Eastman

Product description

Kristalex™ 3115LV Hydrocarbon Resin is a water-clear, color stable, low molecular weight thermoplastic hydrocarbon polymer with low organic volatile content. 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™ 3115LV 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™ 3115LV is compatible with EVA grades with up to 18% vinyl acetate and is useful in formulating low-color adhesives with improved high temperature resistance. In styrenic block copolymer based adhesives Kristalex™ 3115LV preferentially associates with the styrenic endblocks, producing higher cohesion at temperatures up to 70°C without affecting tack and adhesion properties.

Applications/uses

  • Adhesives/sealants-b&c
  • Automotive
  • Labels non food contact
  • Packaging tape
  • Rubber modification
  • Tape non food contact

    Key attributes

    • Excellent thermal stability
    • High softening point
    • Low organic volatile content
    • Made from pure aromatic monomer
    • Water-white initial color

      Regulatory information and data sheets

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

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