Adhesives Resins Business

Eastman Chemical Company completed the sale of the Adhesives Resins Business to Synthomer on April 1, 2022. The sale includes the following products:

  • Hydrocarbon resins (including Eastman Impera tire resins)
  • Pure monomer resins 
  • Polyolefin polymers 
  • Rosins and dispersions 
  • Oleochemical and fatty-acid based resins 

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Eastoflex Polyolefin Polymers Overview

Eastoflex™ polyolefin polymers (APOs) are used as base polymers in hot-melt adhesives, paper laminating, elastomer extenders in sealants, pressure sensitive adhesives, and many other applications . They are characterized by consistent quality, low odor, good heat stability, low color, and broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins.

Properties Comparison: Amorphous polyolefin 

Chemical Type:Amorphous polyolefin

Product Forms:

Molten or solid, slats, pellets (polypropylene or polyethylene coated)

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