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VAE Redispersible Powders (RDPs) in Building & Construction Applications

Vinyl acetate-co-ethylene copolymers (VAE), available from Gantrade Corporation and Dairen Chemical Corp. in powder form, are white, free-flowing, dry powders that are readily redispersed into water to re-form a stable emulsion.  Sometimes called “solid latex,” VAE redispersable powders (RDPs) are easy to ship, store (excellent storage stability), handle, and dry-mix versus VAEs in an emulsion form. VAEs account for the majority of the global market for redispersible polymer powders. 

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Applications in Cementitious Products | Gantrade

Gantrade is an active participant in the water-soluble polymers market, offering high quality cellulose ether and PVOH polymers and service. Our product line of cellulose ethers includes hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC), hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC) and hydroxyl methyl cellulose (HEMC).

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