NPG Platelets

Solid Platelet Neopentyl Glycol for use in manufacturing high-quality polyester resins.
Product Overview

Eastman NPG™ Platelets deliver neopentyl glycol in solid form for manufacturing high-quality polyester resins for industrial coatings and fiberglass-reinforced plastics.

NPG Platelets can be used as the sole glycol component or used in conjunction with other modifiers to achieve your desired properties. NPG Platelets can also be used for food contact coatings in the United States under feral food additive regulations.

IUPAC: 2,2-Dimethyl-1,3-Propanediol

Product Specifications

Appearance: White platelets
Molecular weight: 104.15
Crystallization point: 31°C (88°F)
Melting point: 124-130°C (255-266°F)
Boiling point: 210°C (410°F)
Flash point: 132°C (270°F)
Specific gravity @ 20°C/20°C: 1.06
CAS: 126-30-7
Molecular weight: 104.15
Empirical Formula: C5H12O2

Features & Benefits
Excellent thermal stability for low resin color Excellent weathering Good chemical, stain, and humidity resistance Good hardness and flexibility balance Rapid reaction during esterification and cure Ideal Glass Transition Temperature Outstanding powder flow & fluidization properties Excellent Caking Stability on Storage
Problems Solved
Inferior Polyester Resin Thermal Stability
Problematic Resin System Glass Transition Temperature Range
Poor Glycol Powder Stability & Caking/Clumping Concerns

NPG Platelets can be used in a wide range of applications within the polyester resin manufacturing industries, including but not limited to:
Adhesives & sealants, Architectural Coatings, Automotive OEM & Refinishing, Building & Construction Materials, Coil Coatings, Equipment & machinery, Inks, Intermediates, Lubricants, Paints 7 coatings, poly-carbonate, polymer modification, protective coatings, textiles & more.