Hydrite Chemical Co.

Solutions for paints, coatings, inks and adhesives

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Technical Support & Service

Hydrite offers technical services and has expertise in formulating Architectural Paints and Coatings, Industrial and Household Paints and Coatings, Packaging, Graphic Arts, Adhesives, and Wood Coatings.


Foam Control

Hydrite offers advanced foam control technology that can help lower overall operating costs while improving quality and processing.


Graphic Arts

Customer-oriented supplier of styrene/acrylic emulsion polymers and solutions to the water-based ink and coating markets.


Product SOlutions

We design practical, creative strategies using a consultative problem-solving approach to optimize chemistry and reduce overall costs.



Hydrite provides a full line of products and customized programs for wastewater treatment and process water treatment in the paints and coatings industry.



Waste management programs and recycling services that help collect and dispose, and recycle and reuse industrial waste.



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Technical Support & Service

Our staff of scientists and chemists have over 150 years of combined industry experience with PhD, MS, and BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomolecular Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry. 

Combined Areas of Expertise: Product Development, Technical Services, Field Technical Support, Analytical Characterization, Competitive Analysis, Benchmarking, Root Cause Analysis, Analytical Method Development, Statistical Analysis and Design of Experiments.

Leverage our vast defoamer knowledge to help resolve defects, satisfy regulatory requirements, custom formulate, and achieve optimal performance.


Antifoams, Defoamers and Specialty Chemicals

Hydrite is a leading provider and manufacturer of antifoams, defoamers and other specialty chemicals for the Paints, Coatings, Inks, and Adhesives Industries. We work closely with our customers to provide solutions to their processing needs.  Our full line of defoamers, antifoams and air release agents are designed to help both small market and multi-national producers.

Our foam control line is designed to work in solvent-borne, water-reducible, water based and 100% active systems. Our products work in paint and coatings based on starting materials such as acrylics, alkyds, epoxy, polyurethane, PVOH, SBR and terpolymers. We also offer free in-lab testing of our product line to help determine the optimum product for your system. 


Hydrite’s Philosophy and Capabilities

Hydrite believes in custom tailoring products for our customer’s specific systems. Through our knowledge of foam control chemistries and intensive on-site testing, we find the best defoamer formulation for your system. Through defoamer testing, we custom formulate and then bench test our products so our customers get the optimal performance.  We offer our customers custom formulas free of harmful VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds). Learn more.

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17385 Golf Parkway
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53045
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