Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products used every day. It provides key differentiated coatings, adhesives and specialty plastics products, and is a major supplier of cellulose acetate fibers. Headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA, the company serves customers in approximately 100 countries and employs approximately 13,500 people around the world.
White powder that is used in conjunction with styrenated resins to form pigments and agricultural chemicals.
Eastman™ AAA is often used as an intermediate to manufacture pigments, dyes, and fungicides. When used as a copromoter can be blended with DMAA at a 70/30 (DMAA/AAA) ratio resulting in superior performance compared to DMA in equal concentrations in resins utilizing neopentyl glycol. Appearance: White to off-white powder Assay: 99.8% Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.26 Flash point open cup: 167°C (332°F) Flash point closed cup: 150°C (302°F) Fire point: 178°C (352°F) CAS: 102-01-2 Low color and toxicity as a copromoter Accelerates reactions in polyester resins and pigment manufacturing Good performance in producing yellow pigments Used as an intermediate for pigments, dyes, paints, graphic arts and agricultural chemicals. AAA is also used as a co-promoter for unsaturated polyesters.
Low solution viscosity with excellent solubility, adjust final pH to 6-7 to improve stability.
Eastman™ AAEM is a methacrylic monomer used in high-solid acrylic resins and acrylic emulsion formulations resulting in lower VOC emissions. This product is commonly used to react with amines and hydrazides to make monomers for self-crosslinkable, room temperature cure acrylic emulsions. Appearance: Clear, light yellow liquid Viscosity @ 25°C: 6.9 cP Flash point: 134°C (273°F) Specific gravity @ 25°C/25°C: 1.12 AAEM: 95.0 wt % min HEMA: 4.0 wt % max Methacrylic acid: 0.5 wt % max CAS: 21282-97-3 Excellent flexibility and corrosion resistance Reduces viscosity in resins for lower VOC emissions Improves adhesion to metal substrates Used in applications such as automotive oems, polymers and plastics.
Medium molecular weight branched sulfopolyester with a viscosity of 75-135,000 cP, dispersible in water up to 30% without the use of surfactants.
Eastman AQ™ copolyester 1950 is a semi-solid with a characteristic fruity odor completely dispersible is water at levels up to 30% without the use of any surfactants or additives. This grade can be used in repulpable, aqueous or hot-melt adhesive type applications. Odor: Fruity Viscosity @177°C: 75,000-135,000 cP Ring and ball softening point: 115°C Glass transition temperature (Tg): 2.5°C ± 7.5°C Hydroxyl number: 57 mg KOH/g Form: Solid Color: 4 max 100% water dispersible Adhesion to polyolefin substrates Repulpable in both neutral and alkaline conditions Hot melt adhesives
Solid-form grade that disperses directly in hot water and aids in formation of clear films at room temperature.
AQ™ 38S is a sulfopolyester polymer easily dispersed in hot water without the use of amines, co-solvents, surfactants or additives. It also aids in the dispersion of hydrophobic ingredients in water based products to form clear films at room temperature. Due to it's low Tg, AQ™ 38S forms flexible films on skin, making it especially suitable as a film former in cosmetics and personal care applications. Form: Pellets Color: Pale amber Glass transition temperature (Tg): 35-38°C dry polymer Inherent viscosity: 0.32-0.40 dL/g Melt viscosity @200°C: 9700 poise Acid number: <2 mg KOH/g Hydroxyl number: <10 mg KOH/g Bulk density: 6.5 lb/gal Aids emulsification of organic ingredients Low viscosity hairsprays Quick drying Water/humidity resistant Neutralizing amine not needed Adhesives and sealants Paints, coatings and primers Printing inks and overprints Textile sizes Sunscreen Lotions, creams and sprays
Pellet-form grade with excellent film integrity, alcohol and low water resistance. Disperses directly in water and aids in formation of clear films at room temperature.
