Wetting and Dispersing Agent for Color Development in Organic Pigments / High Jetness in Carbon Black Pigments

Borchi® Gen 0851 is a high molecular weight non-ionic and VOC-free wetting and dispersing agent that provides excellent color development in difficult to disperse organic pigments, including carbon black and Pigment Red 179 pigments. This solution provides pigment wetting and dispersions in water- and solvent-based paints.


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Benefits of Dispersants for Color Development

Borchi® Gen 0851 provides improved grind times, low viscosity dispersions, and long-term viscosity and color stability. Higher transparency can also be achieved.

This wetting and dispersing agent is engineered to maximize the interaction and subsequent wetting of difficult to disperse, high surface area organic pigments. Optimized wetting will produce smaller particle sizes for pigments to improve viscosity and dispersion stability. This is how this dispersant ultimately results in providing better color development for coatings.


30% Pigment Concentrate
Stable Viscosity Indicates a Quality Dispersion

wetting and dispersing agent / dispersant for color development in organic pigments in water- and solvent-based paints. It helps significantly decrease grind times. Results from Borchers not byk pigment dispersion

Borchi® Gen 0851 wetting and dispersing agent produces shorter grind times in difficult to disperse organic pigments. This results in stable viscosity and better color development in water-based coatings



Benefits of Carbon Black Dispersants

Borchi® Gen 0851 is also known as a dispersant for carbon black pigments. As this product also acts as a wetting agent, high jetness is primarily caused by three pigment wetting mechanisms within the solution: hydrogen bonding, polarized groups, and an electron rich body attracted to carbon black and organic pigments.


Similar Dispersants for Organic Pigments

Other carbon black dispersants from Borchers include Borchi® Gen 0451. Unlike Borchi® Gen 0851, this dispersing agent works for both water- and solvent-based organic pigments.



Borchi® Gen 0851 is primarily used in automotive coatings, but it can also be used in industrial, protective and marine, and decorative applications, as well as in printing inks.



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  • Physical Characteristics

    Appearance Liquid, yellow 
    Non-volatile content 50 % 
    pH 7 – 9.5 
    Density 1.09 g/cm³ (20 °C) 
    Viscosity Max. 1000 mPa.s 
    Solvent(s) Water 

  • Features

    • Specifically designed for dispersing difficult organic pigments
    • Low viscosity dispersions
    • High transparency with organic pigments
    • High jetness with carbon black
    • Enhanced color development
    • Long-term dispersion stability
    • Compatible with a wide range of resin systems

  • Applications

    • Coatings
      • Automotive
      • Industrial
      • Protective and Marine
      • Decorative
    • Printing inks

  • Dosage

    Depending on the pigment grade, the recommended dosage is  

    • Organic pigments: 20  35 % 
    • Medium black: 40  50 %  
    • High jetness carbon black: 70  100  

    The exact dosage should be experimentally determined through a ladder study. Borchi® Gen 0851 should be added to the mill base before adding the pigment. 

  • Storage

    Protect from the effects of weathering and light. Store at temperatures between 5 and 30 °C. Once opened, containers should be resealed immediately after each removal of the product.

  • Safety

    Please refer to our safety data sheet for information relating to product safety.

  • Article

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Registration :
  • Europe : EINECS, EU - REACH (Registered)
  • Switzerland : EINECS
  • USA : TSCA
  • Canada : DSL
  • China : IECSC
  • Japan : ENCS
  • Korea : ECL
  • Taiwan : NECI
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