ARCHITECTURAL COATINGS SEGMENTS & PRODUCTS RANGE
- Tinters and deep-tone paints
Deep-tone paints are fully formulated; tinters are highly pigmented polymer emulsions.
- Concrete protection coatings
Concrete protection coatings must protect the building or construction from the effects of moisture and prevent further carbonation of concrete.
- Silicate paints polymer stabilized
Silicate/dispersion paints are mainly used as decorative exterior coatings with good water vapour transmission.
- Flexible coatings
Flexible coatings must permanently protect the building or construction from the effect of moisture at all temperatures.
- Architectural finishes
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.
- Wood paints
Opaque wood paints decorate and provide long-term protection to the objects they coat.
- Wood stains
Transparent wood stains protect wooden objects against excessive moisture, UV-light and damaging fungal growth.
- Interior paints
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.
- Gloss and satin latex paints
Most all porous gloss emulsion paints are made using pure acrylic dispersions. Higher levels of gloss can be achieved with acrylic/styrene dispersions.
- Textured finishes
In dispersion based textured finishes, fillers and pigments are bound by a polymer resin (preferably acrylate/styrene).
- Exterior insulation finishes systems EIFS
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.