Adhesives and Sealants

Improve sustainability, optimize functionality and increase profitability with calcium carbonate functional minerals.

Omya calcium carbonate functional minerals make adhesives and sealants more sustainable, improve their performance and functionality, and allow for effective formulation cost optimization. Our products meet the needs of different chemistries and applications, and can modify rheology, improve mechanical performance and reduce the amount of water throughout the industrial production, thus allowing process energy savings and productivity gains.

Our dedicated team of experts will support you in achieving mechanical performance, however complex they may be. In addition, Omya offers a broad portfolio of complementary products for the adhesives and sealants industry, including lightweighting solutions, pigments, binder systems and additives. Moreover, Omya offers a broad portfolio of complimentary products for the adhesives and sealants industry, including pigments, binder systems and additives.

Learn more about Omya’s commitment to sustainability

At Omya, sustainability is the key to future success and the foundation of our products for construction world, since for us there is no innovation without the commitment to help build a more sustainable world.

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Technical support

Omya has a highly experienced technical services team which supports customers throughout the process of product development. With technical laboratories at our headquarters and dedicated regional technical service hubs in different regions, Omya offers laboratory analysis, reformulation support, and implementation assistance to customers worldwide.

Your questions answered

UFPCC  are fine grades for improving the rheology and mechanical performance of the end product, as well as innovative moisture control technology developed for moisture sensitive reactive systems. 

Our solutions are bio-based, renewable and recyclable raw materials. 

They reduce carbon footprint, help solve moisture control problems encountered every day by producers during production and storage, and offer many other beneficial aspects, such as antimicrobial properties, thermal conductivity (for e-mobility), improved workability and lightweighting solutions. 

Low moisture calcium carbonate, with the Omyabond product family, leads to energy savings and productivity gains.

Our UFPCC offering helps you maintain control of rheological and mechanical properties. If you are looking for a label free solution for heat and light stabilizer for SMP systems, then we recommend AddWorks IBC760. 

Moisture reactive formulations are based on polymers, plasticizers, additives and fillers. This can reach up to 60% of the entire formulation, bringing with it a significant amount of moisture that must be removed, leading to further costs. Omyabond technology mitigates the necessity of water removal, lowering production and energy costs. 

Low moisture fillers can eliminate the need for chemical moisture scavengers, and/or reduce cycle times during adhesive and sealant production. This enables the customer to be more flexible during the production process. 

Omyabond 120 and 520 are designed to provide independence from ambient humidity and deliver reliable performance regardless of climatic conditions. 

Ultra fine fillers and performance minerals provide rheological modification and help to reinforce the mechanical properties of the adhesive, improving flexibility and mechanical integrity. 

Building and construction account for nearly 40% of global carbon dioxide emissions.

Formulations enhanced with lightweight fillers have a lower final product weight, leading to transportation savings. 

Lightweight fillers also offer excellent insulation properties, due to their low thermal conductivity, saving energy use and costs to the consumer. 

Sealants provide significant energy savings by providing weather sealing, excluding drafts and making homes and buildings more energy efficient. Their life can be extended by using UV light stabilizers and antioxidants to help provide a long-lasting seal which will insulate buildings for many years without needing to be replaced. 

Sealants can also provide protection from both high and low temperatures, maintaining an adhesive join when the individual parts of a building expand and contract at different times of day or year. 

A trusted partner for global distribution   

Omya partners with leading manufacturers of specialty materials to offer a full portfolio of pigments, binders and additives to customers worldwide.

   

We distribute engineered materials as well as specialty ingredients, supporting customers with technical advice and application development.   

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Customized optimization with Omyaflex

Omya Flex is an on-site slurrying solution that can be tailored to any need for a wide range of Omya products. With vertical and horizontal silos available, we streamline product delivery and storage. Eliminate the need for permanent foundations and fixed anchoring, and save space, cost and time in terms of site preparation, building permit procurement and silo delivery.  

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