Eastman AQ™ 55S polymer is a sulfopolyester that disperses directly in hot water without the aid of surfactants or additives. AQ™ 55S polymer aids the dispersion of hydrophobic materials in water based products and forms clear films at room temperature from aqueous dispersions. It has good film integrity and significantly improves water and smudge resistance of water-based makeup and mascaras. In hairstyling products, AQ™ 55S also provides excellent hold under high humidity conditions and stiffness that can be modified with thickeners or plasticizers. Form: Pellets Color: Pale amber Glass transition temperature (Tg) dry polymer: 51-55°C Inherent viscosity @200C: 42000 Poise Acid number: <2 mg KOH/g Hydroxyl number: <10 mg KOH/g Bulk density: 6.8 lb/gal High gloss Excellent film formation with or without alcohol Lasting hold in rain Low tack Smudge resistance Water resistant Adjustable firmness Coatings and primers Cosmetics and personal care Pigment dispersants Printing inks and overprints
Solid plasticizer used to clean hot melt adhesive rolls.
Benzoflex™ 352 is a white flake solid with a melt point of 118°C that is used to clean and purge reactive hot melt adhesive equipment. It also modifies melt flow characteristics with improved resistance to yellowing in powder coatings. Acidity (as benzoic acid), % max: 0.2 Appearance: White solid flake Assay (ester content), % min: 98.0 Color (10% in Acetone), APHA, max: 50 Hydroxyl number, mg KOH/g, max: 15 Moisture, % max: 0.1 Flash point, °C, COC: 258 Melt point (last crystal), °C: 118 Molecular weight: 352 Odor: Slight Specific gravity (solid at 25°C): 1.1363 High melting point Less volatile at high temperature Compatible with most polymer adhesive systems Increases roller life Increases machine life Maximizes production RV manufacturing Laminates and flat panels Carpeting Wood products Cooling tower fill
CA-398-10 is a medium viscosity cellulose acetate. It gives high strength and excellent chemical resistance in coatings and adhesives.
CA-398-10 offers excellent chemical resistant, a high glass transition temperatures and produce tough and hard films. Cellulose acetates are soluble in strong solvents like acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, and ethyl acetate. They are compatible with plasticizers such as dimethyl phthalate or triacetin. The melting point and harness are relatively high. In membranes cellulose acetates (CA) provide strong, clear, chlorine resistant films. ASTM-A viscosity, sec: 8.0 - 13.0 Acetyl by titration, wt%: 39.8 +/- 0.5 Moisture, wt%: 3.0 (max) Chemical resistant Provides high strength Good weather-ability Non-yellowing Good flow and leveling Pigment dispersion medium Provides metallic pigment control Redissolve resistance Intercoat adhesion Membrane material
CA-398-3 is the lowest viscosity grade of the cellulose acetate range. It is used as additive in protective coatings for electronics, adhesives and plastic products.
CA-398-3 provides performance benefits in solvent- and grease-resistant coatings for textile, wire and paper products, barrier and release coatings for adhesives, protective coatings for plastic items and membrane material. Cellulose acetates are only soluble in strong solvents like acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, and ethyl acetate. They are compatible with plasticizers such as dimethyl phthalate or triacetin. The melting point and harness are relatively high. In membranes cellulose acetates (CA) provide strong, clear, chlorine resistant films. ASTM-A viscosity, sec: 2.0 - 4.0 Acetyl by titration, wt%: 39.8 +/- 0.5 Moisture, wt%: 3.0 (max) Chemical resistant Provides high strength Good weather-ability Non-yellowing Good flow and leveling Pigment dispersion medium Provides metallic pigment control Redissolve resistance Intercoat adhesion Membrane material
CA-398-30 is the highest viscosity grade in the cellulose acetate range. It provides valuable properties in protective coatings.
