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Gypsum Solutions

Gypsum & Render Solutions

Specialty chemicals with a proven ability to add water repellency and enhanced protection to render and gypsum solutions.

Improve the water resistance and durability of your render, gypsum boards, panels, walls and ceilings

When used as an admixture, in-process treatment or post-treatment, silanes, siloxanes and silicone emulsions from Dow Corning have a long history of providing water repellency and enhanced protection to render and gypsum-based materials. They can help you:

  • Improve the durability, mold and mildew resistance of render and gypsum board.
  • Extend weatherability and service life of external render and gypsum panels.
  • Avoid costly renovation caused by water damage to untreated render and
    gypsum products.

In addition to proven technology, you can rely on Dow Corning's proven ability to meet your large-volume material requirements and needs for product development support, globally.

How can our gypsum board and render solutions help you?
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See how silicone reduces water absorption and heat loss

Admixture Solutions - Gypsum AdditiveInfra red picture of treated and untreated gypsum, FRC and mortar blocks after immersion in water and 30 minutes holding time.

Collaborate with Dow Corning

Our proven, performance-enhancing solutions for render, natural gypsum and synthetic gypsum can help you add water repellency and enhanced performance.

We can provide you with:

  • Silanes, siloxanes and silicone emulsions tailored to your material, application and formulation requirements.
  • Collaborative problem-solving and innovation support, including application knowledge and advice on the effective use of silicone chemistry, to help you improve both your manufacturing process and the performance of the products you market.
  • A dependable, high-volume supply of proven water repellents and hydrophobic treatments.

Let's work together to develop the next generation of gypsum formulations.

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