Clean, safe and widely serviceable

Our range of AERAFINTM polymers combine excellent peel strength, processability, low odour and colour.  These polymers enable you to formulate hot melt adhesives with a broad operating window, and compatibility with advanced HMA applicators. They can also spray at lower temperatures on a broad range of substrates.

AERAFINTM polyolefin polymers are compatible with many tackifying resins, which opens up many formulation options. Higher polymer loading, lower tackifier loading, excellent thermal stability and compatibility with hydrocarbon resins make them even more versatile.

In addition, our new REGALITETM UltraPure hydrocarbon tackifying resins deliver on demand for clean and safe chemicals, being low odour, low VOC and low in trace chemicals without sacrificing performance.  These are made from mixed aromatic and aliphatic resins that are hydrogenated to produce a wide range of materials with low colour, high stability and broad compatibility.

TradenameChemistryDescription
Abalyn™ D-E Methyl Ester of RosinRosin Resin

Abalyn™ D-E methyl ester of gum rosin, is an amber-colored, near-neutral, tacky, viscous liquid. It is resinous in nature with clarity and high refractive index, low vapor pressure, high boiling point, and good thermal stability. It has excellent surface-wetting properties. These physical properties, plus its wide compatibility, make it useful in a variety of applications, including lacquers, inks, paper coatings, varnishes, adhesives, sealing compounds, plastics and wood preservatives. To assure minimum odor of products in which it is used, it is given a special steam sparging treatment.

  • Alcohol-soluble
  • Excellent perfume fixative
  • Excellent surface wetting and adhesion properties
  • Excellent wood preservative
  • Insoluble in water
  • Liquid tackifier and plasticizer resin for a wide variety of raw materials and polymers

Abitol™ E Hydroabietyl AlcoholRosin Resin

Abitol™ E resin hydroabietyl alcohol is a colorless, tacky, balsamic resin. Its tackiness and extremely pale color, combined with its solubility in common organic solvents and compatibility with resins, film-formers, and oils, have led to its use as a resinous plasticizer and/or tackifier in plastics, lacquers, inks and adhesives. Chemically, Abitol E resin is a high molecular weight, primary, monohydric alcohol derived from rosin acids that have been hydrogenated to reduce unsaturation. Abitol E resin undergoes the general types of chemical reaction common to most primary alcohols.

  • Alcohol-soluble
  • High refractive index
  • High viscous tackifier resin with excellent ageing characteristics
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Reactive functionality
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range

Dresinate 91-44WL Rosin SoapRosin ResinDresinate™ 91-44WL rosin soap is a fluid, high solids, aqueous solution of potassium soap of tall oil rosin. It is designed primarily for applications that require soap solutions of as low a water content as practical and of viscosity low enough that it is possible to pump the soap at practical temperatures. It is used as an emulsifier ingredient in solvent cleaners and soluble oils for metal cleaning. Dresinate™ 91-44WL  provides highly stable emulsions over a wide range of water hardness when used in combination with petroleum sulfonates in soluble oil formulations.
  • Dilutible with water and aqueous solutions of alcohols and glycols
  • Provides highly stable emulsions
Dresinate™ 91 Rosin SoapRosin ResinDresinate™ 91 rosin soap is a fluid, high solids, aqueous solution of potassium soap of tall oil rosin. It is designed primarily for applications that require soap solutions of as low a water content as practical and of viscosity low enough that it is possible to pump the soap at practical temperatures. It is used as an emulsifier ingredient in solvent cleaners and soluble oils for metal cleaning. Dresinate™ 91 provides highly stable emulsions over a wide range of water hardness when used in combination with petroleum sulfonates in soluble oil formulations.
  • Dilutible with water and aqueous solutions of alcohols and glycols
  • Provides highly stable emulsions
Dymerex™ Polymerized RosinRosin Resin

Dymerex™ modified gum rosin is a pale, acidic, thermoplastic, high softening point resin. It is composed predominately of dimeric acids derived from rosin with lesser amounts of monomeric resin acids and neutral materials of rosin origin. Dymerex™ modified resin has high resistance to oxidation and does not crystallize from solutions or from solid compositions. It is compatible with many natural and synthetic film formers and rubbers. Being an acidic resin, it reacts readily with polyalcohols or hydrated lime to yield high melting derivatives.

  • Alcohol-soluble
  • Non-crystalline
  • Resistant to oxidation
  • Thermoplastic rosin acid
  • Very high softening point

EMULTEX™ 5548VAEMULTEX 5548 is a polyvinyl alcohol stabilised vinyl acetate homopolymer dispersion.
EMULTEX™ CT 100HVACT 100H is a readied for use and filled Vinyl Acetate homopolymer stabilised with specialty polyvinyl alcohol. It has good surface roughness coverage and yet good initial adhesion on paper and wood substrate.
EMULTEX™ CT 201VAEMULTEX CT 201 is a readied for use and filled Vinyl Acetate homopolymer stabilised with specialty polyvinyl alcohol. It has good surface roughness coverage and yet good initial adhesion on paper and wood substrate.
EMULTEX™ CT 302VA

CT 302 is a plasticized Vinyl Acetate polymer. It possesses excellent wet tack and good bonding to paper/veneer and board.

