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BASF Launches Mastertop® VB 240 FS High-performance Epoxy Coating for Use in Resinous Flooring

Published on 2012-05-01. Author : SpecialChem

SHAKOPEE, MN -- The Building Systems business of BASF's Construction Chemicals Division has introduced MASTERTOP® VB 240 FS, a moisture mitigation solution for use with resinous flooring systems. MASTERTOP VB 240 FS can be used in conjunction with BASF flooring systems such as Selby® and SRS to provide durable flooring to meet the needs of the most demanding environments.

Specially engineered for use with resinous floor coatings, MASTERTOP VB 240 FS features rapid curing for improved installation time and process throughput. MASTERTOP VB 240 FS is a high performance epoxy coating that bonds aggressively to concrete while providing superior moisture vapor protection for long lasting floor installations.

MASTERTOP VB 240 FS joins BASF's comprehensive Performance Flooring product offering. As a one coat, one to one ratio system, MASTERTOP VB 240 FS will help reduce labor, material and rework costs.

Rapid curing MASTERTOP VB 240 FS allows flooring to be installed in as little as three hours, minimizing facility down time. The product is 100 percent solids, providing a volatile organic compound (VOC) free formulation.

About the Construction Chemicals Division

BASF's Construction Chemicals division is the leading supplier of chemical systems and formulations for the construction industry. Continuous innovation and tailor-made solutions ensure its customers are more successful. Its product portfolio comprises admixture systems, cement additives, solutions for underground construction, repair systems and performance grouts, expansion control systems, waterproofing solutions and sealants, flooring systems, tile fixing systems, wall systems and solutions for wood protection. The division operates production sites and sales centers in more than 60 countries and achieved sales of about €2.2 billion with approximately 7,000 employees in 2011.

About BASF - The Chemical Company

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $19.9 billion in 2011. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. They combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation they enable their customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Their products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. They have summed up this contribution in their corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about €73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111,000 employees as of the end of the year.

Source: BASF


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