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Chemical Synonyms:

   Cellulose Acetate Butyrate

Product Description

Eastman Cellulose Acetate Butyrate (CAB-551-0.01, Food Contact) has many unique attributes that will serve use across many different coating application areas. It has the lowest Tg (glass transition temperature) of the CAB portfolio. It also has the second lowest M(n), which helps its compatibility with other coatings components. It is compatible with numerous cross-linking resins and has a lower solution viscosity. In coatings, Eastman CAB-551-0.01 gives clear films, reduces surface tack and mottling, minimizes cratering, improves flow and thermal reflow, and provides inter coat adhesion and good UV stability. Its good compatibility with a wide range of curing resin systems and its solubility in a wide variety of solvents and solvent combinations make it useful as an additive in numerous coating compositions. Eastman cellulose esters are based on up to sixty percent cellulose, one of the most abundant natural renewable resources.

Applications/Uses

  • Can coating internal
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Flexographic printing inks
  • Graphic arts
  • Gravure printing inks
  • Inkjet printing inks
  • Metal coatings
  • Pack & carton 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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