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Cobalt Octoate - VALIREX Co 6 D60

Cobalt Octoate - VALIREX Co 6 D60

Cobalt Drier with 6% Metal Content for Paints & Coatings

VALIREX Co 6 D60 is a cobalt-based metal carboxylate with 6% Co, dissolved in D60. The product is used as primary drier in paints and coatings. Typically, the cobalt drier is added at 0,05 phr (parts per hundred resin).

Technical Specifications of Cobalt Octoate - VALIREX Co 6 D60

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

6% cobalt


Dearomatized hydrocarbon mixture with a flash point of 60° Celsius.

Solids (%)

Min. 25

Viscosity 25°C (dPa.s)


Specific Weight (kg/m3)


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Applications - Paint Drier

(Primary) Drier/siccative for paints & coatings

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Ali Atak

Ali Atak

Application Manager Inks, Coatings, Composites