TMPD Platelets

Solid, white irregularly shaped platelets at room temperature. Also available in molten form for easier handling when heated to 115°F.
Product Overview
Eastman TMPD™ platelets is a white, waxy solid used to formulate coatings and unsaturated polyester laminating resins. TMPD™ is ideal for formulating high solids and low VOC coatings.
Product Specifications
Appearance (molten): Clear, clean liquid
Molecular weight: 146.22
Melting point: 46-55°C (114.8-131°F)
Crystallization point: 31°C (88°F)
Flash point: 113°C (235°F)
Boiling point @ 760 mm Hg: 220-235°C (428-455°F)
Specific gravity @ 55°C/15°C: 0.928
CAS: 144-19-4
Features & Benefits
Very stable in waterborne polyester formulations
Excellent chemical, stain, and humidity resistance
Low viscosity and density allowing
excellent solubility in solvents
Outstanding corrosion resistance in fiberglass-reinforced plastic applications
Problems Solved
Unstable Waterborne Polyester Systems
Difficult to Handle High Viscosity Glycol Technologies
Inferior Corrosion Resistance in Fiberglass-Plastics
Applications
Used to formulate liquid coatings for metal office furniture, automotive, industrial maintenance, and general metal applications. Other applications include detergent additive, hard surface cleaner, plasticizer intermediate, and synthetic lubricants.