Through its Acrylics activity, Arkema produces and markets intermediate products (acids and esters) for the chemical industry. It also supplies cationic monomers for water treatment.
Acrylic monomers: making daily life comfortable
The Arkema group is one of the world leaders in the production of acrylic monomers. Thanks to their unique properties, these products contribute to the comfort of daily life by:
- Extending the life of finished products
- Developing formulas without solvents
- Contributing to a better environment
The acrylic monomers, the acid and its esters, are used in the production of:
- Paints and coatings
- Glues and adhesives
- Plastic materials
- Photocure resins
- Plastic additives
- Textile acrylic fibers
- Additives for treatment of paper and leather
Cationic monomers for water treatment
Cationic monomers (Adame®, Adamquat and Madquat) are used as dispersants and flocculants in the treatment of municipal and industrial water.