Eastman

Product description

Eastman Cellulose Acetate Butyrate (CAB-321-0.1) is a cellulose ester with a low butyryl content (32.5%) and low molecular weight. It has a viscosity of 0.10 sec and 0.38 poise. Designed for use in automotive basecoats, it is resistant to attack and resistant to redisolve by solvents typical in clearcoats. When CAB-321-0.1 is dissolved in appropriate solvents a clear, colorless solution is produced. It is supplied as a fine white powder.

Eastman CAB-321-0.1 is based on cellulose, one of the most abundant natural renewable resources, from trees harvested from sustainably managed forests. The calculated approximate bio-content value of 42% for Eastman CAB-321-0.1 was determined by using six bio-based carbon atoms per anhyroglucose unit divided by the total number of carbons per anhyroglucose unit. Although the value reported is not specifically measured for bio-carbon, it can be estimated based on typical partition data.

Applications/uses

  • Ace machinery & equipment
  • Aerospace coatings
  • Architectural coatings
  • Auto OEM
  • Auto plastics
  • Auto refinish
  • Automotive
  • Automotive parts & accessories
  • Automotive protective coatings
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Consumer electronics
  • Cosmetic ingredients - nails
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Inkjet printing inks
  • Metal coatings
  • Non-medical housings & hardware for elec
  • Paints & coatings
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Process additives
  • Protective coatings
  • 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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