Mortar modification

A wide range of products to meet all your mortar modification needs

Synthomer supplies speciality polymers optimised for use in mortar applications. Our wide range of water-based carboxylated styrene butadiene rubber (XSBR), acrylic dispersions and redispersible powders (RDP) deliver excellent performance for cement-based products such as render, floor screed and repair mortar. Whether you need to modify mortar density, improve its mechanical properties, achieve outstanding hydrolysis resistance, or deliver better adhesion to specific substrates, one of our products is sure to be ideal for your requirements.

  • Excellent workability.
  • Superior adhesion.
  • Low shrinkage.
  • Good freeze/thaw resistance.
  • Higher flexural and compressive strength.
  • Low water uptake.

Recommended Products

Group Tradename Chemistry Description
AXILAT AXILAT DF 770 DD OTH Axilat™ DF 770 DD is a foam control agent based on a mixture of mineral oil and nonionic surfactants on an inert carrier. It is APEO free.
AXILAT AXILAT DF 775 DD OTH Axilat™ DF 775 DD is a foam control agent based on a mixture of mineral oil and nonionic surfactants on an inert carrier. It is APEO free.
AXILAT AXILAT PSB 150 XSBR Axilat ™ PSB 150 is a styrene butadiene copolymer powder resin that is redispersible in water. Axilat PSB 150 redisperses to a particle size that is one-tenth of conventional latex powders, resulting in a very high binder power and enhanced adhesion for end use formulations. It is highly recommended for gypsum-based applications.  
AXILAT AXILAT RH 100 XP OTH Axilat RH 100 XP is a rheological agent for cement and gypsum-based mortars (thixotropy and anti-Segregation).
AXILAT AXILAT SA 502 OTH Axilat SA 502 is a 100% amorphous “flash” alumina with a very high surface area. It is a set accelerator and can be used as an anti-shrinkage admixture for Portland cement.
AXILAT AXILAT UP 600 B  VACO Axilat UP 600 B is a vinyl acetate, vinyl versatate and maleic ester copolymer resin in redispersible powder form. It is redispersible in water and used in dry mortars to improve workability of fresh mortar; hydrophobic properties; adhesion to conventional substrates, especially after severe ageing conditions; and mechanical properties (flexibility, abrasion resistance and cohesive strength). It is a plasticiser-free powder, particularly suitable for ecologically demanding systems.
LIPATON LIPATON L 8262 XSBR LIPATON L 8262 is an aqueous styrene butadiene copolymer dispersion that is APEO free. This dispersion gives plasticising properties in cementitious systems. It also improves adhesion on various substrates.
LIPATON LIPATON SB 29Y141 XSBR LIPATON SB 29Y141 is a water-based non-ionically stabilized hydrolysis-resistant dispersion of a carboxylated styrene-butadiene copolymer. It contains an antioxidant and an antifoam and is compatible with most hydraulic binders. LIPATON SB 29Y141 has been designed particularly for applications like industrial flooring screeds. This product is free from APEOs and ammonia.
LIPATON LIPATON SB 29Y146 XSBR LIPATON SB 29Y146 is a water-based non-ionically stabilized hydrolysis-resistant dispersion of a carboxylated styrene-butadiene copolymer. The dispersion is freeze-thaw stable. It contains an antioxidant and an antifoam and is compatible with most hydraulic binders.This product is free from APEOs and ammonia.
LIPATON LIPATON SB 30Y160 XSBR LIPATON SB 30Y160 is a non-ionically stabilized, hydrolysis-resistant carboxylated styrenebutadiene copolymer latex. The dispersion contains an antioxidant and an antifoam agent, which is very effective for its use in hydraulic binders. This product is free from APEOs and ammonia.
PLEXTOL PLEXTOL D 509 PA PLEXTOL D 509 is a ready-for-use finely dispersed aqueous dispersion of a methacrylic ester-acrylic ester copolymer. The dispersion contains an anionic/nonionic emulsifier system and is free from film forming aids, solvents and plasticizers.
REVACRYL REVACRYL R 478 SA REVACRYL R 478 is a styrene acrylic copolymer dispersion containing antifoam.
ROHAGIT ROHAGIT SD 9523 XSBR Rohagit SD 9523 is an anionic water based dispersion of a butadiene acrylate copolymer.

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