Building Paints

Our emphasis is on weather resistant polymers for exterior façade paint; polymers for very low VOC interior paints with scrub resistance; and a complete line of performance-enhancing aqueous surface modifiers.

Polymers for Building Paints MFFT (°C) % Non-Volatile abrasion resistance adhesion alkali resistance barrier binding block resistance chemical resistance durability flexibility hardness hiding power hydrolysis resistance low dirt pickup minimal whitening minimal yellowing open time stain blocking thickener UV resistance water resistance weatherability wet scrub resistance

Ecroflow® AV 25

(Water-based acrylic emulsion)

Highly pseudoplastic acrylic thickener designed for paint, printing ink, plaster and construction glue formulations.

24.0 - 26.0                                          

Ecronova® KDA 1004 eco

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

A versatile deco paint binder featuring good adhesion, block resistance, hardness, and water and alkali resistance. These properties make Ecronova® KDA 1004 eco a practical multi-purpose option for gloss and matte, interior and exterior paints.

37 50.0 - 52.0                                  

Ecronova® KDA 30

(Water-based styrene-acrylic emulsion)

Provides good penetration and water resistance in solvent-free deep sealers and primers and is APEO free.

0 29.0 - 31.0                                          

Ecronova® KDA 4397

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Provides very good penetration and good water resistance in solvent-free sealers and primers for porous and non-porous substrates.

1 27.0 - 29.0                                          

Ecronova® KDA 52

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Provides high pigment binding power, very good penetration, adhesion, and water and alkali resistance for low emission, mat interior and exterior paints.

0 43.0 - 45.0                                          

Ecronova® KDA 580 eco

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Provides minimal yellowing, excellent adhesion, and excellent water and alkali resistance for plasters and glues, and interior and exterior matte, semi-gloss, glossy and high gloss paints.

15 49.0 - 51.0                                    

Ecronova® KDA 60

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Designed for solvent-free sealers and primers for porous and non-porous substrates, it provides very good penetration and excellent water resistance.

0 33.0 - 35.0                                          

Ecronova® KDA 618 eco

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Provides abrasion resistance, excellent adhesion, and water and alkali resistance in emulsion based plasters and glues, and matte to high gloss interior and exterior emulsion paints.

18 49.0 - 51.0                                        

Ecronova® KDA 782

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Designed for low VOC interior matte paints and plasters and for silicate paints, it provides excellent abrasion and hydrolysis resistance, minimal yellowing, good flexibility, excellent adhesion and alkali resistance.

0 49.0 - 51.0                                      

Ecronova® KDA 788

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Designed for preservative free interior matter paints, silicate paints and plasters, it provides minimal yellowing, good flexibility, excellent adhesion and alkali resistance.

0 47.0 - 49.0                                      

Ecronova® KDA 790

(Water-based styrene-acrylic copolymer emulsion)

This APE free emulsion imparts water vapor permeability, weather-ability and UV light stability and is suitable for low VOC interior paints and silicate exterior paints.

0 49.0 - 51.0                                        

Ecronova® KDA 800

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

This low VOC emulsion provides excellent adhesion in matte paints for CPVC and can also be used in silicate paints and plasters.

0 51.0 - 53.0                                          

Ecronova® KDA 801

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Designed for interior matte paints and plasters and silicate paints, it provides excellent abrasion and hydrolysis resistance, minimal yellowing , good flexibility, and excellent adhesion and alkali resistance.

0 50.5 - 52.5                                      

Ecronova® KDA 888

(Water-based styrene-acrylic dispersion)

Designed for preservative free interior matte paints, silicate paints and plasters, it provides minimal yellowing, good flexibility, excellent adhesion and alkali resistance.

0 47.0 - 49.0                                      

Ecronova® RA 111

(Water-based acrylic copolymer emulsion)

Provides minimal whitening and good water resistance especially in mosaic plaster and exterior paints. This product is APE free.

3 49.0 - 51.0                                        

Ecronova® RA 1231

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Provides flexibility, adhesion, alkali resistance, wet adhesion and water resistance for interior and exterior facade and house paints. This emulsion is APEO free.

3 49.0 - 51.0                                    

Ecronova® RA 124

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Designed for dispersion plasters, colored stone plasters and facade paints providing transparency, low whitening, blocking resistance, flexibility, adhesion and alkali and water resistance.

