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DOWSIL™ 52 Additive

Offering reliable supply of DOWSIL™ 52 Additive

Available in Pails and Drums

DOWSIL™ 52 Additive improves mar resistance and slip in water-borne systems. It has a lower viscosity than DOWSIL™ 51 Additive, which makes for easy dosing of formula.

Univar Solutions supplies DOWSIL™ 52 Additive nationwide. With more than 120 distribution centers, our private fleet, and professional staff, we provide you proven reliability and quality service at every touchpoint.


  • Flowable liquid for processing ease
  • Good compatibility with waterborne acrylic, alkyd, polyester, epoxy, PU and vinyl resin based coatings
  • Imparts very low Coefficient of Friction
  • Effective at very low addition levels
  • Does not influence surface hardness


  • No negative impact on water resistance
  • Novel surfactant technology to deliver high molecular weight PDMS into waterborne
  • Easy to incorporate/disperse – can be added during let-down or post-addition
  • Good compatibility in multiple coatings formulations


  • Good slip, abrasion resistance, scratch resistance and anti-blocking
  • Recoatable
  • Good cost-in-use performance
  • No impact on mechanical properties
  • Suitable for use in exterior coatings



  • Tech grade DOWSIL™ 52 Additive

Sizes Available

  • Pails
  • Drums


  • Wood coatings (acrylic and PUD based)
  • Inks and overprint varnishes
  • Interior and exterior paints

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