There is a good reason why we at BASF refer to our polyisobutene (PIB) as 'the global all-arounder': The unique range of properties, combined in a single product, make our OPPANOL® the perfect solution for a diverse spectrum of applications. Polyisobutene is suited to enhance manufacturing processes and product effectiveness.
BASF's unique strength of more than 85 years of PIB experience, technical experts in all regions and the widest product portfolio in the market makes us our customers’ reliable partner. Supported by numerous certifications, BASF OPPANOL® is the ideal solution for a wide range of industries, including the automotive, construction, packaging, electronics and food sectors.
First polyisobutenes were produced by BASF in Germany's Ludwigshafen-Oppau in 1931. Introduction to market was consequently conducted under the tradename of OPPANOL®. By today, the brand spans a broad range of grades which are pure isobutene homopolymers and highly suitable for use in various applications in a broad range of industries.
Why choose BASF‘s polyisobutene called OPPANOL® ?
BASF has extensive experience manufacturing PIB and understanding its unique properties. This, along with a complete portfolio of OPPANOL® grades, BASF will have a solution to meet a wide range of customer needs.
For which applications can I use BASF‘s polyisobutene called OPPANOL® ?
Depending on the challenge at hand, the OPPANOL® polyisobutene product family can enable formulations that provide a water vapor barrier, electrical insulation, good adhesion, flexibility at low temperatures and no skin irritation. This makes OPPANOL® the ideal solution for various applications in a wide range of industries, including the automotive, construction, packaging, electronics and food sectors.
Where can I get technical support if I want to work with BASF‘s polyisobutene called OPPANOL® ?
You can reach out to us via the contact us button. Then a member of our team will get in touch with you to address your questions and to find the most suitable OPPANOL® product(s) for your application.