- Aurums Lead Drier
It is different type of drier which still the most important of the auxiliary driers. Lead
is mainly applied in combination with active driers and due to its polymerization effect.
Lead ensures a throughly hardened firm. It is pale straw to water white in color.
- Aurums Zinc Derier
It is used in combination to acive driers to produce a hard film. Zinc keeps the film open
there by allowing oxygen easy access, which ensures hardening through out the paint film.
It is also a very good wetting agent. The gloss of the film is also often improved and it
has an added property of counteracting mildew formation in paints. it is water white in
- Aurums Calcium Drier
It forms a metal complex with other metal soaps. Calcium prevents haze formation in
certain alkyd resins that are reached with lead. Excessive doses however should be avoided
in connection with the water sensivity of the paint film. It is pale yellow to water white
- Aurums Zirconium driers
It is an excellent substitute for Lead in Lead-free paints. It strongly activates primary
driers and is perticularly recomendaded for eliminating tacking of certain talloil alkyd
resins. It is water white in color.
- Aurums Barium Driers
This drier is also used as a substitute for Lead in Lead free paints Barium improves the
drying of a coating and has good pigment and wetting properties. It is pale yellow in
- Aurums Copper Soap
Copper is sufficient to supress wrinkeling of finishes containing cobalt driers.
espacially during baking. The Naphthenate is for the preparation of solutions for
preserving wood. canvas etc.
- Aurums Alluminium Soap
It is an excellent gelling agent for hydrocarbon solvent and oils.
- Aurums Lead Soap in Lubre Oil
It is especially used in grease and lubricants
- Aurumns Cobalt Soap as Accelerator
It is used as an accelerator for unsaturated polyester along with the polymerization
catalyst Methyl Ethyl Ketone peroxide.
The percentages are calculated as metal on the total quantity of vehicle (solid matter).
these percentage are however very dependent upon the type of vehicle
||0.1 - 0.5
||0.03 - 0.3
||0.005 - 0.1
||0.01 - 0.1
||0.03 - 0.3
||0.08 - 0.6
||0.02 - 0.1
||0.03 - 0.5
||0.05 - 0.3