Drier for air-drying coatings

F. Micciche (Inventor), E.A. Oostveen (Inventor), R. van der Linde (Inventor), J. van Haveren (Inventor)

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    The invention pertains to a drier composition for air-drying alkyd-based coatings, inks, or floor coverings, comprising a combination of the following components: a) a transition metal salt with the formula: (Me )( X )m in which Me is the transition metal; X represents a coordinating ligand; and k- is the valence state of the transition metal and m is the number of ligands X. b) a reducing biomolecule. The reducing biomolecule is in particular ascorbic acid or a derivative thereof, including ascorbyl palmitate.
    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberWO03093384
    Priority date3/05/02
    Publication statusPublished - 13 Nov 2003

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