Styrene maleic anhydride solutions are used in paraffin wax emulsions acting as:
• Surfactants during the process of making the emulsion
• Dispersing agents leading to stable emulsions
• Hydrophobing agents
Styrene maleic anhydride copolymers are available as fully formulated, ready-to-use ,thermosetting binder systems which can be used in many applications such as glass/stonewool insulation and glass fiber mats for non- woven applications such as vinyl flooring, ceiling tiles, roofing shingles.
These thermosetting binder systems are no added formaldehyde binder systems with the following advantages: