Today, building and maintaining energy efficient, safe, long-lasting, and aesthetically pleasing structures demand unique technologies and innovations that enhance the entire building envelope for maximum performance. Dow understands that solutions can come from anywhere. That’s why we look further afield than the traditional construction category to bringing flawless engineering and inspired ideas to building and construction projects of all kinds. We bring solutions that help insulate, protect, and enhance residential houses and commercial buildings to help you achieve the most durable, reliable, and valuable results for every project.
Whether your goal is to ‘green’ a roof top, to protect a home from the elements, or to increase the lifespan of a parking garage, Dow works with you to define the challenge and deliver a unique solution, every time.
Pretreatment process step prior to electroless copper plating, to increase activity of catalyst material. In Plating on Plastics applications, also serves to remove excess catalyst from plating racks and stop-off paints.
100% acrylic capstock polymer systems for coextrusion over vinyl substrates
- ACRYSOL™ for Construction Applications
- ACRYSOL™ Rheology Modifiers
ACRYSOL™ Rheology Modifiers offer low, mid and high shear solutions adaptable to changing shear rates while supporting specific formulation goals. ACRYSOL™ HASE and HEUR Rheology Modifers deliver specific benefits individually and, when used in combination, can facilitate unique performance properties that neither chemistry family can provide alone.
- Alkyl Alkanolamines
Used as emulsifying and dispersing agents in waxes and polishes.
Extremely effective active antifungal agents
- AQUASET™ for High Performance Nonwovens
- AVANSE™ for Construction Applications
- AVANSE™ Technology
Most advanced, acrylic platform delivering next generation performance for architectural and industrial coatings
- Binders for Roof Coatings
Binders for white elastomeric roof coatings
Disinfectants - Dow biocides, such as UCARCIDE™, BIOBAN™, TRIS NITRO™ and AMICAL™ prevent microbial contamination of laundry detergents, fabric softeners, dishwashing liquids, household and industrial cleaners.
Provides a low VOC (volatile organic content) biocide for the protection of industrial water-based products against harmful bacteria, yeasts and fungi.
- CARBITOL™ Solvent
Solvents that provide a good balance of volatility, solvency and water solubility for such applications as coatings and printing inks
- CATV Insulation
Solid and foamable (expandable) insulation materials
- CATV Insulation Compounds
Solid insulation compounds for voice and data applications
- CELLOSIZE™ ER
Medium to high molecular weight cellulosic polymers used for thickening water-based paints and coatings
- CELLOSIZE™ for Construction Applications
- CELLOSIZE™ QP
Low to high molecular weight cellulosic polymers used for their thickening properties across a broad range of applications
- CELLOSOLVE™ Solvent
Solvents with high boiling, slow evaporating properties that are miscible with alcohols and ketones, and exhibit good compatibility with various coatings resins
- Chlorinated Organics
Chlorinated solvents and intermediates are used in refinery and petrochemical production applications to revitalize and regenerate catalysts.
- CONTINUUM™ Bimodal Polyethylene Resins
If you've been looking for pipe grade materials made of HDPE polyethylene resins that meet or exceed ASTM PE4710 standards, a MDPE polyethylene resin that meets or exceeds ASTM PE2708 standards or using a PE 100 resin for your NA applications, then look no further than the industry's leading line of resins for pipe from Dow.
Epoxy Curing Agents for a broad range of applications
Epoxy Novolac Resins with multi-purpose functionality for high temperature applications.
Epoxy Resins offering high purity and uniform performance across a broad range of applications.
Slow-evaporating glycol ethers used in a broad range of applications, including water-based coatings, textile dyes and printing inks
- DELTA THERM™ GeoTechnical Foams
Used in mining, civil engineering and pipeline construction applications
A secondary amine
100% acrylic emulsion polymers for exterior paints providing dirt pick-up resistance
- DIRTSHIELD™ SL
Water-based, inorganic hybrid acrylic copolymer that offer excellent dirt pick-up resistance.
- Dow Latex Powders (DLP)
Redispersible polymer powders designed to improve the performance of dry blends
Hydrophilic glycol ethers used in a broad range of applications, including coatings, cleaners and printing inks
Prevents microbial contamination of laundry detergents, fabric softeners, dishwashing liquids, household and industrial cleaners.
