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Construction Additives

We create chemistry for advanced construction

To achieve groundbreaking formulations providing outstanding workability and physical properties, your system needs advanced raw materials. BASF offers a broad range of powder and liquid additives which enable you to formulate innovative products. 

The properties of construction materials, such as dry mortars and prefabricated materials, are influenced by the quality of local raw materials. Therefore, interactions between organic and inorganic binders, fillers and a range of chemical additives need to be controlled to ensure the best performance of the system. Our application-focused technical experts in our laboratories support you in optimizing your formulations and choosing the right raw materials.

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We provide you with the right solution for your specific raw materials and special local requirements. With our Construction Additives and Formulation Know-How for Construction Materials, we especially support you in Flowable Systems, Non-sag Applications, Refractory and Prefabricated Materials.

Creating chemistry for more sustainable construction materials

To drive sustainable development, we reviewed our entire portfolio under sustainability aspects by using the standardized "Sustainable Solution Steering Method". Looking at economic, environmental and social needs, we have identified key issues along the entire value chain for the Construction Material segment. On this basis, we are able to assess the sustainability contribution of each product in its specific application. 

  • Material Efficiancy
  • Fast Construction
  • Easy Application
  • Low VOC
  • Drinking Water Approval

Construction Additives Portfolio

Melflux® SELECT

Selective PCE Dispersants

Melflux® C

PCE Intermediates for Concrete Admixtures

Melflux® PLUS

Phosphate Dispersants for Gypsum Wallboards


MFS Dispersants


Multifunctional Additives

HyCon® S

Seeding Accelerators

HyCon® A


HyCon® B

OPC Boosting Additives

HyCon® R

Phase Selective Retarders

HyCon® GYP

Liquid Gypsum Seeding


Stabilizers – Polyelectrolytes

Starvis® SE

Starch Ethers

Starvis® T



Biopolymer, produced by CPKelco

Starvis® S

Water Swellable Polymers

Starvis® RS

Rheology Compounds for low/non modified Cellulose Ethers

Vinapor® AE

Powderous Air Entrainers

Vinapor® WA

Workability Additives

Vinapor® DF

Powder Defoamers

Vinapor® C DF

Liquid Defoamers for Concrete Admixtures

Vinapor® GYP

Foaming Agents for Gypsum Wallboards

CureStar® SRA

Shrinkage Reducing Additives

CureStar® ICA

Internal Curing Agents