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Elvacite® 2697

Elvacite® 2697 is useful in clear, translucent or pigmented metal lacquers. It is a fast dissolving, low viscosity resin for lacquer and toner use. Elvacite® 2697 is non-reactive for use in reactive systems.




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

Glass transition temperature (°C): 50
Molecular weight: 60,000
Form: Spherical beads
Particle size (Microtrac® D50): 170 - 265 microns
Specific gravity: 1.13
Inherent viscosity b: 0.230-0.255
Acid number: 3.5
Moisture (% max): 0.50
Tukon hardness, knoop no. 8
Tensile strength, psi 2,300
Elongation at break (23°C, 50% RH): 2%
Primary Chemistry: Methyl Methacrylate

Features & Benefits

Fast dissolving
Non-reactive for use in reactive system
Low viscosity resin
Low molecular weight


Clear, translucent or pigmented metal coatings, heat seal lacquers, traffic marking paints, inks, reactive systems to reduce shrinkage and control viscosity.

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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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