Our environmentally friendly products are trendsetters in nearly all segments of architectural coatings. They serve both as a protection against climatic influences and decorative purposes.
Our wide product portfolio and technical know-how enable us to provide customer specific solutions, with a focus on performance and sustainability.
A BASF study discusses a series of tests to determine the mechanical properties of exterior paint film.
Deep-tone paints are fully formulated; tinters are highly pigmented polymer emulsions.
Concrete protection coatings must protect the building or construction from the effects of moisture and prevent further carbonation of concrete.
Silicate/dispersion paints are mainly used as decorative exterior coatings with good water vapour transmission.
Flexible coatings must permanently protect the building or construction from the effect of moisture at all temperatures.
Both pure acrylic and acrylic/styrene dispersions are used in the formulation of architectural finishes. The choice of binder must take into account the climatic conditions.
Primers are used to improve the adhesion of additional coats on various substrates and prevent the bleeding of constituents out of wood.
Opaque wood paints decorate and provide long-term protection to the objects they coat.
Transparent wood stains protect wooden objects against excessive moisture, UV-light and damaging fungal growth.
Interior paints are mainly matt with high abrasion resistance; solvent-free formulations are also gaining significance. There is a greater trend towards interior paints (latex paints) with more gloss for high-quality wall coverings.
Most all porous gloss emulsion paints are made using pure acrylic dispersions. Higher levels of gloss can be achieved with acrylic/styrene dispersions.
In dispersion based textured finishes, fillers and pigments are bound by a polymer resin (preferably acrylate/styrene).
Thermal insulating material is preferably applied to the exterior of buildings. Bonding to the structure and surface protection by textured finishes based on polymer dispersions.
Additives for the formulation of dispersion based paints, finishes and protective coatings improve pigment dispersion, filmformation, viscosity or water repellance. In addition our additives are used to modify, e.g. defoam or thicken products from the construction chemical range.
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