Eastman

Product description

Eastman™ Ester Gum 8D Resin, a pale, medium hard thermoplastic resin, is the glycerol ester of rosin. It is produced by a special process that yields a low-odor, low-acid-number product. In most countries Eastman™ Ester Gum 8D Resin has clearance as a masticatory ingredient in chewing gum compositions.

Applications/uses

  • Adhesives/sealants-b&c
  • Bookbinding
  • Caps & lids non-food contact
  • Carpet construction
  • Case & carton sealing closings
  • Chewing gum
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Depilatories ingredients
  • Film modification
  • Labels non food contact
  • Packaging component films
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Packaging tape
  • Paints & coatings
  • Polymer modification
  • Protective coatings
  • Road markings
  • Roofing ingredients
  • Solder flux
  • Specialty tape
  • Tape non food contact
  • Tires
  • Wax ingredients
  • Wire/cable

Key attributes

  • Broad compatibility and solubility
  • Low acid number
  • Low odor and taste
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic resin

    Regulatory information and data sheets

    Product availability

    Check with local sales office to determine exact availability by country. Orders subjected to minimum order quantity.
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe, Middle East, & Africa
    • Latin America
    • North America

    Authorized distributors

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