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Typical Physical Properties
Cellulose Esters

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CE for Aerosol Coatings
ProductsViscosityaAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Aerospace Coatings
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Automotive Coatings - OEM
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-321-0.10.38 0.1 -17.5 wt %32.5 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 127 °C165-175 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2 BP8 2 -14.5 wt %35.5 wt %1.7 wt %1.2 133 °C175-185 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-20BP - 100%20.8 16 -15.5 wt %35.5 wt %0.8 %1.2 128 °C185-195 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 -3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
Solus 2300 Performance Additive--0.095 19 wt %30 wt %1.6 wt %1.22 ~110 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Automotive Coatings - Refinish
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-321-0.10.38 0.1 -17.5 wt %32.5 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 127 °C165-175 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 -3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
Solus 2300 Performance Additive--0.095 19 wt %30 wt %1.6 wt %1.22 ~110 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Can Coatings
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.01 - Food Contact0.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
Solus 2100 Performance Additive - Food Contact--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Coil Coatings
ProductsViscosityaAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Consumer Electronics Coatings
ProductsViscosityaAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentPropionyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %-1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %-1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %-1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %-1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %-1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %-1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %-1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-0.51.53 0.5 1.5 wt %-2.6 wt %45 wt %1.23 142 °C188-210 °C
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Electronics (Metal Paste)
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-500-519 5 -3 wt %51 wt %1 wt %1.18 96 °C165-175 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 -3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Industrial Coatings
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentPropionyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %-1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %-1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %-1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %-1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-20BP - 100%20.8 16 -15.5 wt %35.5 wt %0.8 %-1.2 128 °C185-195 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-500-519 5 -3 wt %51 wt %1 wt %-1.18 96 °C165-175 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 -3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %-1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %-1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %-1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-553-0.41.14 0.3 -2.0 wt %47 wt %4.8 wt %-1.20 136 °C150-160 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-0.51.53 0.5 -1.5 wt %-2.6 wt %45 wt %1.23 142 °C188-210 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-2076.5 20 -1.3 wt %-1.7 wt %48 wt %1.22 147 °C188-210 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %-1.20 75 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Industrial Wood Coatings
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-531-15.6 2 -3 wt %50 wt %1.7 wt %1.17 115 °C135-150 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-553-0.41.14 0.3 -2.0 wt %47 wt %4.8 wt %1.20 136 °C150-160 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Inks
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate - CA-398-311.4 3 -39.8 wt %-3.5 wt %1.31 180 °C230-250 °C
Cellulose Acetate - CA-398-3 - Food Contact11.4 3 -39.8 wt %-3.5 wt %1.31 180 °C230-250 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.10.38 0.1 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.1 - Food Contact0.38 0.1 -13 wt %37 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 123 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.5 - Food Contact1.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2 - Food Contact8 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-20 - Food Contact76 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-500-519 5 -3 wt %51 wt %1 wt %1.18 96 °C165-175 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.010.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.01 - Food Contact0.038 0.02 -2 wt %52 wt %2 wt %1.16 85 °C127-142 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.2 - Food Contact0.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-553-0.41.14 0.3 -2.0 wt %47 wt %4.8 wt %1.20 136 °C150-160 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-553-0.4 - Food Contact1.14 0.3 -2.0 wt %47 wt %4.8 wt %1.20 136 °C150-160 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-0.51.53 0.5 -1.5 wt %-2.6 wt %1.23 142 °C188-210 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-0.5 - Food Contact1.53 0.5 -1.5 wt %-2.6 wt %1.23 142 °C188-210 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-2076.5 20 -1.3 wt %-1.7 wt %1.22 147 °C188-210 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-20 - Food Contact76.5 20 -1.3 wt %-1.7 wt %1.22 147 °C188-210 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-504-0.20.76 0.2 -0.5 wt %-5 wt %1.26 159 °C188-210 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-504-0.2 - Food Contact0.76 0.2 -0.5 wt %-5 wt %1.26 159 °C188-210 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
Solus 2100 Performance Additive - Food Contact--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %1.20 75 °C-
Solus 2300 Performance Additive--0.095 19 wt %30 wt %1.6 wt %1.22 ~110 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
CE for Leather Coatings
ProductsViscosityaIntrinsic ViscosityAcetyl ContentButyryl ContentHydroxyl ContentPropionyl ContentSpecific GravityTgbMelting rangeData
Sheet
SDS
Poises
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-0.51.9 0.5 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.5 wt %-1.2 130 °C155-165 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-28 2 -13.5 wt %38 wt %1.3 wt %-1.2 130 °C171-184 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-381-2076 20 -13.5 wt %37 wt %1.8 wt %-1.2 141 °C195-205 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-500-519 5 -3 wt %51 wt %1 wt %-1.18 96 °C165-175 °C
Cellulose Acetate Butyrate - CAB-551-0.20.76 0.2 -2 wt %52 wt %1.8 wt %-1.16 101 °C130-140 °C
Cellulose Acetate Propionate - CAP-482-2076.5 20 -1.3 wt %-1.7 wt %48 wt %1.22 147 °C188-210 °C
Solus 2100 Performance Additive--0.08 2 wt %53 wt %1.6 wt %-1.20 75 °C-
Solus 2300 Performance Additive--0.095 19 wt %30 wt %1.6 wt %-1.22 ~110 °C-
a - Viscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).
b - Glass Transition Temperature
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