- DOWICIL™ Antimicrobials
Designed to provide reliable and effective antimicrobial protection in a wide range of water-based products and formulations
- DOWLEX™ Polyethylene Resins
Well suited for a wide variety of applications in blown and cast film
- DOWTHERM™ Heat Transfer Fluids
DOWTHERM™, DOWFROST™ and DOWCAL™ Inhibited Glycol-based Heat Transfer Fluids are used to chill or freeze food and beverage products during processing
- DOW™ High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins
Provide toughness, rigidity and strength for many blow molding applications, film products, and extruded and injection molded items
- DOW™ Medium Density Polyethylene (MDPE) Resins
General purpose polyethylene resins
- DOW™ Protection Board III
Designed for use in commercial building perimeter concrete and masonry walls where waterproofing is a primary requirement.
- DOW™-KNIGHT CI-System
- DRYCRYL™ for Construction Applications
- DURAMOULD™ Moulding Systems
For mold making, patterns, tooling and rapid prototyping.
Crosslinked floor care polymer
- DURELAST™ Polyurethane Elastomers
High-performance materials designed for furniture profiling and architectural finishing
- ECHELON™ Polyurethane Prepolymers
For fast curing adhesives and binders
ENERBOND™ Professional Foam Adhesive is a specially formulated foam adhesive that provides exceptional adhesion in subfloor, drywall and other construction applications.
A one-component, minimal-expanding flexible polyurethane foam.
- Enforcer™ Technology
The ideal solution for many broadloom carpet applications
The versatile family of ethanolamines (TEA) offers a broad spectrum of application opportunities.
- Ethylene Oxide (EO)
A versatile intermediate
Mono- and bis-amidoamines, imidazolines, and their mixtures made from several ethyleneamines are used in antistrip formulations and asphalt-in-water emulsions
- Expandable Insulation Compounds
Provides best insulation aging performance in grease-filled applications
- FINGERPRINT™ Resins
Suitable for micro-irrigation applications in both agricultural and landscaping segments
- FLEXOMER™ Very Low Density Polyethylene (VLDPE) Resins
These resins add excellent strength, toughness and flexibility to help improve products.
Epoxy tougheners that can be used across a variety of epoxy applications, and provide toughness without sacrificing glass transition temperature of the final coating or composite
- FROTH PAK™ Polyurethane Spray Foam
Two component polyurethane spray foam
- FUNGIBLOCK™ Antifungal Agent
Used to treat muilding materials by helping to prevent mold and mildew attack and growth on surface materials
- Glycidyl Methacrylate
Get to know the versatility of our high quality glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) functional monomer. Outstanding chemical resistance and weatherability make GMA an excellent choice, but versatility is its most important feature. GMA can be tailored to meet a wide variety of demanding specifications. With versatility and unique capabilities, you’ll be covered for a wide range of high-performance coatings applications, from automotive and electronics to civil engineering, industrial coatings and much more.
- GREAT STUFF™ Insulating Foam Sealants
Helps save energy dollars by air sealing holes, gaps and cracks
- GREAT STUFF™ PRO Polyurethane Foam Sealant
For filling, sealing and insulating
- Heat Transfer Fluids
DOWTHERM™ Q Heat Transfer Fluid additive for waste heat recovery in oil applications.
- HYPERCRETE™ COATINGS
For road cobbles construction
- HYPERCRETE™ Construction Products and Aggregate Systems
Construction Polymers and aggregate systems for use in stabilization applications
- HYPERKOTE™ High Performance Coatings
Offers end clients a range of rapid cure and fast drying coatings designed for various coating applications
- HYPERLAST SYNTACTIC™ Polyurethanes
For the protection and insulation of oil and gas flowlines, manifolds, risers, field joints, xmas trees, jumpers, spool pieces and related sub-sea architecture.
- HYPERLAST™ Polyurethane Systems
For concrete maintenance applications
- INFUSE™ Olefin Block Copolymers
Customers can count on Dow to help them innovate and excel.
Accurate and economical application of spray foam is easier with the patented anti-crossover nozzles specially designed to help eliminate chemical crossover.
- INSTA-STIK™ Multi-Purpose Adhesive
A polyurethane foam which has been specifically developed to adhere extruded and expanded polystyrene, polyurethane, polyisocyanurate, mineral wool and plaster boards to concrete, masonry, plaster, wood, metal, and to various bituminous substrates
- INSTA-STIK™ Polyurethane Roof Adhesive
For attaching compatible roof insulation boards to roof decks and substrates in new commercial construction and roof replacement applications.
