Kristalex F100 Hydrocarbon Resin
Kristalex™ F100 hydrocarbon resin is a water-white, color stable, low molecular weight thermoplastic hydrocarbon polymer. Based on purified 8-9 carbon aromatic monomers, this resin is indicated for use in plastics modification, hot melt adhesives and coatings, sealants and caulks. Kristalex F100 is compatible with a wide variety of oils, waxes, alkyds, plastics, and elastomers, and is soluble in many common organic solvents.
In EVA-based hot melt adhesives Kristalex™ F100 has useful compatibility with EVA grades with up to 30% vinyl acetate and is useful in formulating low-color adhesives with good low temperature properties. In styrenic block copolymer based adhesives Kristalex F100 preferentially associates with the styrenic endblocks, producing higher room-temperature cohesion without affecting tack and adhesion properties.
- Carpet construction
- Case and carton closures
- Casting wax
- Commerical printing inks
- Film modification
- Hygiene adhesives
- Labels non food contact
- Packaging tape
- Polymer modification
- Protective coatings
- Solvent borne packaging adhesives
- Specialty tape
- Excellent thermal stability
- Intermediate softening point
- Made from purified aromatic monomers
- Water-white initial color
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