Trinseo’s SB Latex Binders for Geogrid Applications in Construction

HONG KONG - Monday, May 18, 2020

As construction methods for public infrastructure continue to advance, the use of warp-knitted polyester or fiber-glass geogrids has become widespread. These geogrids are commonly used as a reinforcement treatment on soft soil foundation, roadbeds, dams, hillsides, and in mining projects, to strengthen foundations and enhance their protective capabilities, thereby improving the bearing capacity and stability of materials. Trinseo’s styrene-butadiene (SB) latex is an important binding material for geogrids, enabling excellent fiber positioning ability, adhesion, and retention. These products can improve the product quality and durability of many infrastructure projects.

Trinseo has more than 60 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of latex binders. Our high-performance latex binder materials used in infrastructure are not only low-odor and more eco-friendly, but also effective in improving the performance of the geogrids, ensuring that the infrastructure is safer and more durable. Compared with other similar products, Trinseo’s latex binders come with the following benefits:

  • Excellent fiber positioning ability,
  • Excellent adhesion,
  • Solutions of different stiffness can be customized to suit different projects,
  • Excellent retention, and
  • Low VOC, enabling a more environmentally friendly production process.

To learn more about Trinseo's SB latex binder products for geogrid applications, please contact our technical expert Kevin Yang at +86 18930193533.

About Trinseo

Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a specialty material solutions provider, partners with companies to bring ideas to life in an imaginative, smart, and sustainability-focused manner by combining its premier expertise, forward-looking innovations and best-in-class materials to unlock value for companies and consumers.

From design to manufacturing, Trinseo taps into decades of experience in diverse material solutions to address customers’ unique challenges in a wide range of industries, including consumer goods, mobility, building and construction, and medical.

Trinseo’s approximately 3,400 employees bring endless creativity to reimagining the possibilities with clients all over the world from the company’s locations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. Trinseo reported net sales of approximately $4.8 billion in 2021. Discover more by visiting www.trinseo.com and connecting with Trinseo on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and WeChat.

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