Performance and Long-Term Value
Latex binders from Trinseo enable high-performance, resin flexibility, and more sustainable formulations, including formaldehyde-free systems, for long-term value in roofing shingle and mat applications.
High-Quality, Low-VOC Solutions
Trinseo styrene butadiene (SB) and styrene acrylic (SA) binders are used in wet-end processes for ceiling tiles, flooring felts, regenerated materials, and other applications. Our low-VOC, low-odor, and formaldehyde-free solutions offer customers excellent processability for more cost-effective operations. As a result, they are better for the environment and improve productivity.
Glass Fiber Reinforcements
Increased Productivity and Higher Standards
Trinseo latex binders for glass fiber reinforcements – used in open mesh fabric (OMF), veil, exterior insulation and finishing systems (EIFS), mortar/plaster, and geogrid road reinforcement applications, deliver excellent processability and quality consistency while improving runnability and wet strength, allowing for faster line speeds. With the development of resins containing low levels of formaldehyde – or even none at all – we continue to bring increasingly sustainable technology to our customers.
High-End Durability and Manufacturing
Leading footwear manufacturers turn to Trinseo for latex binders that act as stiffeners and thermo-moldable polymers for insoles, heels, and other parts of the supportive structure, e.g., the shank. Trinseo’s low-odor binders – with low VOC (volatile organic compound) levels – are manufactured responsibly, with minimal pollution and energy consumption. Additionally, ENVERSA™ Cushion Technology offers a versatile, sustainable option for enhancing the waterproofing characteristics of cellulosic or synthetic fiber substrates.
Abrasives and Pads
Performance and Processability
Trinseo’s latex binder portfolio, including grades based on self-cross-linking polymers, delivers high-temperature performance and chemical and water resistance required for demanding abrasive applications. Trinseo products are also durable enough to replace more costly alternatives such as epoxies used to hold the grit on abrasive pads. With our low-VOC (volatile organic compound), low-odor, and formaldehyde-free solutions, customers are assured of regulatory compliance, safer operations, and more environmentally friendly products.
Distinct Performance Profiles
Trinseo’s styrene butadiene (SB) latex products offer distinct high-performance chemical resistance and removal efficiency profiles for liquid and air filter applications. Customers choose our styrene butadiene (SB) water-based range – tailored to filtration purposes – because they provide greater flexibility and high mullen burst strength. Also, their low-blocking solutions do not compromise filtration efficiency.