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Zinc Octoate - VALIREX Zn 8 D60

Zinc Octoate - VALIREX Zn 8 D60

Zinc-based Paints & Coatings Drier with 8% Metal Content

VALIREX Zn 8 D60 is a zinc octoate grade with 8% Zn, dissolved in D60. The product is used as liquid paint drier. It is used to regulate open time and improve through drying of oxidatively curing coatings.

Technical Specifications of Zinc Octoate - VALIREX Zn 8 D60

Physical Appearance




Metal Content

8% zinc


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

Solids (%)

Min. 30

Viscosity 25°C (dPa.s)


Specific Weight (kg/m3)


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Applications - Paint Drier

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

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Ali Atak

Ali Atak

Application Manager Inks, Coatings, Composites