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1,4-Cyclohexanedicarboxylic Acid High Purity (CHDA-HP)

Chemical synonyms: Cyclohexanedicarboxylic Acid


  • Automotive
  • Building materials
  • Coil coatings
  • Construction chemicals
  • Electronic connectors
  • Food flavors & food fragrances
  • Intermediates
  • Kitchen & bath
  • Metal coatings
  • Paints & coatings
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Process additives
  • Protective coatings
  • Truck/bus/RV
  • Wind energy

Key attributes

  • An excellent combination of hardness and flexibility in one monomer
  • Better gloss retention and yellowing resistance
  • Better hydrolytic stability
  • Excellent thermal stability for low resin color
  • High solubility in molten glycols
  • Improved corrosion, stain, chemical, and detergent resistance
  • Reduced “orange peel” in powder coatings

Product description

Eastman™ 1,4-CHDA-HP (1,4-cyclohexanedicarboxylic acid high purity) is a cycloaliphatic diacid offering many unique performance properties to 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. Its symmetrical, 1,4-substituted cycloaliphatic ring brings properties ideally suited for high-performance applications in automotive, transportation, industrial maintenance, aerospace, architectural, appliance, and general metal coatings, and gel coats. CHDA is a mixture of cis and trans isomers. It is supplied as white to off-white powder in various package sizes. Eastman also manufactures DMCD, which is the dimethyl ester of CHDA.</p>

Product availability

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If applicable, authorized distributors are in the regions listed below, with more details provided in the “Authorized distributors” section.

  • Asia Pacific

  • Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

  • North America

Authorized distributors

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