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Elvacite® 2045

A high molecular weight iso-butyl methacrylate polymer. Elvacite® 2045 is softer than Elvacite® 2042 or 2043.


55lb Bag



Product Overview

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. 

Product Specifications

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 

Features & Benefits

Excellent abrasion resistance 
Excellent flexibility
Improved abrasion resistance
Excellent re-solubility
Clean burn-out characteristics

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Elvacite® Specialty Acrylic Resins

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.

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