A high molecular weight iso-butyl methacrylate polymer. Elvacite® 2045 is softer than Elvacite® 2042 or 2043.
Elvacite® thermoplastic acrylic resin copolymers or polymers are seen in solvent-applied high-quality coatings. Due to the wide range of attributes, Elvacite® is suitable for numerous applications.
Related Technologies: Acrylic Adhesives; Screen Printing; Solvent based adhesives; Solvent-based Coating; UV Curable adhesives; UV-Curable Coating; Water-based Coating
Related Applications: Architectural; Ceramic Coatings; Ceramics; Glues; Industrial; Lacquers; Plastic Coatings; Plastics; Tapes; Textiles
Excellent abrasion resistance
Improved abrasion resistance
Clean burn-out characteristics
Appearance: Solid bead
Specific gravity: 1.09 @ 25°C
Glass transition temp, onset: 50°C
Molecular weight: 193,000
Acid number: 0
Tukon hardness, Knoops No.: 8
Tensile strength: 3.600 psi
Elongation at break (23°C, 50% R.H.): 1%
Inherent viscosity: 0.59-0.68
% Moisture: 0.3 (max)
Microtrac™ D50 particle size, microns: 100-350
Primary Chemistry: iso-butyl methacrylate
Chemistry: Acrylic Resins; Acrylic Resins; Acrylic Resins
Functions: Adhesion Promoters; Adhesion Promoters; Adhesion Promoters; Binders; Binders; Binders; Plasticizers
Elvacite® specialty acrylic resins are polymers or copolymers of methyl methacrylate or other acrylic monomers. More than 40 product offerings provide compatibility with a variety of film formers and plasticizers to achieve the exact properties desired. In coatings, inks and adhesives, they provide outstanding resistance to ultraviolet degradation, weather and abrasion.