Elvacite® 4044 is a medium weight butyl methacrylate / methyl methacrylate. It's often used as a general purpose grade with FDA compliance.
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: Solvent-based Coating; UV-Curable Coating
Related Applications: Automotive Refinish; Ceramic Coatings; Heat Seal Coatings; Lacquers; Metal Coatings; Plastic Coatings; Stone and Tile Coatings; Terra Cotta Coatings; Wood Coatings
Weather resistance for plastic substrates
Relatively soft and flexible acrylic resin
Compatible with CAB, CAP, and most formaldehyde bases resins
Miscible with phthlate, phosphate and sebacate plasticisers
Appearance: Solid beads
Glass transition temp, onset: 46°C
Molecular weight: 110,000
Particle size (D50): 70 microns min
Acid number: 0
Inherent viscosity: 0.372 - 0.394
% Moisture: 0.5 (max)
Primary Chemistry: Butyl methacrylate / methyl methacrylate
Chemistry: Acrylic Resins
Functions: Adhesion Promoters; Binders
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.