Carboxyl Terminated Polyester Resin

Delivery form: pale granules

Albester SilkyMatt™ 5590 is despatched from our Sant'Albano Stura - Italy production plant.

Technical Informations

Application Advice/Typical Applications

Albester SilkyMatt™ 5590 resin is designed for combination with ß-HAA in 93:7 ratio. By physical blending with coatings based on Albester SilkyMatt™ 5540 resin or Albester™ 5536 resin, matt finishing is achieved with excellent gloss consistency. The resulting coatings are suitable for GSB Florida 1 year and Qualicoat Class 1 approvals.

Starting Formula:

Albester SilkyMatt™ 5590                    604

ß-HAA                                                    46

Ti dioxide                                              286

Barium Sulphate                                    50

Flow Agent2                                           10

Benzoin                                                   4


266% active matter.

Baking Schedule:

10 minutes at 180°C (object temperature).

Shipping and Storage

Albester SilkyMatt™ 5590 resin should be stored in the original, unopened containers in a dry place at temperatures between 5 and 30°C. Exposure to direct sunlight should be avoided. Under these conditions, the shelf life of this product is  at least 1 (one) year 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

For further information regarding this product please refer to:

Specialty Resins, Synthomer
Phone: +39 (0) 172 658249
FAX: +39 (0) 172 658303


Character Value Unit
Acid value 46 - 52 mg KOH/g 
Colour (50% solution) 2 max Gardner 
Glass transition temper. (Tg) approx. 68 °C 
Other Properties  
Viscosity @200°C (ICI C&P) 3300 - 4300 m Pascal • s  

Available Documents

Technical datasheet

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