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Mixed Carboxylate - VALIREX Co 6 Zr 9 D60

Mixed Carboxylate - VALIREX Co 6 Zr 9 D60

Combination Drier with Cobalt and Zirconium for Paints & Coatings

VALIREX Co 6 Zr 9 D60 is a mixed metal carboxylate based on cobalt and zirconium, diluted in D60. It contains 6% Co and 9% Zr. The product is used in paint & coating applications as a drier/siccative. Mix driers offer improved efficiency, with a guarantee of excellent and stable quality. Co acts as a primary drier, while Zr ensures secondary through drying.

Technical Specifications of Mixed Carboxylate - VALIREX Co 6 Zr 9 D60

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

6% cobalt, 9% zirconium


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

Viscosity 25°C (dPa.s)


Specific Weight (kg/m3)


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Applications - Paint Drier

(Primary) Drier/siccative for paints & coatings, including marine coatings

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Ali Atak

Ali Atak

Application Manager Inks, Coatings, Composites