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Elvacite® 2008

Low molecular weight methyl methacrylate copolymer used in lacquers and inks requiring low viscosity at high solids.

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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 beads
Specific gravity: 1.18 @ 25°C
Glass transition temp, onset: 111°C
Particle size (D50): 140 - 240 microns
Acid number: 9
Elongation at break (23°C, 50% R.H.): 0.5%
Molecular weight: 37,000
Inherent viscosity: 0.172 - 0.194
% Moisture: 0.5 (max)
Primary Chemistry: Methyl Methacrylate

Features & Benefits

Good pigment dispersion 
Highest tact temperature

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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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