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Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate (SAIB)
& Cellulose Acetate Butyrate (CAB)


They work together perfectly to help you reach your formulation goals. SAIB is an effective thickening agent and plasticizer, while CAB works as an excellent film former, creating a smooth and continuous coating. Together, they improve shine and strengthen nails for a better polish experience.
 
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    LACQUER

    The low solution viscosity of Eastman SAIB allows excellent flow-out on nail surfaces. With proper formulation, they provide a combination of good flexibility and film hardness. The inclusion of 10 to 20% SAIB (based on total solids) in fluid coatings has resulted in improvements in glass and adhesion.

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    TOP COAT

    With the perfect combination of CAB and SAIB, your top coat will have a smoother application (even over a wet later), a glossier finish, and improved hardness for a longer lasting, more beautiful manicure.

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    GEL POLISH

    CAB and SAIB create a fast drying solution that helps prevent marring. Together, they help create shine, prevent dullness, and provide light resistance for a long lasting gel polish.

    Properties CAB & SAIB Nitrocellulose
    Chip Resistant
    Important Because: Reduces cracking/chipping for longer lasting nails
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    Tackiness & Adhesion
    Important Because: SAIB helps CAB with adhesion and creates the ideal tackiness for any polish
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    Fast Drying
    Important Because: Reduces the possibility of streaking/smearing and improves wear resistance. Great for people on the go
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    Excellent Clarity & Shine
    Important Because: Colors stay vibrant and won’t dull
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    Non-Yellowing
    Important Because: No yellowing formula and UV curable formula increases vibrancy and gloss
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    Non-Toxic
    Important Because: Both are non-toxic and improved high temperature storage stability
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    Storage Stability & Hazard Rating
    Important Because: Safe to store allowing you the flexibility to buy in greater bulk
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    Smooth Application, Non-Tacky
    Important Because: Can be applied over wet surfaces
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ABOUT EASTMAN

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products. Eastman works with customer to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. It's market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class etchnology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs 14,000 people around the world. 


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