20 49.0 - 51.0                                  

Ecronova® RA 1240

(Water-based acrylate copolymer emulsion)

Specially formulated for high quality facade paints and plasters, this product provides low dirt pickup and is suitable for interior and exterior use.

3 49.0 - 51.0                                          

Ecronova® RA 151

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Provides nicotine and tannin barrier in flat primers for interior and exterior use and is APEO free.

0 41.0 - 43.0                                          

Ecronova® RA 152

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Provides stain blocking, tannin and nicotine barrier and sandability in clear or pigmented barrier primers for interior and exterior use. This emulsion is sandable and APEO free.

0 41.0 - 43.0                                          

Ecronova® RA 153

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Designed for primers, coatings and paints, it provides adhesion, water resistance, alkali resistance, stain resistance and tannin and nicotine barrier.

0 41.0 - 43.0                                      

Ecronova® RA 154

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Designed for primers, coatings and paints, it provides adhesion, water resistance, alkali resistance, stain resistance and tannin and nicotine barrier.

0 41.0 - 43.0                                      

Ecronova® RA 160 Plus

(Water-based acrylic coploymer emulsion)

Provides excellent stain blocking and barrier properties in paint formulations.

0 54.0 - 56.0                                          

Ecronova® RA 180 Plus

(Water-based acrylic copolymer emulsion)

Provides adhesion, water resistance, alkali resistance and stain resistance in tannin and nicotine barrier primers, coatings and paints.

0 43.0 - 45.0                                    

Ecronova® RA 576 H

(Water-based acrylic-methacrylic copolymer emulsion)

Provides good flexibility and excellent block resistance for interior and exterior wood coatings and provides excellent adhesion to difficult substrates. This product is APE free and UV resistant.

0 41.0 - 43.0                                        

Ecronova® RA 6479

(Water-based acrylic dispersion)

Waterborne acrylic emulsion for facade paints with UV resistance, adhesion, alkali and water resistance and excellent weatherability and water beading.

5 41.0 - 43.0                                

Ecrosol™ PAN IV

(Water-based solution of a polyacrylic acid ammonia salt)

Provides high pigment binding power, very good hydrolysis resistance, excellent silica stability and excellent alkali resistance for low viscosity systems such as silica paints, adhesives and interior and exterior paints and plasters.

31.0 - 35.0                                      

Ecrosol™ PAN X

(Water-based solution of a polyacrylic acid sodium salt)

Provides high pigment binding power, very good hydrolysis resistance, excellent silica stability and excellent alkali resistance for high viscosity systems such as silica paints, adhesives and interior and exterior paints and plasters.

42.0 - 44.0                                      

Ecrothan® 2020

(Water-based acrylic-polyurethane dispersion)

Provides very good chemical resistance, fast drying and hardening, and abrasion resistance for wood floor and furniture coatings.

40 33.0 - 36.0                                      

Ecrothan® 2022

(Water-based acrylic-polyurethane dispersion)

A tin-free dispersion that provides very good chemical resistance, fast drying and hardening, and abrasion resistance for wood floor and furniture coatings.

40 33.0 - 36.0                                      

Ecrovin® LV 340 eco

(Water-based vinyl acetate copolymer)

Provides excellent flow, weatherability and long open time in semi and high gloss paints for interior and exterior applications, façade paints, plasters and glues.

7 50.0 - 52.0                                        

Ecrovin® LV 372

(Water-based vinyl acetate copolymer dispersion)

Provides abrasion resistance in low emission, interior paints. This emulsion has low VOC and is APEO free.

0 52.0 - 54.0                                          

Ecrovin® LV 382

(Water-based vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion)

Optimized for low VOC interior wall paints, this emulsion provides excellent wet scrub resistance due to outstanding pigment binding power of the binder in heavily-filled systems. It also offers very good abrasion resistance and hiding power and is APE free.

0 52.0 - 54.0                                      

Ecrovin® LV 400

(Water-based vinyl acetate copolymer dispersion)

Designed for matte to semi-gloss, indoor and outdoor paints and plasters, it provides good flexibility, low VOC and excellent adhesion.

