Acrylates is a family of chemicals commonly used in a wide range of industries and applications such as adhesives, coatings, sealants, textiles, and plastics.
Some common uses of acrylates include:
- Acrylates are used in the production of various types of adhesives, including pressure-sensitive adhesives, structural adhesives, and laminating adhesives.
- Acrylates are used in the formulation of coatings for a variety of surfaces, including metal, plastic, and wood. These coatings can be used for protective, decorative, or functional purposes.
- Acrylates are also used in the production of sealants, which are used to seal joints and gaps between various materials. These sealants can be used in construction, automotive, and other industries.
- Acrylates are used in the production of various types of textiles, including synthetic fibers, coatings, and finishes. These textiles can be used in clothing, upholstery, and other applications.
- Acrylates are used as building blocks in the production of various types of plastics, including acrylics, polycarbonates, and styrene-acrylonitrile copolymers.
Personal care products:
- Acrylates are used in the production of various personal care products, including hair gels, nail polish, and lotions.