Kowa American Corporation

Barifine® BF-1L, BF-1, BF-20 & BF-40

Solventborne Series

Barifine® BF-1L, BF-1, BF-10, BF-20 and BF-40 are highly transparent, chemically inert, ultrafine barium sulfates that are manufactured by Sakai Chemical in Japan. These products provide haze-free gloss and highly smooth film by their hyper filling effect for solvent-born paint. Barifine® encapsulated pigment particles maximize their original brightness and control of aluminum pigment orientation in metallic basecaot. Some recommended uses of this product are automotive topcoat, automotive surfacer, appliance coatings, inks, and plastics.



  • Jetness
  • Thickening


  • Automotive coatings
  • Metal Glass Plastic Coatings
  • Paint & Coatings-Solventborne