Functional Additives

Pumping vs Dumping Microspheres: What's Best for You

Posted by Peter Manning on Aug 31, 2022 1:00:00 AM

Dualite Polymeric Microspheres are ultra-lightweight fillers used in a variety of applications, most notably construction products, composites, coatings,…

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Topics: Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres, coated microspheres

The Next Evolution of Construction Materials with Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Jun 17, 2022 1:53:11 PM

The construction industry is constantly advancing the development of materials to make them lighter, affordable, durable, resistant, and greener.

The…

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Topics: Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres, construction

How to Lower Energy Costs Using Microspheres

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on May 4, 2022 10:32:43 AM

Maximizing a building's thermal insulation reduces the amount of energy needed to heat and cool interior spaces. Because of this, maximizing thermal…

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Topics: Dualite, Expanded Microspheres

When to Use Expanded Microspheres Versus Unexpanded Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Feb 23, 2022 12:22:17 PM

Thermoplastic microspheres can be used in a wide variety of applications, but how do know when to choose an expanded versus unexpanded microsphere?

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Topics: Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

Advantages of Using Polymeric Microspheres in FRP (Fiber-Reinforced Plastic) Applications

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Feb 2, 2022 3:43:12 PM

Using low-cost, nonfunctional fillers in FRP applications often results in a loss of performance properties.  When a reduction in performance is…

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When to Use Unexpanded Instead of Expanded Microspheres

Posted by Mark Elve on Oct 5, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Thermoplastic microspheres can be used in a wide variety of applications, but how do you know when to choose unexpanded microspheres rather than expanded…

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Topics: Dualite, Polymeric Microspheres, Unexpanded Microspheres

Why Choose Expanded Polymeric Microspheres

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Aug 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Expanded Polymeric Microspheres are unique lightweight, hollow microspheres. These low-density microspheres are recommended for evaluation as lightweight…

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Topics: Polymeric Microspheres, Expanded Microspheres

What Are Microspheres?

Posted by Mark Elve on Jun 15, 2021 2:00:00 PM

As the name suggests, microspheres (sometimes referred to as microballoons) are microscopic lightweight fillers that can be created from various natural…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Polymeric Microspheres, Solid Glass Microspheres, Hollow Glass Microspheres

Introducing ChasePURe Brand- Polyurethane Dispersions

Posted by Chase Corp Editor on Jun 10, 2021 11:30:00 AM

Through its functional additives group, Chase Corporation is proud to announce the ChasePURe brand name as the new designation for its industry-leading…

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Topics: Polyurethane Dispersions, PUDs

How to Offset Rising Costs in Adhesives, Sealants & Coatings with Microspheres!

Posted by Nick Leuci on Apr 13, 2021 2:00:00 PM

The market for adhesives, sealants, paint and coatings is highly competitive. It is difficult to reduce the density/cost of these products without…

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Topics: Micrsopheres, Dualite, Cost Reduction

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