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Arkema has been a reliable supplier of high-quality products for these industries for more than 20 years. We offer a wide range of waterborne polymers for use in many different building and construction applications, including:

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Our products include:

Caulks and sealants

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® 162 Vinyl Acrylic 55 7 Non-specification interior caulks for use by paint contractors.
ENCOR® 163S Acrylic 58 -11 High solids self-thickening latex for pigmented ASTM C-920 caulks.
ENCOR® 167S Acrylic 62 -44 High-performance sealants with low-temperature flexibility without the need for an external plasticizer.
ENCOR® 169S Styrene-Acrylic 62.5 -22 For translucent and pigment sealants, ASTM C-920.
ENCOR® 182 Envia Vinyl Acetate-Ethylene 56 5 ASTM C-834 Class 0°C or in blends with ENCOR® 169S to achieve ASTM C-834 Class -17°C.
ENCOR® 9176 Styrene-Acrylic 61 -21 High adhesion to challenging or low energy substrates (i.e. PVC, EDPM, rubber), C-920 Class 35.

 

Cement admixtures

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® 163S Acrylic 58 -11 Improves bond strength to a variety of substrates, including wood, insulating foams concrete and masonry. Improves the flexural and tensile strength of hydraulic cement concretes.
ENCOR® 412 Acrylic 47 13 Improves bond strength to a variety of substrates, including wood, insulating foams, concrete and masonry. Improves the flexural and tensile strength of hydraulic cement concretes. Ammonia free.
ENCOR® 413 Acrylic 47 13 Improves bond strength to a variety of substrates, including wood, insulating foams, concrete and masonry. Improves the flexural and tensile strength of hydraulic cement concretes.
ENCOR® 446 Styrene Acrylic 62 12 Mastic adhesive, cement compatible.
ENCOR® 496 Styrene Acrylic 50 -7 Passes relevant performance requirements of ANSI/EIMA 99A-2001; good low-temperature flexibility.

 

Ceramic tile adhesives

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® 145 Styrene Acrylic 48 32 Designed for ceramic tile adhesive that passes ANSI A136.1 (Type I and II).

 

Construction adhesives

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® 446 Styrene Acrylic 62 12 Designed for use in construction adhesives for attaching plywood and drywall to lumber. Can be formulated to meet the performance requirements of ASTM D-3498 (AFG-01).
ENCOR® 182 Envia Vinyl Acetate-Ethylene 56 5 Designed for use in construction adhesives. Can be formulated to meet the performance requirements of ASTM D-3498 (AFG-01).

 

Tape joint and spackling compounds

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® 134 Vinyl Acrylic 57    Recommended for ready-to-use tape joint compounds.
ENCOR® 3560 Chem 60 22 Designed for patch and repair compounds.

 

Concrete coatings and sealers

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
NEOCAR® 2300 NEOCAR® Acrylic 55 5 Hydrolytic stability, water resistance, and increased binding efficiency. Recommended for cost-effective exterior masonry coatings.
ENCOR® 496 Styrene Acrylic 50 -7 Passes relevant performance requirements of ANSI/EIMA 99A-2001; good low-temperature flexibility.
ENCOR® 7325 Styrene Acrylic 46 50 Designed for use in interior and exterior concrete sealer. Can be formulated to meet ASTM C-309 and C-1315 requirements.
ENCOR® 413 Acrylic 47 13 High flexibility makes it suitable for use in extreme cold weather climates; Dirt pick-up resistant finish coat.
NEOCAR® 820 NEOCAR® Acrylic 45 20 Ultra-small particle size; extremely hydrophobic for clear sealers over wood or concrete.
NEOCAR® 850 NEOCAR® Acrylic 45 50 Designed to impart excellent resistance to engine oils and hot tire pick-up for use in interior and exterior concrete sealer. Can be formulated to meet ASTM C-309 and C-1315 requirements.
SNAP® 720  Envia Structured Nanoparticle
Acrylic Polymer
49 NA APE-free structured, nano-acrylic polymer which offers outstanding block resistance in low or zero VOC high-gloss coatings. With an ammonia-free composition, SNAP® 720 is an excellent choice for low odor systems.

 

Traffic markings

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® DT 100 Acrylic 60 9 Acrylic latex binder designed for use in general-purpose traffic paint formulations requiring standard-dry performance.
ENCOR® DT 211 Acrylic 50.5 18/25 100% acrylic fast-dry latex binder for traffic markings applied at standard line thickness of 15 mils wet.
ENCOR® DT 250 Styrene Acrylic 50.5 19/24 High-performance fast-dry latex binder with enhanced hydrophobicity designed for optimum performance in traffic paints applied at standard line thickness of 15 mils wet.
ENCOR® DT 400 Styrene Acrylic 50.5 17.23 High-performance binder for durable waterborne traffic markings applied at higher line thickness of 22-35 mils wet.

 

Soil stabilization and dust control
Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® DC 3478 Vinyl Acrylic 55 19 Soil stabilization and dust control applications where durability, binding and film formation are needed.
ENCOR® DC 3881  Envia Acrylic 49 NA Soil stabilization with exceptional exterior durability.

 

Elastomeric roof coatings

Products Chemistry Solids (%) Tg Description
ENCOR® Flex 187 Acrylic 60 -18 High solids binder designed for elastomeric roof and wall coatings with excellent dirt pick-up resistance. Meets ASTM D-6083.
ENCOR® Flex 192 Styrene Acrylic 60 -21 Ambient crosslinking, modified acrylic latex designed for use in elastomeric coatings requiring adhesion to difficult substrates and excellent tensile strength. Meets ASTM D-6083.
ENCOR® Flex 3186 Styrene Acrylic 50 -7 Designed for cost-effective elastomeric roof and wall coatings with enhanced dirt pick-up resistance.

 

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