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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


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