Tyzor® EHTAA

Tyzor® EHTAA is a titanium acetylacetonate complex. It is used primarily as a binder in solvent based metal treatments to prevent corrosion and rust.
Product Overview
Tyzor® EHTAA is a titanium acetylacetonate in a 2-ethylhexanol solution. It will react to cross link hydroxyl and carboxyl functional groups. Tyzor® EHTAA is commonly used in solvent based printing inks where it decreases drying time, improves solvent resistance, and promotes adhesion to common packaging films. Tyzor® EHTAA is also added to paints and coatings where it will cross link binders and functional polymers to improve durability of cured films. As a reaction catalyst Tyzor® EHTAA will eliminate by-products while improving yield of esterification, condensation, and addition reactions. In addition, Tyzor® EHTAA can be used to form polymeric films of titanium dioxide via sol-gel processes. This is especially useful in glass and ceramic coating applications.
Product Specifications
TiO2: 10.6%
Ti Content: 6.3%
Active Content: 66%
Color: Yellow to Amber
Solvent: 2-Ethylhexanol
Specific Gravity (25C): 0.94 g/mL
Boiling Point: 185C (Solvent)
Flash Point: 54C
Solubility in Solvents: Miscible in most organic solvents
Solubility in Water: Partly Miscible

Primary Chemistry: Titanium Acetylacetonate
Features & Benefits
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Problems Solved
Slow drying rates of printing inks
Adhesion difficulty onto films used for flexible packaging
Cohesive failure of adhesives and sealants
Abrasion to coatings due to a lack of surface hardness
Applications
Printing Inks; Coatings; Paints; Chemical Manufacturing; Reaction Catalyst; Metal Treatments