Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
Wood finishes; glass coatings; automotive; metallic-flake orientation; adhesives; coatings; inks; plastic coatings; flow and leveling aid
Eastman™ Cellulose Acetate Butyrate (CAB) are mixed cellulose esters containing both acetate and butyrate functional groups. They are commonly used as binders and additives in coatings applications for a variety of substrates, including plastics, textiles, metal, and wood. Eastman™ CABs offer a wide range of properties based on molecular weight as well as their butyryl, acetyl and hydroxy content. Most grades are soluble in several low-cost solvents and are compatible with a range of resins and pigments.
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