Reversol 5247 is a short oil non-drying alkyd. It has a light colour, excellent colour and gloss retention, and excellent durability. Besides, this resin also exhibits excellent over-baking yellowing resistance.

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Technical Informations

Application Advice/Typical Applications

High bake enamels in combination with amino resins.. Clear and light coloured nitrocellulose lacquers for furniture coatings.

Shipping and Storage

To ensure maximum stability and optimum resin properties, resin should be stored in closed containers at temperature below 32 o 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 70 ± 1
Viscosity@ 25 GradC 40-90 60% NV, Stokes 
Colour 220 max Alpha 
Acid Value 8 max mg KOH/ gm solids 
Clarity Clear, free of particles  
Viscosity@ 25 GradC 380-600 70% NV, Stokes 
Specific Gravity @ 25 GradC 1.08  
Theoretical hydroxyl number (on solids) 150  
Volatile Content Xylene  
Composition (non-volatile) Coconut Oil 31
Composition (non-volatile) Phthalic Anhydride 46
Solubility Toluene / Xylene Soluble  
Solubility Butyl acetate / Ketones Soluble  
Solubility Butanol Soluble  
Solubility White Spirit Limited  
Compatibility Amino Resins Complete  
Compatibility Nitrocellulose Complete  
Compatibility Long Oil Alkyd None  
Compatibility Medium Oil Alkyd Limited  
Compatibility Short Oil Alkyd Complete  

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