CT 302 is designed specially for general paper/veneer lamination application. It can be diluted with water from 10% to 30%.

CT 302 can be applied both manually and by machine. Recommended coating weight is about 150 to 250gsm.

EMULTEX™ CT 400HVA

CT 400H is a readied for use and filled Vinyl Acetate homopolymer stabilised with specialty polyvinyl alcohol. It has good surface roughness coverage and yet good initial adhesion on paper and wood substrate.

EMULTEX™ CT 9212VA

CT 9212 is a readied for use compounded and filled Vinyl Acetate homopolymer stabilised with specialty polyvinyl alcohol. It has good surface roughness coverage and yet good initial adhesion on paper and wood substrate.

EMULTEX™ KR37VAEMULTEX KR37 is a vinyl acetate homopolymer stabilised with polyvinyl alcohol and surfactants. It has a good wet tack and can be used as supplied or compounded depending on the adhesive applications.
Foral™ 105-E Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin Resin

Foral™ 105-E ester of hydrogenated rosin is a pale, thermoplastic ester resin derived from pentaerythritol and a highly stabilized rosin. Like Foral 85-E ester of hydrogenated rosin, which is produced from the same unique oxidation-resistant rosin, Foral 105-E offers advantages as the tackifier or modifier resin in various adhesives and coating compositions. In these applications, both resins exhibit resistance to oxidation and to discoloration caused by heat and aging. Foral 105-E has a substantially higher softening point and is therefore indicated where a harder resin is desired. It is also used in UV cured acrylics to improve adhesion to low surface energy substrates when high tack is not needed.

  • Compatible with UV acrylic adhesives
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • High softening point
  • Improved adhesion to low surface energy substrates
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range

Foral™ 85-E Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinForal™ 85-E ester of hydrogenated gum rosin is a very pale, thermoplastic ester resin derived from glycerol and a highly stabilized rosin that has outstanding resistance to oxidation, and to discoloration caused by heat and aging.
Foral 85-E can be used as a tackifier resin in various types of adhesives, and in protective and barrier-type coatings that require a high degree of color retention and oxidation resistance. It is also used in UV cured acrylics to improve adhesion to low surface energy substrates.
  • Compatible with UV acrylic adhesives
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation and discoloration
  • Exceptional cutaneous tolerance
  • Improved adhesion to low surface energy substrates
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Foral™ AX-E Fully Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinForal™ AX-E fully hydrogenated gum rosin is a thermoplastic, acidic resin produced by hydrogenating rosin to an exceptionally high degree. It is the palest, most highly stabilized rosin commercially available from Synthomer. Compared with Staybelite™ resin-E partially hydrogenated rosin, a hydrogenated rosin long established and widely used for its pale color and high oxidation resistance, Foral AX-E has better initial color and color retention, and even greater resistance to oxidation.
It is especially indicated as the tackifier and resin modifier in solvent adhesives and hot-melt applied coatings and adhesives that must excel in these properties. It is also used in UV cured acrylics to improve adhesion to low surface energy substrates.
  • Alcohol-soluble
  • Compatible with UV acrylic adhesives
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • High acid number
  • Improved adhesion to low surface energy substrates
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Very light color
Foralyn™ 110 Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinForalyn™ 110 ester of hydrogenated gum rosin is the pentaerythritol ester of hydrogenated rosin.

