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Hot Melt Adhesives

Eastman manufactures a variety of products for hot melt adhesives. Available with a variety of processing characteristics, properties can include low odor, good solubility, and excellent heat stability. These products also exhibit good tackifying characteristics and broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and other resins. Many of the resins meet FDA regulations, and manufacturers can select specific products to meet processing requirements.

 

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Amorphous Polyolefin EastoflexLow odor, broad range of compatibility with a variety of elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins
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Hydrocarbon Resin Picco

Recommended when excellent acid and moisture resistance combined with outstanding pigment wetting is vital

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PiccotacCompatible with natural and synthetic rubbers, EVA copolymers, block copolymers, polyethylene and waxes
Hydrogenated Hydrocarbon Resin EastotacLight to water-clear color, excellent color stability, broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and other resins
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RegaliteWater-white initial color, direct food contact FDA clearance for some grades, excellent thermal stability, broad compatibility
Hydrogenated Pure Monomer Resin RegalrezSuperior clarity, low color, thermal stability, oxidative stability, UV stability, wide compatibility
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Pure Monomer Resin EndexIncreasing cohesive strength and high temperature resistance of hot melt adhesives. Compatible with all types of styrene-containing polymers
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KristalexWater-white initial color, excellent color stability, wide product range, compatibility with a wide range of alkyd resins, plastics, styrene-containing elastomers, waxes and high vinyl acetate content EVA
PiccolasticLow initial color, wide softening point range, non-tacky until melted
PiccotexWater-white initial color, direct food contact FDA clearance for some grades, excellent thermal stability, broad compatibility
PlastolynWater-white initial color, excellent thermal stability, wide range of softening points, high cohesion
Rosin Resin AbalynExcellent compatibility with almost all polymers, tacky, high viscous
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AbitolExcellent color, low odor, good tack and adhesion, wide range of compatibility and solvency, resistance to oxidation, reactive hydroxyl group
DresinateRecommended for a wide variety of emulsifiers based on rosin soap
Dymerex

Recommended to improve adhesion with less cohesion loss

ForalInherent oxidation resistance, color stability, tack retention, good aging characteristics
ForalynLight color and color stability, good oxidation resistance, good aging characteristics
MetalynRecommended when excellent compatibility is required
PentalynCompatibility with a variety of materials, including natural and synthetic elastomers, thermoplastics, cellulose derivatives and waxes
PermalynExcellent gloss and pigment-wetting properties, compatible with many materials, including natural and synthetic elastomers, polymer and copolymer thermoplastics, cellulose derivatives as well as natural and hydrocarbon waxes
Poly-PaleRecommended in applications requiring no crystallization
Staybelite-EInherent oxidation resistance, color stability, tack retention, good aging characteristics
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Pamolyn

Recommended in applications where low odor combined with excellent color stability is important

 
Water-Dispersible Polymer Eastman AQWater dispersible, low color, thermal stability, compatible with rosin resins, aromatic hydrocarbon resins and benzoate plasticizers
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