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Manganese Octoate - VALIREX Mn 8 D40

Manganese Octoate - VALIREX Mn 8 D40

Manganese Paints & Coatings Drier with 8% Metal Content

VALIREX Mn 8 D60 is a manganese octoate at 8% Mn, dissolved in D40. The product is mainly used as a primary drier in paints & coatings where it accelerates oxidation and polymerization. At higher application temperature, the product can replace traditional cobalt-based carboxylates.

Technical Specifications of Manganese Octoate - VALIREX Mn 8 D40

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

8% manganese


Dearomatized hydrocarbon mixture with a flash point of 40° Celsius.

Solids (%)

Min. 45

Viscosity 25°C (dPa.s)

Max. 1

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