This resin combines the feature of light initial color and good color retention with the advantages of excellent long-term retention of adhesive properties and UV light stability offered by Staybelite™ and Foral™ esters of hydrogenated rosin.
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • High softening point
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Foralyn™ 5020-F Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinForalyn™ 5020-F Ester of Hydrogenated Gum Rosin, the methyl ester of hydrogenated rosin, is a light amber liquid resin. Being hydrogenated, it has marked resistance to aging. To assure minimum odor of products in which it is used, it is given a special steam-sparging treatment. Foralyn 5020-F is used as a resinous plasticizer or tackifier in finished products such as adhesives, inks, and lacquers.
  • Excellent fixative
  • Exceptional cutaneous tolerance
  • Liquid tackifier and plasticizer resin with excellent ageing characteristics
  • Low color
  • Low odor
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Foralyn™ 90 Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinForalyn™ 90 ester of hydrogenated rosin is the glycerol ester of hydrogenated rosin. This resin combines the feature of light initial color and good color retention with the advantages of excellent long-term retention of adhesive properties and UV light stability offered by Staybelite™ and Foral™ esters of hydrogenated rosin.
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Foralyn™ E Partially Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinForalyn™ E Partially Hydrogenated Gum Rosin is a light colored, thermoplastic, acidic resin made by partially hydrogenating rosin. Because of this treatment, Foralyn E is highly resistant to oxidation and discolouration, and to changes in solubility characteristics when it is exposed to air and sunlight. Thermoplastic properties of Foralyn™ E make it particularly valuable as a plasticizer, tackifier or processing aid for reclaimed, natural, and synthetic rubbers. Foralyn E is also suggested for the preparation of synthetic resins, pigment coatings, soldering fluxes and caulking compounds.
  • Color stability
  • Exceptionally light color
  • High acid number
  • Resistant to oxidation
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Metalyn™ 200 Methyl Ester of RosinRosin ResinMetalyn™ 200 methyl ester of gum rosin, a resinous plasticizer derived from rosin, is an amber-colored, tacky, viscous liquid. These physical properties, together with its wide compatibility, make it useful in a variety of applications, including lacquers, inks, adhesives, plastics, paper coatings and varnishes.
  • Alcohol-soluble
  • Compatible and miscible with a wide variety of materials
  • Excellent surface wetting and adhesion properties
  • Liquid plasticizer and tackifier
  • Low vapor pressure
Pentalyn™ H-E Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinPentalyn™ H-E ester of hydrogenated gum rosin is a medium hard, pale, thermoplastic resin designed primarily as a tackifying resin for various types of polymer and elastomer-based adhesives. It is a pentaerythritol ester of a rosin that has been stabilized by hydrogenation. In adhesive formulations, it contributes improved resistance to oxidation, greater heat stability, better retention of color, and greater retention of tack-imparting properties than ordinary rosin ester resins.
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • High softening point
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
PERMALYN™ 506-M Synthetic ResinRosin Resin

PERMALYN™ 506-M is a pale, medium-hard, thermoplastic glycerol ester of rosin. It is produced by means of a steam stripping process that yields a low-odor resin. These and other outstanding properties make it particularly useful in Hot Melt adhesives, solvent borne adhesives and wax modification.

  • Low acidity and low odor
  • Medium softening point
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range.
  • Provides high tack
Permalyn™ 5095 Synthetic ResinRosin ResinPermalyn™ 5095 synthetic resin, a pale, thermoplastic resin, is the glycerol ester of gum rosin.

