Piccotex 120 Hydrocarbon Resin

Applications

  • Adhesives/sealants-B&C
  • Bookbinding
  • Carpet construction
  • Case and carton closures
  • Casting wax
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Concrete
  • Film modification
  • Hygiene adhesives
  • Packaging tape
  • Polymer modification
  • Protective coatings
  • Roofing
  • Solvent borne packaging adhesives
  • Specialty tape
  • Textile

Key attributes

  • Excellent thermal stability
  • High softening point
  • Made from pure aromatic monomer
  • Water-white initial color

Product description

Piccotex™ 120 hydrocarbon resin is the highest softening point member of a series of highly stable, water-white, thermoplastic materials based on purified aromatic monomers. These resins have outstanding hot tack; heat sealability; resistance to discoloration; acid, alkali, and moisture resistance; and stability to elevated temperatures encountered in compounding. High initial and retained gloss, and improved application speeds on curtain coating and roll coating equipment. In EVA-based hot melt adhesives Piccotex 120 has useful compatibility with EVA grades with 18-40% vinyl acetate and is useful in formulating low-color adhesives with improved cohesion and high temperature resistance.</br></br></br></br> Piccotex 120 complies with some FDA regulations for applications involving direct contact with food. Compliance with a given regulation in a specific situation should be verified prior to use in a food contacting application.

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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