Feature Publication:
ADH-7669, Eastman's Spectrum of Hydrocarbon Resins (pdf)
Feature Application:
Asphalt Modification

Picco™ hydrocarbon resins are low molecular weight, amber-colored, thermoplastic resins produced from petroleum-drived monomers with softening point ranges from liquid to 140°C. They are recommended when excellent acid and moisture resistance combined with outstanding pigment wetting is vital.


Physical Properties Comparison: Hydrocarbon Resins
Chemical Type:Aromatic hydrocarbon resin
Applications:Reinforcing agent in rubber compounds, binder in protective coatings, bitumen modification, hydrophobe paint extender
Benefits:Non-polar, excellent resistance to acids, alkalies and moisture, excellent pigment wetting
Typical Markets: Asphalt modification, rubber, building and construction
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