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BASF Launches Aqueous Acrylic Binder for Nonwovens Exposed to Thermal & Mechanical Strain

Published on 2017-03-07. Author : SpecialChem

New Aqueous Acrylic Binder for Nonwovens
New Aqueous Acrylic Binder for Nonwovens
BASF has announced the launch of Acronal® 2434, a new aqueous acrylic binder for nonwovens meeting high thermo-dimensional stability requirements. The binder is particularly suitable for nonwovens that are used for:

  • Construction Applications
  • Abrasive Applications

Dimensionally Stable Nonwovens

With Acronal 2434, BASF offers a self-cross-linking acrylic dispersion that lends nonwovens that are exposed to thermal strain high levels of mechanical stability.

Benefits of Acronal® 2434

  • Particularly suitable for nonwovens made of synthetic fibers such as polyester
  • Compatible with other cross-linking systems such as melamine and urea resins
  • Can easily be applied with regular foulard systems

Jürgen Pfister, Vice President Dispersions for Adhesives & Fiber Bonding Europe said, “Acronal 2434 is another high-performance binder that we offer to our customers in the nonwovens industry. Primarily when it comes to nonwovens that are exposed to high levels of thermal and mechanical strain, our novel acrylic dispersion delivers outstanding effects. With this innovative and sustainable binder, we have found a solution that is targeted towards the needs of our customers. This way, we can help our customers to be successful.”

The innovative binder complements the comprehensive BASF product portfolio of dispersions and resins, which is going to be presented at booth 2427 at the Index fair in Geneva on April 4 to 7, 2017.

About BASF‘s Dispersions & Pigments Division

The Dispersions & Pigments division of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality pigments, resins, additives and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for coatings and paints, printing and packaging products, construction chemicals, adhesives, fiber bondings, plastics, paper as well as for electronic applications such as displays. With its comprehensive product portfolio and its extensive knowledge of the industry, the Dispersions & Pigments division offers its customers innovative and sustainable solutions and helps them advance their formulations.

About BASF

BASF SE is a German chemical company and one of the largest producers in the world.The BASF Group comprises subsidiaries and joint ventures in more than 80 countries and operates six integrated production sites and 390 other production sites in Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas and Africa. Headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany, BASF’s portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF has customers in over 200 countries and supplies products to a wide variety of industries.

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Source: BASF
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