- INTREPID™ Bimodal Polyethylene Resins
Designed for use in concrete sandwich panels where it is sandwiched between two layers of concrete with connectors holding the finished panel together.
ISONATE™ modified MDI is a polycarbodiimide-modified diphenylmethane diisocyanate that is liquid at room temperature.
Allow wide formulating opportunities.
- KATHON™ Copper Free
Water-dilutable microbicides for water treatment and pulp and paper applications
- KATHON™ for Latex Preservation
Aqueous-based, VOC-free microbicides for latex preservation
- KATHON™ for Metal Working
Formaldehyde-free metalworking fluid microbicides
- KATHON™ for Silicone Sealants
Microbicides for silicone sealants
- KATHON™ for Water Treatment
High-performance, broad-spectrum water treatment microbicides
Aqueous-based industrial microbicides
- Low Foam Surfactants
ECOSURF™ LF, TERGITOL™ L, TERGITOL™ MINIFOAM, TRITON™ CF, TRITON™ DF
- Low Voltage Power Cable Insulation Compounds - Black
Silane-ethylene copolymer for use in power cable applications
- Low Voltage Power Cable Insulation Compounds - Colorable
Colorable bimodal high-density polyethylene jacketing compound for both power and telecommunications jacketing
- Low-halogen Flame Retardant (FR) Crosslinkable
CV curing for automotive and appliance wire insulation and control cable insulation
- Low-halogen Flame Retardant (FR) Thermoplastic
Solid insulation for electronic wire insulation
- MAINCOTE™ for Construction Applications
- Medium and High Voltage Power Cable Insulation Compounds
Insulations designed to have an extremely low level of additive bloom for a very long storage life
- Medium and High Voltage Semiconductive Power Cable Shields
Supersmooth, extra-clean semiconductive compounds
- METHOCEL™ for Dry Mix Applications
A derivative for drug intermediates in the manufacture of antihistamines, antimalarials, antitussives, antibiotics, local anesthetics, antidepessants, muscle relaxers, etc.
One-component moisture-curing laminate adhesives
- MOR-AD™ M-600 Series
moisture cure, one-part urethane laminate adhesives
Reactive hot melt adhesives
- Non-halogen Flame Retardant (FR) Crosslinkable - Black
Irradiation curing for industrial cable jacketing
- Non-halogen Flame Retardant (FR) Crosslinkable - Colorable
CV Curing for automotive and appliance wire insulation
- Non-halogen Flame Retardant (FR) Thermoplastic - Black
Black jacket for various telecom and industrial applications
- NORDEL™ IP Hydrocarbon Rubber
In a fast-paced industry, you need top quality products that will meet your needs while saving time and money. NORDEL™ IP Hydrocarbon Rubber offers excellent performance and unmatched processing advantages making it the ethylene-propylene-diene monomer (EPDM) of choice.
Pigment and powder dispersants
- OROTAN™ for Construction Applications
Solid Epoxy Resins for low temperature set and long-lasting protection
Curing Agents offering a systems approach to extending durability
Advanced Epoxy Resins for corrosion protection with excellent flexibility properties.
Waterborne Dispersions, manufactured without any added solvents
Advanced Epoxy Resins for extreme high temperature and harsh conditions
Advanced Epoxy Resins for damage tolerance, corrosion protection and durability
- Oxygenated Solvents
These products offer exceptional benefits across a broad range of applications
- PAPI™ POLYMERIC MDI
Highly versatile due to its low viscosity
- PARALOID™ B
Solid and solvent-borne thermoplastic acrylic resins
- PARALOID™ BTA
MBS impact modifiers (additives for plastics)
- PARALOID™ for Construction Applications
- PARALOID™ K
Processing aids for vinyl (additives for plastics)
- PARALOID™ KM
Acrylic impact modifiers for vinyl (additives for plastics)
Non-toxic vinyl and acrylic polymers for pavement sealers, soil stabilization and dust control applications
- POLYOX™ Water Soluble Resins
- Polypropylene Glycols and Copolymers
Skin conditioning agents, solvents, and surfactants/ emulsifiers for use in a wide range of formulations.
- Polyurethane Systems
Rigid polyurethane foams for building panels and prefabrication
Dow Polyurethanes has one of the broadest lines of polyurethane products in the industry including Dow Polyurethane Fully Formulated Systems.
