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Capstone™ FS-65

Aqueous nonionic fluorinated surfactant that is VOC-free, APEO-free, and stable in acidic, basic, and brine environments.




Product Overview

FS-65 is VOC-free and APEO-free, and has a strong non-ionic character under all conditions. It is stable in acidic, basic and brine environments. In addition to providing superior performance, FS-65 meets the OECD 301B test methods criteria pertaining to biodegradability.

Related Technologies: Flexographic Printing; Gravure Printing; Ink Jet; Lithographic Printing; Overprint Varnishes; Screen Printing; UV & EB Inks


Architectural coatings, Industrial finishes, Water-based floor care (Finishes, Waxes, and Polishes), Concentrated cleaning solutions, Additive to water-based paints and coatings, etching applications, Stability and Surface Activity in Brine and Aggressive (Acidic and Basic) Media
Related Applications:  Architectural Coatings; Digital Inks; Floor Coatings; Graphic Arts Coatings; Industrial Coatings; Metal Coatings; Narrow Web; Packaging; Plastics; Printed Electronics; Wax and Polishes

Features & Benefits

Oil repellency
Low foaming
Wetting and enhanced leveling
Reduces cratering and provides faster spreading
Lowers surface tension to improve cleaning efficiency
REACH compliant
Listed on TSCA inventory

Product Specifications

Appearance: Yellow to amber liquid
pH: 7.5–9
Specific Gravity: 1.1 g/mL
Stability: Mix well before use. Freeze-thaw
stable. Warm the product to room
temperature, and mix before use after cold storage. Stable in brine and aggressive media.
Composition: 25% solids
Shelf Life: 5 years
Foam: Can foam with excessive shaking
Chemistry:  Fluorosurfactants; Fluorosurfactants
Functions:  Surfactants; Wetting & Dispersion Aids; Wetting and Leveling

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Capstone™ Fluorosurfactants

Capstone™ fluorosurfactants enhance formulations by substantially reducing surface tension, and by improving properties such as wetting and spreading, leveling, penetrating, foaming control, chemical stability and thermal stability.

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