Trusted, High-Performing Additives
Grace® matting agents and anti-corrosion pigments rise to the technical challenges for formulators across coil applications. As a leading provider of silica gel, our key strengths lie in the development of innovative technologies that improve product quality and performance. Our manufacturing capabilities, global infrastructure, and commitment to technical support ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.
Our technologies are specially engineered for uses in building products, roofing, ceiling, cladding/siding, fast cure systems, and home appliances
- SYLOID® MX and C series silica matting agents, which are offered with or without special organic treatments, all have excellent matting efficiency. Grace’s SYLOID® series silica is based on an innovative porous silica technology and has been specially developed to fulfill the increasing technical challenges of matting coatings that meet the regulatory demands for sustainability, human health, and safety. These matting grades provide enhanced performance in paint systems with limited VOC-content.
- SHIELDEX® silica is a non-phosphate, chromium-free anti-corrosive line of anti-corrosive pigments used to protect metal in some of the most severe environmental conditions.
SYLOID® Silica Matting Agents
SYLOID® amorphous silica matting agents offer exceptional performance when used in wood coatings, coil and general industrial coatings, and architectural coatings.
SHIELDEX® non-phosphate, chromium-free anti-corrosive pigments protect metal when used in coil coating primers, general industrial primers, and primers for automotive and marine coatings.
SYLOID® MX Silica Matting Agents for Coatings
Designed to deliver superior performance in difficult-to-matt applications, Grace’s SYLOID® MX silica generation is a versatile and eco-friendly (low VOC) series tailored for coatings where film shrinkage during drying is minimal.