Reversol 5236 is short oil alkyd modified with linoleic rich fatty acids. It exhibits good hardness, scratch resistance, very good gloss and pigment wetting properties. It also has good flexibility and durability.

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Technical Informations

Application Advice/Typical Applications

Clear and pigmented acid catalyzed wood finishes Clear and pigmented nitrocellulose paints General stoving enamels

Shipping and Storage

To ensure maximum stability and optimum resin properties, resin should be stored in closed containers at temperature below 32 °C and away from heat sources and sunlight. All storage should conform to local fire and building codes. Drums should be stored away from all sources of flame or combustion. When properly stored, resin will remain stable for 6 months from the date of delivery.

Product Security/Health and Safety

Before handling, please read the Safety Data Sheet of this product for advice on safety, use and disposal.

Effluents and Pollution Control

Before handling, please read the Safety Data Sheet of this product for advice on safety, use and disposal.

For further information regarding this product please refer to:

Synthomer Limited , Head Office
Phone: +44 (0)1279 436 211
FAX: +44 (0)1279 444 025


Character Value Unit
Non-Volatile Content 60 ± 1
Viscosity@ 25 GradC Z5-Z7 Gardner-Holdt 
Colour 6 max Gardner 
Acid Value 9 max mg KOH/ gm solids 
Clarity Clear, free of particles  
Specific Gravity @ 25 GradC 1.03  
Theoretical hydroxyl number (on solids) 150  
Volatile Content Xylene  
Composition (non-volatile) Linoleic rich fatty acids 33
Composition (non-volatile) Phthalic Anhydride 36
Solubility Xylene Soluble  
Solubility Butanol Soluble  
Solubility Ethyl Acetate Limited  
Solubility White spirit None  
Compatibility Long Oil Alkyd None  
Compatibility Medium Oil Alkyd Limited  
Compatibility Short Oil Alkyd Complete  
Compatibility Urea Resin/Melamine Resin/Nitrocellulose Good  

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