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Zinc Octoate - VALIREX Zn 18 D60

Zinc Octoate - VALIREX Zn 18 D60

Zinc-based Paints & Coatings Drier with 18% Metal Content

VALIREX Zn 18 D60 is a zinc octoate grade with 18% Zn, dissolved in D60. The product is used as liquid paint drier. It regulates open time and improves through drying of oxidatively curing coatings. VALIREX Zn 18 is diluted in D60 to reduce viscosity and have optimal compatibility in coatings.

Technical Specifications of Zinc Octoate - VALIREX Zn 18 D60

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

18% zinc


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

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Applications - Paint Drier

(Auxiliary) Drier/siccative for paints & coatings

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Ali Atak

Ali Atak

Application Manager Inks, Coatings, Composites