Film Formation of Latex Binders: What You Need To Know
Film formation is highly modifiable so that the final product is affected greatly by the process and chemistry you employ. Let’s take a deep dive into film formation of latex binders to understand the three essential stages: Drying, Deformation and Coalescence.
Roofing surfaces are exposed to sunlight, temperature extremes, and ponded water. Coatings need to be strong, but flexible with excellent water resistance. Important performance properties include the ability to compound with high filler loadings, good flexibility at low temperatures, crack resistance and adhesion over many substrates.
At MCP, we understand the challenges that companies face when creating the next formulation for their marketplace. Our staff will work hand-in-hand with you to design emulsion polymers that meet your specific needs. By combining a deep understanding of application technology, cross-fertilization from other markets, a strong existing product portfolio, and a broad array of chemistry options, we can react quickly to changing and demanding requirements.