Bentone SD3

BENTONE SD-3 rheological additive is an organic derivative of a hectorite clay. It is highly efficient and designed for use in coating systems with a wide range of solvent polarities. BENTONE SD-3 must be dispersed in the pigment milling stage. BENTONE SD-3 does not require pre-gelling or a chemical activator.

Organoclay, Hectorite clay, Hectorice
CAS Number


1.6 g/cc
Powder (fine), White-cream

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Decorative coatings
  • Coatings
  • Epoxy systems
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Acid curing systems
  • Bituminous coatings
  • Automotive
  • Gravure printing inks
  • Paint and Coatings
  • Primers, fillers and undercoats
  • Putty and caulking compounds
  • Polyesters


  • CASE & Construction