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1,4-Cyclohexanedicarboxylic Acid High Purity (CHDA-HP) 
CHDA is a cycloaliphatic diacid for use in polyester resins for coatings and fiberglass-reinforced plastics. It is also ideally suited improving performance of waterborne, high solids, powder coatings and coil coating applications. CHDA is supplied as white to off-white powder in various package sizes.


1,4-Cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM-D) 
Eastman CHDM-D is a symmetrical, high molecular weight cycloaliphatic glycol used to make saturated and unsaturated polyester resins. It has also found use as a glycol modifier for resins containing Eastman NPG™ glycol. Good chemical, stain, humidity, and corrosion resistance is achieved when using CHDM-D in polyester-melamine baking enamels for appliance, general metal, and automotive coatings.


1,4-Cyclohexanedimethanol (CHDM-D90) 
Eastman CHDM-D90 is a 90/10 weight % solution of CHDM-D in water. It is a liquid at room temperature for easier handling. This symmetrical, high molecular weight cycloaliphatic glycol is used to make saturated and unsaturated polyester resins. It is commonly used as a glycol modifier for resins containing Eastman NPG™ glycol. The 10 weight % water is removed during heating of the resin reaction mixture. Good chemical, stain, humidity, and corrosion resistance is achieved when using CHDM-D90 in polyester-melamine baking enamels for appliance, general metal, and automotive coatings. It delivers good hydrolytic stability to waterborne polyester resins.

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Dimethyl Terephthalate (DMT) 
DMT is a solid at room temperature and also available in bulk molten form. It is used with glycols to make polyester and in the synthesis of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for fiber, film, container plastics, or specialty plastics.


Dimethyl 1,4-Cyclohexanedicarboxylate (DMCD) 
Eastman™ DMCD is a low-melting, cycloaliphatic diester used for the synthesis of polyester resins, polyamides, alkyds, and plasticizers in a wide variety of coatings applications. It is also used in unsaturated polyester resin gel coats for fiberglass-reinforced plastics.

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Isophthalic Acid 
Eastman™ Isophthalic Acid is a high-melting, white powder that offers excellent performance characteristics to many types of high-quality industrial coatings and unsaturated polyester resins. PIA imparts excellent hardness, corrosion and stain resistance, thermal and hydrolytic stability, and low resin color.


Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) 
Eastman™ Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) is a high-melting, white powder. It is used in making polyester resins for high-quality industrial coatings or unsaturated polyesters for the fiberglass-reinforced plastics industry with excellent performance characteristics.


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