CA-398-13 offers excellent chemical resistant, a high glass transition temperatures and produce tough and hard films. Cellulose acetates are soluble in strong solvents like acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, and ethyl acetate. They are compatible with plasticizers such as dimethyl phthalate or triacetin. The melting point and harness are relatively high. In membranes cellulose acetates (CA) provide strong, clear, chlorine resistant films. In membranes cellulose acetates (CA) provide strong, clear, chlorine resistant films. ASTM-A viscosity, sec: 8.0 - 13.0 Acetyl by titration, wt%: 39.8 +/- 0.5 Moisture, wt%: 3.0 (max) Chemical resistant Provides high strength Good weather-ability Non-yellowing Good flow and leveling Pigment dispersion medium Provides metallic pigment control Redissolve resistance Intercoat adhesion Membrane material
CA-398-6 is a low viscosity cellulose acetate. It can be used as a performance additive in tapes and sealants.
CA-398-6 offers excellent chemical resistant, a high glass transition temperatures and produce tough and hard films. Cellulose acetates are soluble in strong solvents like acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, and ethyl acetate. They are compatible with plasticizers such as dimethyl phthalate or triacetin. The melting point and harness are relatively high. In membranes cellulose acetates (CA) provide strong, clear, chlorine resistant films. ASTM-A viscosity, sec: 5.0 - 7.0 Acetyl by titration, wt%: 39.8 +/- 0.5 Moisture, wt%: 3.0 (max) Chemical resistant Provides high strength Good weather-ability Non-yellowing Good flow and leveling Pigment dispersion medium Provides metallic pigment control Redissolve resistance Intercoat adhesion Membrane material
Excellent thermal stability for lower resin color and good humidity resistance.
Eastman™ CHDA HP is a cycloaliphatic diacid that offers many benefits to polyester resins for coatings and fiberglass-reinforced plastics. CHDA is approved in US and Europe for use in polyester resins to be used in food contact coatings. Appearance: White to off-white powder Viscosity @ 25°C: 6.9 cP Flash point: 235°C (455°F) Melting point: 164-167°C (327-333°F) Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.38 Solubility in water @ 20°C: 1 wt% CAS: 1076-97-7 Rapid esterification Low resin color Harness and flexibility blaance Improved corrosion and stain resistance Better hydrolytic stability Great gloss retention and prevents yellowing Used in polyester resins for coatings and fiberglass-reinforced plastics. Can also be used in improving performance in waterborne, high solids, powder coatings, and coil coating applications.
Offered white waxy solid form. Requires a hot room or drum heater to melt the contents for removal.
Eastman™ CHDM-D is a cycloaliphatic glycol used to make saturated and unsaturated polyester resins. It is often used in conjunction with Eastman NPG™ as a glycol modifier for resins. Appearance: White waxy solid Viscosity @ 23°C: 877 cP Flash point: 167°C (333°F) Boiling point: 284-288°C (543-550°F) Melting point: 41-61°C (106-142°F) Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.02 CAS: 105-08-8 Hardness and Flexibility balance High crystallinity Excellent humidity and corrosion resistance Good heat resistance Highly reactive hydroxyl groups Rapid esterification and cure Used in many applications such as building materials, coil coatings, contruction chemicals, machinery coatings, paints, drink packaging, polymer modification, and protective coatings.
In solution of approximately 90% by weight CHDM-D and 10% water. Solution is liquid at room temperature for easier handling.
Eastman™ CHDM-D90 is a cycloaliphatic glycol in liquid form at room temperature. Used mostly to make saturated and unsaturated polyester resins. The 10 weight percent water in CHDM-D90 is removed during heating of the resin reaction process. Can also be used as a glycol modifier with Eastman NPG™ for resins. Appearance: Slightly hazy liquid Viscosity @ 23°C: 915 cP Flash point: 167°C (333°F) Boiling point: 284-288°C (543-550°F) Melting point: 41-61°C (106-142°F) Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.02 CAS: 105-08-9 (90%) CAS: 7732-18-5 (10%) Hardness and flexibility balance High crystallinity Excellent humidity and corrosion resistance Good heat resistance Highly reactive hydroxyl groups Rapid esterification and cure Used in many applications such as automotive coatings, paints, industrial coatings, protective coatings, and process additives.
