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PMMA Beads Altuglas® - Binders

Product overview

Altuglas® PMMA beads are widely used as binders to control the viscosity of formulations used, for example, in varnishes, paints, adhesives and acrylic stone (also called Solid Surface). The beads also improve the compatibility or adhesion in some formulations.

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  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • Northern America
  • Oceania
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Altuglas® acrylic beads can be used for a wide range of requirements. Thanks to their numerous key performance properties, Altuglas® beads are the right candidate in many different applications such as:

Paints and Coatings

Compatible with waterborne or solventborne formulations, our acrylic beads will be part of your innovations adding value regarding

  • Aesthetic (texturing and surface effect)

  • Resistance to scratch and UV

  • Viscosity control

  • Green footprint (VOC reduction and Styrene content decrease


Building and Construction

Essential for your cast polymers composition, Altuglas® beads will improve your solid surface properties thanks to their key performances

  • Aesthetic surface effect

  • UV resistance

  • Life time (weatherability)



Promoted as a key ingredient in your formulations, Altuglas beads will offer you the way to innovate thanks to their unique performances:

  • Aesthetic (surface effect)

  • Viscosity control



Recommended in cyanoacrylate adhesives, Altuglas® beads offer you the right solution to manage your formulations thanks to

  • Viscosity control

  • Life time (weatherability)