Finishes and Lacquers

worth a photo-finish

A picture is worth a thousand words and our products help you create a photo-worthy finish.  We test many combinations until we find the blend that, while easy to use, also yields beautiful results.  Glossy, satin or matte - we strive to deliver the perfect finish time after time.

Ashland offers a wide range of quality products for use in waterborne lacquers and finishes for wood that improve allure, enhance processing or usability, or improve efficacy. These products include Drewplus™ foam control agents, Dextrol™ and Strodex™ wetting and flow agents, Drewslip™ surface modifiers and Aquaflow™ rheology modifiers.


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Take control of your foam with Drewplus* foam control agents Drewplus* foam control agents (FCA) from Ashland are leading technologies within an ever-expanding portfolio of additives that improve the performance of decorative paints and industrial coatings, as well as water-based adhesives, graphic art systems, polymers and polymer dispersions Drewplus* foam control agents are formulated without the use of alkylphenolethoxylates (APEO) and are av...

Drewplus* foam control agent

Aquaflow™ XLS-series NSATs are highly efficient, second generation, low-shear effective liquid thickeners. The Aquaflow™ XLS chemistry provides an optimized balance of leveling with exceptional sag-resistance through a unique engineered structure recovery behavior. This balance of properties means that painters will appreciate a virtually drip-free application resulting in beautiful finished painted surfaces free of brush marks, which...

Aquaflow™ XLS nonionic synthetic associative thickeners

Aquaflow™ nonionic synthetic associative thickeners are efficient thickeners for high-performance waterborne paints and coatings. These easy-to-handle liquids build rheology in paints and coatings through self-association and interaction with other ingredients.  Aquaflow rheology modifiers are based on hydrophobically-modified polyacetal-polyether (HM-PAPE) chemistry and are designed to function as a drop-in replacement for urethane-ty...

Aquaflow™ ionic synthetic associative thickeners

Drewplus* L-3500 foam control agent is formulated for use in water-based coatings, particularly pigmented, but also in clear systems. Drewplus* L-3510 foam control agent is formulated for use in water-based clear coatings. benefits: excellent macro and micro foam control great balance between activity and compatibility economical in use excellent storage stability reduced¹ SVHC content; no reference on MSDS micro foam control through disso...

Drewplus* L-3500 and L-3510 foam control agents

next generation dissolution defoamers in emulsion form excellent micro foam control and compatibility in water-based industrial coatings and decorative coatings The water-based industrial coatings market for wood, metal and plastic is an innovative market searching for continuous improvement in coating properties and the way these coatings are applied. New developed coating formulations are using the latest binder technologies and must comply wit...

Drewplus* L-3200 and Drewplus* L-3210


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