Eastman

Product description

Eastman Cellulose Acetate Butyrate (CAB-553-0.4) is soluble in low molecular weight alcohols (methanol, ethanol, isopropanol, and n-propanol) as well as other common organic solvents. It has a high hydroxyl content (4.8 wt. %, average), which contributes to its alcohol solubility. The hydroxyl group is reactive and may be crosslinked with urea formaldehydes, melamines, and polyisocyantes. When CAB-553-0.4 is dissolved in appropriate solvents a clear, colorless solution is produced. Films of CAB-553-0.4 are colorless and have good ultraviolet stability, maintaining their low color over long periods of time. Eastman Cellulose Acetate Butyrate (CAB-553-0.4) is supplied as a dry, free-flowing powder, offering formulation convenience, ease of handling and maximum formulating flexibility.

Eastman CAB-553-0.4 is based on cellulose, one of the most abundant natural renewable resources, from trees harvested from sustainably managed forests.

For applications that require food contact compliance, please refer to Eastman CAB-553-0.4, Food Contact.

Applications/uses

  • Aerospace coatings
  • Architectural coatings
  • Auto oem
  • Auto refinish
  • Automotive
  • Automotive parts & accessories
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Consumer electronics
  • Cosmetic ingredients - nails
  • Flexographic printing inks
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Gravure printing inks
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Metal coatings
  • Non-medical housings & hardware for elec
  • Overprint varnishes
  • Photographic imaging film
  • Screen printing inks
  • Truck/bus/rv
  • Wood coatings

Regulatory information and data sheets

Product availability

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  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa
  • Latin America
  • North America

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