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Acrylic monomers: making daily life more comfortable

Arkema 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

  • Superabsorbants

  • Glues and adhesives

  • Plastic materials

  • Flocculants

  • Dispersants

  • Photocure resins

  • Detergents

  • Lubricants

  • Plastic additives

  • Thickeners

  • 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.

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Specialty monomers and cross linkers

Sartomer, a business of Arkema, offers one of the broadest ranges of specialty acrylate and methacrylate monomers, including mono-, di- and higher functionality products, with a wide variety of backbone chemistries. Sartomer’s products enable key benefits as reactive diluents for advanced materials technologies and as co-monomers for polymer synthesis.

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