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Dispersions, Resins and Additives

Dispersions, Resins and Additives

United States
Dispersions, Resins and Additives

Amazing effects. Unique performance.

BASF offers a wide range of high-quality polymer emulsions, acrylic binders, resins, additives and colorants worldwide.

These raw materials are used in formulations for adhesivesarchitectural coatings, automotive coatings, building materials, construction coatingsindustrial coatings, nonwovensprinting and packagingpaper coatings, wood coatings, and more. With a comprehensive product portfolio and extensive knowledge of the industries we serve, we offer our customers innovative and sustainable solutions to help them advance their formulations through chemistry.

We provide the raw materials from a diverse product range matched with extensive industry experience and technical knowledge to help enhance the quality, appearance and durability of all exterior and interior coatings. In challenging environmental conditions, our polymer dispersions, resins and additives provide adhesion, maintain gloss and prevent corrosion. And you can preserve your application’s color with our light stabilizers that prevent degradation and color change as a result of UV exposure.

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BASF offers an extensive portfolio of polymer emulsions, binders, resins, additives, and colorants.

Industries & Applications


BASF provides raw materials for a wide variety of industries and applications.

Industry Insights


Dispersing resins paint vibrant future for printing inks

The latest addition to the JONCRYL® HPD Line combines strong color strength with Swiss Ordinance List compliance


Innovations in liquid-applied roof coatings enhance adhesion to challenging substrates

Solar reflective coatings are an effective and sustainable answer to environmental challenges.


Acrylic Dispersion for Improved Metal Protection

A BASF study that looks at a new high-performance, APEO- and zinc-free binder with improved corrosion protection.


Solar reflective roof coating performance under UV and water exposure

A BASF study explores morphological changes in exterior surface coatings — specifically solar reflective roof coatings (SRRCs) — after cyclic water submersion and UV exposure


Simon Says: Greasy business

Food needs to be delivered in packaging; packaging that needs to do an effective job of containing and protecting not only your thai curry or neopolitan pizza but also the carrier, vehicle, and countertop or table on which it’s placed.


Better bond coats pave the way for cost-effective asphalt overlays

Boost your bond coat emulsions and create stronger glue for pavements with this styrene-acrylic polymer