A liquid version of CP 730-1-100% adhesion promoter. the grade is dissolved in 20% xylene.
Active component in primers used to enhance adhesion of color coats and topcoats to polypropylene and thermoplastics olefins plastics. Physical form: Liquid Color: Yellow Odor: Slightly aromatic Specific gravity: <1 Boiling point: 135°C Viscosity at 25°C: 300-400 mPa.s Solubility in water: Negligible Flash point, Pensky-Martens closed cup: 40°C Thermal decomposition temperature (DSC): No exotherm to 450°C Excellent adhesion to thermoplastics and polypropylene plastics Excellent humidity resistance Excellent gasoline resistance
Liquid containing 20% water, used as a general-purpose copromoter for many unsaturated polyester formulations.
Eastman™ DMAA (N-Dimethylacetoacetamide) is a low color generating copromotor in many resin based formulations. It has shown better performance compared with DMA as a copromoter at equivalent treat rates in PG, NPG, and other glycols. Appearance: Liquid Assay: 79-83 wt% Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.06 Flash point open cup: 122°C (252°F) Water: 17-21 wt% Molecular weight: 129.2 CAS: 2044-64-6 Low color and toxicity Easy handling with liquid form Used as a copromoter for paints and coatings and intermediate manufacturing for agricultural chemicals.
Tautomer at room temperature, its a colorless liquid with a fruity odor.
Eastman™ EAA consists of 8% enol and 92% keto commonly used as a low color-generating copromoter to formulate unsaturated polyester resins. It is soluble in common organic solvents and water to fit many application needs. Appearance: Liquid Molecular weight: 130.14 cP Flash point: 68°C (157°F) Boiling point: 180.8°C (357.4°F) Melting point: -45°C Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.03 CAS: 105-45-3 Kosher certified Fruity odor Low color Readily soluble in styrenated resins Used as a copromoter in paints and coatings and used as an intermediate for herbicides and insecticides.
Eastek™ 1400 is a 30% aqueous solution sulfopolyester polymer. It is the ideal grade for excellent adhesion to PET films and general lamination applications.
Eastek™ are polyester-based film-forming polymer dispersions. They offer excellent adhesion, fast drying speed, and unique resistance properties. Eastek™ 1400 offers superior adhesion to PET films and lamination applications. It also provides improved adhesion to paper, metalized paper and films, SBS boards, and aluminum surfaces. Eastek™ 1400 is fast drying with excellent resistance properties. Type: Polyester Form: Straw liquid color Odor: Very low VOC content: <0.5 % max Viscosity, Brookfield @18°C: 15cP Viscosity, Gardco #2 EZ cup @ 25°C: 17 sec pH: 6 Density @ 20C: 1.08 g/mL (9 lb/gal) Glass transition temperature (Tg): 29°C MFFT: <5°C Storage stability: Good Propanol %: 0 Solids: 30 wt % Fast-drying rates Outstanding adhesion to PET film (treated or untreated), paper, SBS board, aluminum, and metalized papers/films. Amine, surfactant, and co-solvent free Low odor Good storage stability Apparel Film modification Furniture Graphic arts Packaging components (non food contact) Paints and coatings Tape (non food contact)
Storage stability inhibitor - extends shelf life with minimum effects on gel time (unsaturated polyesters).
Eastman™ DTBHQ (2,5-ditert-butylhydroquinone) is a crystalline solid that has low vapor pressure and short induction periods in peroxide-catalyzed polymerizations. Insoluble in water and caustic solutions, used as an antioxidant or co-inhibitor to prevent oxidation and extend shelf life in many industrial applications. Appearance: White to tan crystals Flash point: 216°C (420°F) Melting point: 215°C (419°F) Boiling point: 321°C (610°F) Specific gravity: 1.07 CAS: 88-58-4 Scavenges radicals slowly Storage stability inhibitor with minimum effect in gel time Stabilizes against odor and color development Used as a stopping agent in rubber emulsions and anti-skinning agent in paints.
