Medium molecular weight methyl methacrylate polymer providing high tensile strength and hardness.
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; Water-based Coating
Excellent barrier properties
Excellent solubility and softness
Appearance: Solid beads
Specific gravity: 1.20 @ 25°C
Glass transition temp, onset: 103°C
Molecular weight: 76,000
Particle size (D50): 180 - 200 microns
Inherent viscosity: 0.383 - 0.415
% Moisture: 0.5 (max)
Primary Chemistry: Methyl Methacrylate
Chemistry: Acrylic Resins
Functions: Barrier Polymers
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.