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The building and construction industry needs to balance a number of trends, including higher performance, increased durability, improved safety, better aesthetics, reduced maintenance, greater energy efficiency, reduced material use and waste, and lower costs.

To meet this challenge, we have developed thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs), modifiers and performance polymers to support manufacturers of road construction essentials, from geotextiles to bitumen (asphalt).


Applications and benefits

Santoprene™ TPVs provide outstanding toughness and longevity for expansion joints in bridges and parking decks.

  • Resilient and long-lasting seals
  • Precise fit and design flexibility

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Polybilt™ bitumen modifiers improve road surface performance:

  • Broaden the working temperature range of road surfaces
  • Improve road mechanical properties, including rutting resistance
  • Enhance bitumen performance and handle increasing traffic loads
  • Reduce pavement thickness
  • Increase pavement durability

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Vistamaxx™ performance polymers enhance the elongation and tenacity of polypropylene (PP) raffia tapes and also deliver:

  • Less tape breakage with higher filler loading
  • Faster line speeds and improved output
  • Downgauging opportunities
  • Cost-reduction opportunities

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    Vistamaxx™ performance polymers

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    TPV

    Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPV) are dependable polymers for flexible engineered parts that require long-term performance.

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    Bitumen modifiers

    Polybilt™ bitumen modifiers are added to bitumen (asphalt) for improved performance, greater durability and easier processing.

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    Polybilt™ bitumen modifiers product data sheets

    Discover technical details and specifications for bitumen modifiers product grades.

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