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    If You Need a Solvent Replacement, ChemPoint Has You Covered.


    Since SoyGold® is much clearer and less oily than petroleum and oil based inks, it helps enhance the brightness of ink colors.

Inks made with Soygold are> 95% biodegradable compared to any petroleum based ink prints, which helps enable less fiber damage and more ink brightness, thus making it easier in paper recycling process.AGP's soybean oil methyl esters are readily available in drums, totes, or bulk. See how SoyGold® is superior to other solvents below: 

    FeaturesSoyGold®d’LimoneneMineral SpiritsNapthaToluene
    Flashpoint (deg F)
    >300
    121
    107
    58
    40
    VOC Content
    <10%
    >95%
    >95%
    >95%
    >95%
    Important Because: The EPA requires low levels of volatile organic content in Flexo and inkjet inks.     
    High Viscosity
    -
    -
    -
    Low Toxicity
    -
    -
    -
    -
    Solvency Kb Value
    56
    56
    35
    35
    105
    Important Because: Measure of solvent power - A higher Kb value means a stronger solvent in dissolving certain materials.     
    Cost effective
    -
    Low Flammability (0 or 1)
    -
    -
    -
    -

MAKING THE SWITCH

Changing to a new solvent isn't easy. ChemPoint's technical team can provide guidance to streamline the transition. SoyGold® comes in a variety of grades to help tailor the properties and results for your end product.

    GradeInhibitorAODistilledDetailsApplications
    SoyGold® 1000
     Industrial solvent, includes 0.1% TBHQ inhibitorCleaner base
    SoyGold® 1100   Industrial SolventIndustrial equipment cleaning, ink removal, auto tire cleaner 
    SoyGold® 2000 
     Industrial solvent with surfactant - Water RinsableCleaner, ink removal in printers
    SoyGold® 2500    Ink base formulation
    SoyClear™ 1500
     
    Water-white solvent, no color or odorCoating removal, candle wax

We are partnered exclusively with AGP on SoyGold® - a soybean oil methyl ester with a low VOC and high flashpoint alternative to petroleum based solvents. It is produced from natural whole soybean oil which allows for recyclability, renewability, and uniqueness in a new ink. SoyGold® provides good stability for continuous printing along with low friction resistance and excellent gloss.

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