balance between activity and compatibility economical in use excellent storage stability reduced¹ SVHC content; no reference on MSDS micro foam control through disso...