Building and Construction

who lays a foundation for structural integrity? we do.


Every day the people of Ashland put on their thinking (hard) hats to find, test and design the ingredients and pieces that, when combined, provide structural integrity to both residential and commercial buildings alike. Our lightweight moldable materials aid in the creation of sophisticated, safe designs, while our cultured and engineered stone and marble products add to the allure of counters, rest rooms and other hard surfaces. Ashland's core values, especially safety, extend beyond our walls and into yours, with structural adhesives, window films and fire retardant materials to make buildings, roads and bridges stronger and safer.

Building and construction is an industry with an ever-increasing need to balance structural integrity, usability, and long-term durability against overall material weight. That’s why industry leaders turn to us for the creation of stronger, lighter, more resistant substitutes for traditional materials. From high performing, cost-effective thermoset resins to cellulose ethers to specialty corrosion-resistant resins to structural adhesives, Ashland provides solutions to maintain balance between performance, cost and weight and to help you deliver superior end products in virtually every aspect of the construction process.

 

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  • Cement & gypsum based dry mortars & ready to use plasters & joint compounds

    solutions for dry-mix mortars and building materials

    From cement and gypsum based dry mortars to ready-mixed joint compounds and synthetic plasters, Ashland spreads the wealth of its knowledge and sophisticated chemistry across applications for use in products for both commercial and residential buildings.  We continue to push the limits to find just the right balance between usability and workability with strength and integrity to save you both time and energy, which, when saved, has a positive impact on your bottom line. The combination of Ashland products, technology, application expertise and solutions creates a useable and functional palette of options to easily spread success and cement your future success.

    Although there are many different formulations for creating dry and ready mixed building materials, a common set of desired properties, including water retention, strength and workability, exists for all products.  The ongoing challenge is to balance the need for spreadability and workability, that enhance the usability and application properties, with excellent sag resistance to keep the product where it's needed at a consistent level.  So whether your challenge deals with cementitious adhesives, renders, skim coats, gypsum plasters and fillers or synthetic plasters, Ashland combines products that manage the physical properties of aqueous systems with technology and testing to provide solutions for a wide array of applications.  Ashland products can help achieve desired functional outcomes through rheology control, water retention, workability, adhesive strength, binding power, film formation, deposition and suspension and emulsification action to maximize the benefits while minimizing the challenges. The solvers at Ashland can help you select the best products and optimize your formulations to maximize the usability and integrity of your products to provide the best overall outcome. With a global network of sales as well as R&D and technical service facilities, Ashland provides solutions in usability for building and construction solutions around the world.

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