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​​​​​​Eastman Coalescents

Eastman coalescents enable maximum film formation in latex paints, often improving overall paint performance.  Coalescent works by softening the latex particles, allowing them to fuse into a tough, continuous film.  Common coalescents include ester alcohols, esters, and glycol ethers.


Eastman coalescents:

  • Are compatible with a wide range of latex types and paint additives 
  • Allow good film formation under adverse temperature and humidity conditions 
  • Improve the overall performance of the paint   

Other important coalescent properties include:


Eastman's coalescents include:

Eastman Texanol ester alcohol
Eastman Optifilm enhancer 300
Eastman Optifilm enhancer 400
Eastman EEH solvent
Eastman DB solvent
Velate 368 Coalescent
Velate 375 Coalescent

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