The choice of the right additives is a critical step in designing water-borne adhesives & sealants. Rheology modifiers and dispersants will enable to fine-tune the body and the structure , the gunnability and ease of application while keeping an excellent slump resistance without impacting ageing, mechnical properties and weatherability.
Coatex offers a robust portfolio of solutions, to improve paint performance across the entire value chain:
- Production and processing
- Final application and performance
- Costs management
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Arkema is an integrated, multi-technology Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA) provider comprised of several business units worldwide. The Arkema group is uniquely positionned to offer a variety of solutions to the market, from raw materials to ready-to-coat, solventless, high performance adhesives, all designed to meet even the most challenging application requirements.
Coatex offers a full range of thickeners to fine-tune the desired rheological profile and to overcome challenges met by PSA formulators and applicators. From Newtonian to Pseudo-plastic, our comprehensive range of high performance solutions is based on acrylic (ASE & HASE) and polyurethane (HEUR) technologies.
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Coatex thickeners will help to achieve the best rheological behaviour in order to obtain a high body and slump resistance while maintaining excellent ease of application with good gunnability. Our dispersants will enable improving stability and fillers loading with excellent water resistance.