BIOBASED Waterborne Alkyd for High Gloss Coatings

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SYNAQUA® 4804 is an APEO and ammonia-free short oil alkyd emulsion designed for use in a wide variety of coatings in which performance similar to solvent-based alkyds are desired. SYNAQUA® 4804 is a product accredited 43% bio-based by USDA.


High gloss trim paints

Wall and Ceiling paints from
flat to a high gloss

Interior/ Exterior primers for wood and metal

Direct-To-Metal coatings with anticorrosion additives

Transparent and semi-transparent stains


SYNAQUA® 4804 can help formulators achieve a wide range of desirable benefits in coating formulations as follows:

  • High gloss potential and excellent gloss retention
  • Very good hardness
  • Good adhesion to many substrates
  • Quick-drying time
  • Low yellowing
  • Good stability with anticorrosive pigments
  • Good application characteristics
  • Outstanding resin for blending with other technologies, including styrene acrylics, acrylics, and polyurethane dispersions.
Example of Paint Formulation with SYNAQUA® 4804 Waterborne Alkyd
  • Density (g/cm³)
  • Weight % Solids (%)
  • Volume % Solids (%)
  • VOC (+ water) (g/L)
  • Brookfield viscosity at 10 rpm (mPa.s)
  • 1,3

  • 54

  • 41

  • < 1

  • 3800

  • Solids Density (g/cm³)
  • PVC (minus additive) (%)
  • Gloss at 20°/60° 200μm wet on glass
  • Persoz hardness after 28 days (sec)
  • 1,7
  • 19
  • 95/99
  • 100μm wet on glass 120

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