Kristalex™ 5140 hydrocarbon resin is a high softening point, low molecular weight resin produced by copolymerization of pure aromatic monomers. It is designed primarily for use as a modifier resin in high performance adhesives and coating compositions. In these applications, its water-white color, heat stability, and resistance to oxidation and discoloration are used to advantage.</br></br></br> </br></br></br> In EVA-based hot melt adhesives, Kristalex 5140 has useful compatibility with EVA grades with 20%-40% vinyl acetate and is useful in formulating low-color adhesives with improved high temperature resistance. In styrenic block copolymer based adhesives, Kristalex 5140 preferentially associates with the styrenic endblocks, producing higher cohesion at temperatures up to 70°C without affecting tack and adhesion properties.
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