0 54.0 - 56.0                                      

Ecrovin® LV 402

(Water-based vinyl acetate copolymer dispersion)

Designed for matte to semi-gloss, indoor and outdoor paints and plasters, it provides good flexibility, low VOC and excellent adhesion.

0 54.0 - 56.0                                      

Ecrovin® LV 485

(Water-based vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion)

Ideal in low VOC glossy or satin latex paint applications, this product offers excellent blocking resistance at a low minimum film forming temperature with outstanding abrasion resistance.

2 50.0 - 52.0                                        
Additives & Modifiers for Building Paints Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge abrasion resistance block resistance durability lubricity mar resistance matting mold release open time release rub resistance sacraficial anti-graffiti scratch resistance slip resistance water beading water repellence water resistance

Michem® Emulsion 34935

(Anionic paraffin/ethylene acrylic acid wax emulsion)

Provides excellent water beading and is primarily used for water resistance in wood coatings.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                              

Michem® Emulsion 36840

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax emulsion)

Improves water resistance, mar resistance and anti-block properties in paints and coatings.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 47950

(Nonionic paraffin emulsion)

Effective as a sacrificial anti-graffiti coating and can also contribute water and corrosion resistance to industrial and wood coatings. This product also provides lubricity and serves as a mold release for industrial molding applications.

Emulsion 49.0 - 51.0 Nonionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 48040M2

(Nonionic microcrystalline wax emulsion)

Provides excellent anti-blocking and release properties for building paint, industrial molding and industrial wood applications.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                            

Michem® Emulsion 66035

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax coemulsion)

An excellent waterbeading agent for exterior coatings providing early water beading and anti-blocking properties as well. It also is successfully used for hot tire scuff resistance in asphalt.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                        

Michem® Emulsion 93235

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

This phenol free additive is best used in water based coatings where improved slip, rub resistance, hardness and/or block resistance is needed. It has proven very effective for mar resistance in floor polish formulations as well as mar resistance and shine in car polish formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                          

Michem® Emulsion 93335

(Nonionic HDPE emulsion)

Enhances anti-blocking, slip properties and mar resistance and is used most effectively for wood coatings,inks and overprint varnishes.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                      

Michem® Emulsion 93935

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

A phenol and formaldehyde free wax emulsion used in floor polish formulations where it imparts black heel resistance, toughness and buffability and mar and scuff resistance. It is also useful in paint and varnish formulations to impart durability, block, mar and scratch resistance.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                            

Michem® Emulsion 94340

(Nonionic polypropylene emulsion)

A phenol free additive best used in floor polish and overprint varnish formulations when a high degree of slip resistance is needed. It also provides durability and scratch resistance to wood applications.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic / Nonionic                      

Michem® Guard 349

(Nonionic polyethylene dispersion)

Designed to impart rub resistance, block resistance and matting properties to aqueous paints, coatings and inks.

Dispersion 49.5 - 50.5 Nonionic                        

Michem® Guard 7140

(Anionic polyethylene dispersion)

A water-based, dispersion which improves blocking, rub and abrasion resistance, and matting in pigmented coatings and semi-gloss coatings, inks, and overprint varnishes and at very low addition rates. It also produces smooth satin finishes at 5-10% addition rates.

Dispersion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic                              

Michem® Lube 160 PFP

(Anionic carnauba wax emulsion)

This phenol-free additive provides slip and anti-block properties when used in coatings for seeds, metal, wood and OPP films.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                      

Michem® Lube 182

(Anionic carnauba/paraffin wax emulsion)

Provides slip, release and anti-block properties in a number of applications ranging from wood coatings to being blended with synthetic and natural lattices. It is also a mar and scratch resistant and water repellent additive in varnishes and other coatings. This product is slightly higher in melt point than Michem® Lube 180.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                            

Michem® Lube 190

(Anionic polyethylene wax emulsion)

Provides mar, rub, block and scratch resistance as well as improved water resistance in coatings and graphic arts formulations.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                        

Michem® Lube 270R

(Anionic paraffin/polyethylene wax coemulsion)

Provides excellent water and block resistance in paint and coating formulations. This product is useful for long term water bead and for water repellency on wood as well as a tire dressing and buffability for auto care.

Emulsion 38.5 - 39.5 Anionic                        

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