- Power Start-Up Compounds
PE-based purge compound is advanced compound that provides rapid and economical cleaning of plastic processing equipment
- PRIMAL™ AC
100% acrylic emulsion paint binders
- PRIMAL™ AS
Water-based acrylic-styrene binders for water resistant coatings and applications
- PRIMAL™ C
Acrylic Co-polymers for Quality Interior and Exterior Coatings
- PRIMAL™ Floor Finish Polymer
Ecological floor finish polymers
- PRIMAL™ for Construction Applications
- PRIMAL™ HG
Acrylic gloss enamel binders for interior and exterior paints
- PRIMAL™ P
Hydrophobic styrene acrylic emulsions for a variety of applications
- PRIMAL™ PR
Emulsion polymers for use as binders in water-based stain blocking primers and sealers.
- PRIMAL™ SF
Binders for low VOC, low odor interior and exterior paints
- PRIMENE™ Amines
Multi-functional family of tertiary alkyl primary amines
Enabling precise, pinpoint application control when applying adhesive or when filling, sealing and insulating gaps, cracks, and window and door jambs.
Aprotic glycol diethers with active solvency and formulating versatility used in coatings, agricultural formulations and cleaning products
- Propylene Glycols
Preservative and stabilizer in semi-moist pet food
Aqueous acrylic polymer emulsions for caulks and sealants
- RHOPLEX™ AC
100% acrylic emulsion paint binders
- RHOPLEX™ EC
Acrylic polymers for elastomeric coatings
- RHOPLEX™ for Construction Applications
- RHOPLEX™ for Masonry Coatings
Acrylic emulsions for masonry paints and primers
- RHOPLEX™ HG
Acrylic emulsions for interior and exterior enamels
- RHOPLEX™ MULTILOBE™
Acrylic binders for paints and coatings that enhance film-build performance and reduce thickener demand
- RHOPLEX™ MV
Emulsion copolymers for interior and exterior wood primers and sealers
- RHOPLEX™ N
Acrylic polymer adhesive bases
- RHOPLEX™ NTS
Modified-acrylic polymer emulsions for floor tile sealers
- RHOPLEX™ PR
Emulsion polymers for use as binders in water-based stain blocking primers and sealers
- RHOPLEX™ SF
Binders for solvent-free interior and exterior paints at all gloss levels
- RHOPLEX™ SS
Acrylic emulsions for exterior sports surface coatings
- RHOPLEX™ VSR
100% acrylic, low VOC binders for interior and exterior flat to gloss architectural coatings
- ROBOND™ FL
Polymers for PSA flooring adhesive formulations
- ROCIMA™ for Dry Film Protection
Aqueous-based and solvent-based microbicides
- ROCIMA™ for In-Can Preservation
Aqueous-based and solvent-based
- ROCIMA™ for Wood Preservation
Insecticides for wood protection formulations
- ROCRYL™ Alkyl Esters
Specialty long chain monomers
- ROCRYL™ Hydroxyalkyl Esters
Opaque hollow-sphere polymeric pigment
- ROPAQUE™ for Construction Applications
- ROVACE™ for Coatings
Vinyl/acrylic binders for interior paints and coatings
- ROVACE™ for Construction Applications
- ROVACE™ HP
Vinyl acetate-acrylic copolymer packaging adhesives
High-performance liquid-based microbicides
- SARANEX™ Barrier Films
A family of unique, multi-layer barrier films
Rapidly biodegradable marine antifouling agents
Fungicides for paints and coatings
- Solid Insulation Compounds
General purpose insulation; high-speed or thin-wall insulation
- Start-Up Compounds
PE-based purge compound is an advanced compound that provides rapid and economical cleaning of plastic processing equipment
- STYROFOAM™ Brand Extruded Polystyrene Insulation
Exceptional long-term insulation performance on foundations, walls, roofs and more
The extruded polystyrene foam insulation (Type 3) serves a variety of insulation applications, including cavity walls, frame walls and masonry wall interiors and exteriors.
