Innovative foaming agents and superplasticizers for Gypsum Wallboard application

Renovation of an old house with plaster board and insulation material - 3d rendering

Gypsum wallboard is a common construction material in both commercial and residential buildings. The market is looking for lightweight Gypsum Wallboard because it saves cost on both raw material and logistics, and it is easier to install. Additionally, manufacturers are looking for high-strength Gypsum Wallboard and lower energy consumption during production.


BASF offers an innovative foaming agent solution which helps customers to produce lightweight Gypsum Wallboard. Furthermore, when compared to normal superplasticizers, BASF’s superplasticizer solution offers additional water reduction potential, which could save energy during the drying process.