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.
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
CAB-551-0.01 is the lowest viscosity cellulose ester resin with the highest butyryl substitution.
CAB-551-0.01 is used as binder or additive in coatings and inks. The high butyryl level contributes to high flexibility, high solubility and compatibility with cross-linking resins and plasticizers. Due to its low molecular weight, 551-0.01 provides better flow and wetting. It is used in cross-linked finishes to improve dry-to-touch time, reduce cratering, provide better pigment dispersion and improve coating performance. It is soluble in monomers, like styrene. CAB-551-0.01 can be used by pultruders to enable higher pultrusion speed and prevent internal/external cracking. Viscosity ASTM-A, sec: 0.01 Acetyl by GC, wt%: 4 Max Butyryl by GC, wt%: 50-54 Free acidity, ppm: 300 Max Moisture, wt%: 3.0 Max Hydroxyl, wt%: 1.6 - 2.4 Improve flow and leveling Reduce cratering Reduce dry time Provide polishability Improve sprayability Pigment dispersion medium Metallic pigment control Redissolve resistance Sag resistance Enhanced color uniformity Decreased sand scratch telegraphing Intercoat adhesion Improve pultrusion speed Prevent pultrusion cracking
CAB-551-0.2 is a high butyryl, and relatively low molecular weight resin. It is compatible with numerous cross-linking resins.
CAB-551-0.2 is cellulose ester used as binder or additive in coatings and inks. With the high butyryl level, CAB-551 contributes to high flexibility, high solubility and compatibility with cross-linking resins and plasticizers. It is widely used in cross-linked finishes to improve dry-to-touch time, reduce cratering, provide better pigment dispersion and improve coating performance. It is soluble in monomers, like styrene. CAB-551-0.2 can be used by pultruders to enable higher pultrusion speed and prevent internal/external cracking. Viscosity ASTM-A, sec: 0.16 - 0.25 Acetyl by GC, wt%: 4 Max Butyryl by GC, wt%: 49.0 Free acidity, ppm: 300 Max Moisture, wt%: 3.0 Max Hydroxyl, wt%: 1.4 - 2.4 Improve flow and leveling Reduce cratering Reduce dry time Provide polishability Improve sprayability Pigment dispersion medium Metallic pigment control Redissolve resistance Sag resistance Enhanced color uniformity Decreased sand scratch telegraphing Intercoat adhesion Improve pultrusion speed Prevent pultrusion cracking Soluble in alcohol
A water dispersed chlorinated polyolefin adhesion promoter with 30% solids by weight
A water dispersed chlorinated polyolefin with ammonia as a neutralizing amine and 24% CPO by weight content. Useful as a primer in adhesion promoters that are air dried prior to applying a topcoat. Solids: 30 wt % CPO: 24 wt % pH @25°C: 9-10 Amine: Ammonia Shelf, 1 yr: No change @50°C, 4wk: Slight settle Freeze thaw: Good Wt/Vol: 1012 g/L (8.4 lb/gal) Viscocity, Brookfield: 10 cP Chlorination: 18-23 % Water: 69 wt % color, Gardner: Beige Specific Gravity @25°C/25°C: 1.008 Used in primer for PP and TPO Compatible with most Polyurethane and acrylics dispersions resins Co-solvents can be added to improve wetting of the substrate Adhesion promoter in paints Coatings in automotive plastics Automotive OEM Coatings for plastic parts
A water dispersed chlorinated polyolefin with 25% solids by weight.
A water dispersed chlorinated polyolefin containing 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol as a neutralizing amine and 20% CPO by weight content. Compatible with other waterborne resins making it more useful as an additive. also Compatible with many amine-neutralizable solution resins. Solids: 25 wt % CPO: 20 wt % pH @25°C: 9-10 Shelf, 1 yr: No change @50°C, 4wk: No change Freeze thaw: Good Wt/vol: 1010-1030 g/L (8.4-8.6 lb/gal) Viscosity, Brookfield: 10cP Chlorination: 18-23% Water: 74 wt % Color, Gardner: Tan Specific gravity @25°C: 1.020 Used in primer for PP and TPO Used as a stir-in additive in waterborne coatings to improve adhesion to PP and TPO Compatible with most Polyurethane and acrylics dispersions resins Co-solvents can be added to improve wetting of the substrate Adhesion promoter for paints Automotive OEM Coatings Coatings for automotive plastics Coatings for plastics parts Graphic arts General industrial coatings
A water dispersed chlorinated polyolefin with 26% solids by weight.
A water disperion of a chlorinated polyolefin containing 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol as a neutralizing amine with 5% ethylene glycol. Compatible with other waterborne resins making it useful as an additive. Solids: 26 wt % CPO: 20 wt % pH @25°C: 9-10 Wt/vol: 1010-1040 g/L (8.4-8.7 lb/gal) Viscosity, Brookfield: 10cP Chlorination: 18-23% Water: 69 wt % Organic solvents: 5 wt % Color, Gardner: Tan Specific gravity @25°C: 1.020 Features and Benefits similar to CP 347W Adhesion promoter for paints Automotive OEM Coatings Coatings for automotive plastics Coatings for plastics parts Graphic arts General industrial coatings
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.
Primary inhibitor, lowest cost, most commonly used general-purpose inhibitor, antioxidant, and intermediate.
Eastman™ Hydroquinone Photographic is an industrial antioxidant that reacts quickly with oxygen. Along with being used as a primary inhibitor, it is also used as an intermediate to manufacture other antioxidants. Appearance: White crystals Flash point: 177°C (350°F) Boiling point: 286°C (547°F) Density @ 4°C: 1.34 g/mL Molecular weight: 110.11 CAS: 123-31-9 Low cost Effective stand-alone oxygen scavenger Reduces corrosion in water treatment applications as a catalyst Does not degrade to ammonia Reacts quickly to oxygen Used as a primary inhibitor to prevent oxidation and industrial 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.
Clear, colorless liquid used as a solvent in many applications and carries flame retardant attributes.
Eastman™ TEP (Triethyl Phosphate) is a process solvent that can also be used as a plasticizer for tough, fire-resistant plastics. Commonly used as an intermediate for agricultural chemicals when preparing TEPP (tetraethyl pyrophosphate). Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid Molecular weight: 182.16 Flash point: 99°C (210°F) Boiling point: 209°C (408°F) Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.067-1.072 Viscosity @ 20°C: 1.76 cP Viscosity @ 71°C: 0.82 cP CAS: 78-40-0 Effective viscosity reducer in systems filled with aluminum trihydrate (ATH) Enhanced flame resistance in ATH systems Resin intermediates - Used as a viscosity reducer and flame retardant Oil field drilling chemicals - TEP is used in the manufacturing of oil and gas well fracturing agents known as fracturing gels Oil extraction aid - Used as a stimulant for deep wells (most US production) Polyester production - Used in the production of PET, evidently as a catalyst Silicate glass produciton - Used to incorporate phosphorous into silicate glass
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