Acrylic foam cell stabilizers for cellular vinyl products
Dow surfactants are used as agricultural adjuvants
- TAMOL™ Dispersants
Dispersant polymers and polyacids
- TERGITOL™ L
Polyether polyol nonionic surfactants used across multiple applications
- TERGITOL™ MinFoam
Nonionic, low foam, water soluble surfactants for use in multiple applications
- TERGITOL™ NP
Nonylphenol Ethoxylates (NPE)
- THERMAX™ Brand Insulation
A polyisocyanurate rigid board insulation approved for fire exposure
- THERMAX™ Wall System
- TIANBA™ for Construction Applications
Acrylic copolymer for cementitious and non-cementitious applications
- TILE BOND™ Roof Tile Adhesive
A superior solution for adhering concrete and clay roof tiles – goes on fast, stays strong
Liquid spray-applied membrane that forms an elastomeric waterproof layer for parking decks, bridge and marine decks.
- TRENCHCOAT™ Protective Films
A tough, heavy gauge rugged polyolefin film that is laminated to the inside and outside of corrugated steel pipe (CSP)
- TRITON™ BG
- TRITON™ GR
- TRITON™ Phosphate Ester
TRITON™ H and TRITON™ QS
- TRITON™ Specialty Alkoxylates
TRITON™ CA, TRITON™ N, TRITON™ X
- TRITON™ Sulfates and Sulfonates
TRITON™ QS and TRITON™XN
- TRITON™ X Surfactants
Nonionic surfactants recognized for their wetting, detergency, superior hard surface, metal cleaning and excellent emulsification performance.
Features a high-performance polyisocyanurate foam core with reflective foil facers on both sides (one side reinforced).
- TYRIN™ Chlorinated Polyethylene
TYRIN™ chlorinated polyethylene, a product of The Dow Chemical Company, offers excellent flexibility and resistance to ignition, chemicals, heat, low temperatures and weathering at a low overall system cost.
- UCAR™ Latex for Construction Applications
- UCON™ Compressor Fluids
High-performing polyalkylene glycol lubricants are compatible with all compressor types and approved by vehicle manufacturers worldwide.
- UCON™ Fluids H, HB, and LB Series
- UCON™ Formulated Fluids and Lubricants
The broad product line of UCON™ formulated fluids and lubricants, including compressor lubricants and base stocks products that can outperform petroleum oils.
- UHS PLUS™
Metal-crosslinked, modified acrylic floor polish polymer for outstanding ultra-high-speed (UHS) burnish response
- Ultra Air Barrier Wall System
- UNIVAL™ High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins
Developed for blow molded bottles, drums and other industrial containers, UNIVAL™ High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Resins from The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) deliver excellent rigidity, superior stress crack resistance, high impact and melt strength, and moderate swell.
- VERSIFY™ Plastomers and Elastomers
VERSIFY™ Plastomers and Elastomers are a versatile family of specialty propylene-ethylene copolymers produced with a revolutionary catalyst in combination with Dow’s proprietary INSITE™ Technology and Solution Process.
- Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)
Used as a starting material in the manufacture of films for food packaging
Antimicrobial additives for plastics
- VORACOR™ Polyurethane Components
PU Systems for the production of Rigid Face DCP
- VORAMER™ Industrial Adhesives and Binders
Two part adhesive systems, flexible binders for re-bonding
- VORANATE™ Isocyanates
TDI for cushioning and NVH; Hot and Cold Molding; Open and Closed Pour; HR (High Resilience) Molding; TDI Molding; Formulating (Systems); Flexible Slabstock Foaming
- VORANATE™ Polyurethane Components
Used in the production of elastomers, coatings, adhesives, semi-flexible foams, and carpet underlayment and backing
- VORATEC™ Polyurethane Components
Designed for the production of expanded rigid foams
- WALOCEL™ CRT
Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) with a delayed solubility for use as thickeners in water-based systems
- WALOCEL™ for Dry Mix Applications
- WALOCEL™ MW
Hydroxyethyl methyl cellulose (HEMC) with a delayed solubility for use as thickeners in water-based systems
- WALOCEL™ XM
Modified hydroxyethyl methyl cellulose (HEMC) with a delayed solubility for use as thickeners in water-based systems
- Water Softeners
DOWEX™ ion exchange resins can be used in home softeners to remove hardness from drinking water, eliminating soap scum, iron discoloration and calcium carbonate scaling.
- WEATHERMATE™ Brand Housewraps
A polyolefin-based continuous protective membrane
- XENERGY™ Extruded Polystyrene Insulation
Thermal insulation of the future. XENERGY™ combines proven features of STYROFOAM™ with up to 20% higher insulation properties.
ZOLDINE™ oxazolidines are formaldehyde alternatives used as cross-linking agents for wood binding and as tanning agents for leather.