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Omnova Launches Elastomeric Latex PLIOTEC® EL45 Acrylic Polymer for Use in EIFS

Published on 2012-10-30. Author : SpecialChem

FAIRLAWN, Ohio -- OMNOVA Solutions announces the launch of PLIOTEC® EL45 a 100% acrylic polymer for EIFS (exterior insulation finishing systems) and concrete admixtures. PLIOTEC EL45 polymer can be used as the binder for the adhesive, basecoat and topcoat layers in EIFS. This polymer provides excellent scrub and washing resistance in high humidity/low temperature applications. Other key properties include color retention, crack bridging, UV stability, low water absorption and freeze thaw stability.

PLIOTEC EL45 also can be used as an admixture for concrete. Admixtures formulated with PLIOTEC EL45 provide superior adhesion and flexural bond strength along with an extended open time when used in combination with mortar or cement.

About OMNOVA Solutions

OMNOVA Solutions is a technology-based company with 2011 sales of $1.2 billion and a global workforce of approximately 2,300. OMNOVA is an innovator of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals, and decorative and functional surfaces for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential end uses.

Source: OMNOVA Solutions

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