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At BASF, we see ourselves as your committed partner dedicated to the development of advanced binders and additives for nonwoven applications. With us, high technical expertise comes together with tailor-made and more sustainable solutions

The world of applications in which binders and additives for nonwovens are required is as varied as the world we live in; from the automotive industry to the construction industry; from glass fibers to natural fibers. Understanding our different customers' expectations and the challenges posed by each industry is one of our strengths. Explore our broad product portfolio.

Our Solutions

Fiber Bonding Automotive Industry

In BASF you have a dedicated partner in your value chain to meet the increasing demands of the globalized automotive industry.

✓ Our new Acrodur® grades enable cost-efficient sustainable lightweight components based on fiber (e.g. natural fiber) composites. This contributes to saving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions.

✓ Our solutions help you optimize your system and process costs, for instance by reducing the number of steps needed in the manufacturing process.

✓ BASF has developed low-emission binders with minimized volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In particular, no formaldehyde or phenol is emitted during processing or from the final product.

AcroFiltrex-redefining filtration with water-based binders


Filters play a key role in removing contaminants to protect engines. AcroFiltrex are water-based binders designed for better filtration and advanced protection.

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Fiber Bonding Furniture Industry

As an established partner for furniture manufacturers and suppliers, we support you with innovative solutions in the production of furniture and many other interior applications.

Greater design opportunities

✓ Our binders shape natural fiber composites and allow to manufacture three-dimensional objects in an industrial production process. The resulting composites can be finished in various ways, giving surfaces a natural and high-quality design.

Low emissions

✓ Creating health-compatible living spaces that promote well-being is essential for furniture. With our low-emission binders your products can contribute to better living comfort. They minimize emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) – both during processing and in the final product.

Lightweight Furniture

✓ Lightweight furniture saves resources in manufacturing and reduces transportation costs. No wonder lightweight furniture is becoming popular. Our binders enable the production of innovative components for this future-oriented sector.

Fiber Bonding Construction Technology

For more than 50 years, we at BASF have been supporting you in manufacturing advanced construction materials for indoor and outdoor applications in accordance with global market needs.

More durable materials

✓ Challenging environmental conditions such as heat, frost, humidity and noise require innovative solutions. We support you to meet these challenges with binders providing high mechanical stability and durability for your products.

Improved indoor air quality

✓ Consumers are looking for safe and health-compatible building materials that contribute to quality of life. With our low-emission binders we enable the production of construction materials that improve indoor air quality.

Fiber Bonding Healthcare & Consumer

From scouring pads to gloves, BASF offers wide range of binders to match your needs.

✓ Our binders exhibit high wash fastness with resistance to dry cleaning, making them an excellent choice for textile and consumer nonwoven applications.

✓ High blocking resistance with excellent compatibility to both natural rubber and nitrile allow our binders to perform exceptionally well as polymer coating for gloves.

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