Choosing the right surfactant for latex manufacturing is crucial. Stepan makes it easy with the POLYSTEP® line of sulfonates, sulfates, ether sulfates, phosphate esters and nonionic surfactants, as well as other specialty surfactants that provide a wide range of functionality. When used in emulsion polymerization of acrylic, styrene or vinyl acetate compositions, our surfactants demonstrate efficiency, consistency and value-added performance benefits.

Stepan’s expertise and broad portfolio enable our customers to perform emulsion polymerization more efficiently for any application.