Cobalt-Free Drier for DPM Solvent-Based Systems / Thixotropic Alkyd Resins

Borchi® OXY-Coat 1310 is a metal-based cobalt-free drier for thixotropic alkyd resins where propylene glycol can reduce viscosity. It can be used in DPM-based systems. This solution is a unique catalyst that is applicable in a wide range of coating systems that dry oxidatively.


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Benefits of Cobalt-Free Driers for DPM Solvent-Based Systems / Thixotropic Alkyd Resins

As concerns around cobalt are increasing within the coatings industry, Borchi® OXY-Coat 1310 boasts as a curing solution that does not contain any potentially toxic metals.

Benefits include faster dry times, improved gloss and haze, brighter whites, non-yellowing, and the ability to be used in adverse conditions (thus extending coatings season windows for painters).

cobalt-free / cobalt replacement driers are sustainable alternatives to cobalt driers in alkyds. Cobalt paint driers are facing strict sustainability, regulatory, and ethical challenges (cobalt may soon be a conflict mineral)

This drier is designed for use in solvent-based architectural, wood, and industrial coating applications, as well as printing inks.


  • Physical Characteristics

    Appearance Clear brown to yellow liquid 
    Viscosity Max. 100 mPa·s (informative) ISO 3219 (A) (20 °C) 
    Density Approx. 0.97 g/cm3 (informativeDIN 51757 (20 °C) 
    Solvent Dipropylene glycol monomethyl ether (90%), 1,2-propylene glycol (9%) (informative) 

  • Features

    • Improved drying activity, color performance, gloss and haze compared to cobalt-based driers
    • Based on a unique, patented, highly active iron complex
    • Recommended for solvent-based systems only
    • Can be used in all coatings with binders that dry by oxidation
    • Outperforms cobalt-based driers

  • Applications

    • Coatings with resins that that dry by oxidation
      • Alkyds
      • Vegetable oils
      • Epoxy esters
      • Polybutadiene
      • Others

  • Dosage

    All resin systems are unique and will require the level of Borchi® OXY - Coat 1310 to be optimized for best cost and dry. We recommend a ladder study of 0.5 – 3 % Borchi® OXY - Coat 1310 as supplied on resin solids. Please keep in mind that too much Borchi® OXY - Coat 1310 might inhibit through dry. The Borchi® OXY - Coat 1310 should be added as one of the last ingredients before the Anti-Skinning agent. 

  • Storage

    Protect from the effects of weathering and store at temperatures between 5 and 50 °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. 

Registration :
  • Europe : Pre-registered, EU - REACH (Registered)
  • Switzerland : EINECS
  • USA : TSCA
  • Canada : Allowed under specific conditions. Please contact us for further information.
  • Australia : Registered but currently may be subject to volume restrictions
  • New Zealand : May be used as a component in a product covered by a group standard but it is not approved for use as a chemical in its own right
  • China : Registered but currently may be subject to volume restrictions
  • Japan : Registered but currently may be subject to volume restrictions
  • Korea : ECL
  • Taiwan : NECI
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