Air Products Polymers LP’s Airflex® 728 VAE emulsion can provide long-term color and tint retention, as well as resistance to efflorescence and alkali, with a greater cost efficiency in latex formulation compared to acrylics. Superior performance of the material in latexes vs. acrylics were reported on a range of masonry coatings, including stucco, brick and fiber cement board, the company says.