Secondary inhibitor (co-inhibitor) and antioxidant for nonfood fats and oils.
Eastman™ MTBHQ (mono t-butyl hydroquinone) is commonly used as a polymerization inhibitor and antioxidant in many industrial applications. Effective in higher temperatures due to its higher solubility and potency compared to unsubstituted hydroquinone. Appearance: Light tan solid Flash point: 171°C (340°F) Boiling point: 295°C (563°F) Melting point: 125°C (257°F) Specific gravity 20°C/20°C: 1.05 Molecular weight: 166.22 CAS: 1948-33-0 Very effective polymerization inhibitor Good performing antioxidant in unstable organic liquids Excellent performance as a heat and stabilizer for pressure-sensitiveness adhesives Used as a polymerization inhibitor and industrial antioxidant in many applications.
Highly effective process inhibitor used in the production of highly reactive unsaturated polyesters.
Eastman™ THQ (Toluhydroquinone) is a tan to white crystalline solid that goes through similar chemical reactions as Hydroquinone. However, due to the presence of a methyl group in the ortho position, THQ becomes a highly active inhibitor in the free radical polymerization of vinyl monomers and unsaturated polyesters. Appearance: Off-white solid Flash point: 172°C (342°F) Boiling point: 279°C (534°F) Melting point: 127°C (261°F) Specific gravity: 1.3 Molecular weight: 124.13 CAS: 95-71-6 Better solubility in styrene than Hydroquinone Highly effective cook stabilizer in unsaturated polyesters Good performing antioxidant for oleates, linseed oil, and other nonfood fats and oils Used as an inhibitor, antioxidant, and intermediate manufacturing.
Copromoter for unsaturated polyesters, typically used in pharmaceuticals, fragrances and pesticides.
Eastman™ MAA (Methyl Acetoacetate) is a colorless liquid used mostly as an intermediate for agricultural and pharmaceutical chemicals. MAA develops desirable hardness more rapidly than resins copromoted with DMA at equivalent treat rates. Appearance: Liquid Molecular weight: 116.1 Flash point: 74°C (165°F) Boiling point: 166°C (331°F) Melting point: -55°C Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.078 CAS: 105-45-3 Low toxicity Low viscosity Extended gel time compared with DMA Does not impart brown color to polyesters compared to amine promoters Readily soluble in styrenated resins Used as a process solvent and intermediate manufacturing for herbicides, insecticides, and pharmaceutical chemicals.
Provides excellent weathering and fluidization characteristics.
Eastman NPG™ platelets is a glycol commonly used for high-quality polyester resins for industrial coatings and fiberglass-reinforced plastics. It can be used as the sole glycol component or used in conjunction with other modifiers to achieve your desired properties. It can be used for food contact coatings in the United States under feral food additive regulations. Appearance: White platelets Molecular weight: 104.15 Crystallization point: 31°C (88°F) Melting point: 124-130°C (255-266°F) Boiling point: 210°C (410°F) Flash point: 132°C (270°F) Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.06 CAS: 126-30-7 Excellent thermal stability for low resin color Excellent weathering Good chemical, stain, and humidity resistance Good hardness and flexibility balance Rapid reaction during esterification and cure Used as a raw material in intermediate manufacturing and many coating applications.
Reagent used in coatings utilizing polyesters, acrylics, cellulosics, and epoxies.
Eastman™ TBAA (T-Butyl-Acetoacetate) provides room temperature cure and isocyanate-free crosslinking in many coating applications. It can also be used as a reagent in pharmaceuitical, agrichemical, and pigment applications. Appearance: Liquid Molecular weight: 158.20 Flash point: 66°C (151°F) Boiling point: 190°C (374°F) Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 0.954 CAS: 1694-31-1 Increased adhesion to metal substrates Low glass transition resulting in increased coating flexibility Reacts with conventional crosslinkers Reduces viscosity in resins to meet lower VOC emissions Used in adhesives, sealants, architectural coatings, paints, coatings, and intermediate manufacturing in pharmaceuiticals and agriculture.
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