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Formulators and manufacturers around the world rely on 3M paint additive technologies to help enhance performance, reduce costs and add more customer-pleasing properties to a broad range of architectural and industrial paints and coatings.

Paint Additive Technologies to Enhance Performance and Reduce Costs

The Science of Smooth

The Science of Smooth

3M™ Fluorosurfactants are a family of advanced wetting and leveling agents, used to improve performance in a broad range of aqueous and solvent-borne coatings, including paints, resins, adhesives, inks, clearcoats, floor coverings and more. These non-ionic polymeric fluorosurfactants offer unmatched control of surface defects such as orange peel, cratering, fish eyes and picture framing, while providing improved performance on hard-to-wet surfaces such as plastics and oily metals.

What's more, 3M fluorosurfactants help to maintain low surface tension throughout the entire drying process. This helps to create smoother, higher gloss coatings.
3M™ Additives for Paints and Coatings3M™ Additives for Paints and Coatings

3M™ Additives for Paints and Coatings

Watch our video to learn more about our white ceramic microspheres used as high performance fillers for architectural paint. It also highlights our fluorochemical surfactants for wetting and leveling for paints and coatings and much more. Watch now.

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