REVACRYL R 478 is a styrene acrylic copolymer dispersion containing antifoam.

Technical Informations

Application Advice/Typical Applications

Please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet for safety and environmental information.

REVACRYL R 478 is primarily designed for use in the building industry as an additive for cementitious mixes. Incorporation of REVACRYL R 478 into the mortar mix will lead to enhanced flexural and tensile strengths in the cured product. Mortars modified with REVACRYL R 478 also show excellent adhesion to aged concrete surfaces and improved resistance to chemical attack.

Shipping and Storage

This product is supplied in road tankers or in non-returnable plastic drums secured by a lid with clamping ring or in non-returnable palletized bulk containers (net volume 1.000 lt). The product must be protected from frost and exposure to direct sunlight. Storage temperatures between +5 °C and +30 °C are recommended. The product contains in-can preservation to protect it against microbiological attack during transportation. For protection against microbiological contamination during storage stringent plant hygiene is essential. Depending on the storage conditions addition of suitable preservatives may be necessary. Care must be taken that drums and containers are properly closed. During storage, shipping and handling contact with metal surfaces that are not corrosion protected must be avoided. When stored properly, the product has a shelf life of 12 months from the date of delivery.

Product Security/Health and Safety

Before handling, please read the Safety Data Sheet of this product for advice on safety, use and disposal.

Effluents and Pollution Control

Before handling, please read the Safety Data Sheet of this product for advice on safety, use and disposal.

For further information regarding this product please refer to:

Fachinger, Thomas
Phone: +49(0)6181-9880094
FAX: +49(0)6181-9880094


Character Value Unit
Total Solids 57.0
pH 8.0  
Viscosity 1,850 mPa.s 
Glass Transition Temperature 23 °C 
Mean Particle Size 0,4 µm 
Minimum Film Forming Temperature 18 °C 

Available Documents

Technical datasheet

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