PETROLITE™ D-1038 dispersant offers superior color development when used to disperse a variety of pigments in water-based coating and ink systems. The dispersant is based on an ethoxylated polymer with an HLB of 18. PETROLITE D-1038 dispersant is VOC free, which allows formulators to meet stringent environmental regulations.
Viscosity @ 25ºC (cps)
PETROLITE D-1038 dispersant
PETROLITE D-1038 dispersant offers some unique features that provide multiple benefits when used in water-based coatings and inks.
- High HLB value
- Polymeric backbone
- 100% VOC free
- Lower dispersant requirements for a range of pigments
- Efficient pigment dispersing leads to low processing viscosity
- Enhanced dispersion stability at a wide temperature range
- Environmentally friendly
Carbon black dispersant: PETROLITE D-1038 dispersant offers superior color development and end gloss when used in water based formulations with a variety of carbon blacks. For best results, a pigment mill base utilizing the dispersant and carbon black should be prepared prior to blending into the final formulation.