It is produced by a special process that yields a low-odor, low-acid-number resin that is suggested for use as a modifier for film-formers, elastomers, and waxes in various adhesives and protective coatings where pale color and minimal odor are required.
  • Low odor
  • Medium softening point
  • Resistant to thermal degradation
  • Thermoplastic resin
  • Very good color stability
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Permalyn™ 5110 Synthetic ResinRosin ResinPermalyn™ 5110 synthetic resin is a pentaerythritol ester of gum rosin. It has been designed for adhesive applications that require light initial color and good color stability. Permalyn 5110 is used as a resin modifier in elastomers, waxes, film-formers, and various adhesive and protective coating applications.
  • High softening point
  • Low odor
  • Resistant to thermal degradation
  • Thermoplastic resin
  • Very good color stability
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Permalyn™ 6110 Synthetic ResinRosin ResinPermalyn™ 6110 synthetic resin, a very pale, hard, thermoplastic resin, is a pentaerythritol ester of gum rosin. It is produced by a special process that yields a low-odor, light-colored, very stable product. Permalyn 6110 is used as a resin modifier in elastomers, waxes, film-formers, and various adhesive and protective coating applications.
  • High softening point
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Resistant to thermal degradation
  • Thermoplastic resin
  • Very good color stability
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Permalyn™ 6110-M Synthetic ResinRosin ResinPERMALYN™ 6110-M is a high softening point, light color pentaerythritol ester of gum rosin produced by means of special production process that yields a high oxidation resistant, low color, low acid number and low odor resin primarily designed to be used as modifier in Hot Melt adhesives, pressure sensitive adhesives, tapes and labels, solvent borne adhesives, and wax modification. This resin has wide compatibility and provides high tack.
  • Color retention
  • High oxidation resistance
  • High softening point
  • Light color
  • Minimal odor
PERMALYN™ 8120 Rosin EsterRosin ResinPERMALYN™ 8120 is a pentaerythritol ester of gum rosin which has been chemically modified to have a ring and ball softening point near 120°C. PERMALYN™ 8120 has lower color, better color stability higher heat stability, and higher softening point than typical pentaerythritol rosin esters. It is potentially useful in hot melt adhesive and ink applications where a high softening point is desirable and especially in packaging hot melt adhesives where color and viscosity stability at application temperatures are critical.
  • Excellent heat stability
  • High softening point
  • Low color
  • Superior adhesion
  • High oxidation resistance
Piccotac™ 1020-E Hydrocarbon ResinAliphatic Hydrocarbon ResinPiccotac™ 1020-E hydrocarbon resin is a liquid, low molecular weight hydrocarbon resin based on aliphatic monomers of petroleum origin. Piccotac™ 1020-E is pale in color, has good heat and light stability and contributes an excellent balance of tack and adhesive properties to systems blended with elastomers. Piccotac™ 1020-E is designed primarily for use in pressure sensitive and hot melt adhesives. It is stabilized with antioxidant.
  • Aliphatic liquid resin used to increase tack and reduce viscosity
  • Excellent adhesion in adhesives with styrene-isoprene-styrene (SIS) block copolymers
Piccotac™ 1095-N Hydrocarbon ResinAliphatic Hydrocarbon ResinPiccotac™ 1095-N hydrocarbon tackifier resin is a narrow molecular weight distribution, aliphatic C5 tackifier designed for the adhesives industry. It has light color, low odor, and excellent thermal stability. It is compatible with SIS block copolymers, natural rubber, polyisoprene, butyl rubber, EVA, EnBA, mPE, mPP and APO elastomers. Piccotac™ 1095-N is stabilized by addition of antioxidant.
  • Aliphatic low molecular weight resin
  • Excellent adhesion to styrene-isoprene-styrene (SIS) block copolymers
  • Excellent color and color stability
  • Excellent peel and tack properties
Piccotac™ 1100-E Hydrocarbon ResinAliphatic Hydrocarbon ResinPiccotac™ 1100-E hydrocarbon resin is a low molecular weight, aliphatic hydrocarbon resin, derived mainly from dienes and other reactive monomers. It is characterized by its light color, excellent balance of tack and of adhesive and cohesive properties, heat resistance, and wide compatibility. Piccotac™ 1100-E is designed as a tackifier for various adhesive and hot melt compositions, particularly pressure-sensitive systems that require high cohesive and quick-stick properties. Piccotac™ 1100-E is stabilized by addition of antioxidant.
  • Aliphatic C5 resin
  • Excellent adhesion in formulations with Natural Rubber
  • Excellent color and color stability
  • Excellent peel and tack properties
  • Good adhesion in formulations with styrene-isoprene-styrene (SIS) block copolymers
Piccotac™ 7590-N Hydrocarbon ResinAliphatic Hydrocarbon ResinPiccotac™ 7590-N hydrocarbon resin is an aromatic-modified, aliphatic hydrocarbon resin developed for the adhesives industry. Its specific degree of modification provides Piccotac™ 7590-N with an excellent compatibility with styrene-based thermoplastic elastomers, and in particular SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene and SEBS (styrene-ethylene/butylene-styrene) block copolymers. It is also compatible with APAO (amorphous poly-alpha-olefins), metallocene-catalyzed polyolefins, SBR, EVA, and many polar elastomers. Due to its low odor and very good thermostability, Piccotac™ 7590-N is suggested as tackifying resin for high quality hot melt and hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives. Piccotac™ 7590-N is stabilized by addition of antioxidant.
  • Allows lower than usual hot melt coating temperatures
  • Excellent compatibility and performance in SBS and SEBS block copolymer HMPSA systems
  • Excellent compatibility with natural rubber, SBR and polyolefins
  • Good balance of peel and shear properties
  • Light color, low odor
  • Low softening point, good low temperature properties
Piccotac™ 9095-E Hydrocarbon ResinAliphatic Hydrocarbon ResinPiccotac™ 9095-E hydrocarbon resin is a low molecular weight, slightly aromatic-modified aliphatic C5 tackifier designed for the adhesives industry. This light colored resin is compatible with styrenic block copolymers, EVA, and many polar elastomers.

It is widely used with other tackifier resins, such as rosin esters and C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers to improve performance. It is primarily used in hot melt adhesives and pressure sensitive adhesives. Piccotac™ 9095-E is stabilized by the addition of antioxidant.
  • Aliphatic resin with a low level of aromatic-modification
  • Excellent adhesion to styrene-isoprene-styrene (SIS) block copolymers
  • Excellent balance of peel and shear
  • Excellent compatibility with EVA, APO and metallocene polymers for packaging adhesives
  • Excellent peel and tack properties
  • Light color, low odor
Picco™ A-10 Hydrocarbon ResinAromatic Hydrocarbon ResinPicco™ A-10 hydrocarbon resin is a low molecular weight, resinous plasticizer derived largely from aromatic petroleum feedstock. It is characterized by its chemical inertness, excellent resistance to salts, acids, alkalis, water and brines, and its solubility in a wide variety of hydrocarbon solvents. Picco A-10 is indicated for use as a binder in lithographic (cold set) inks and as plasticizer, softener and tackifier for other resins and elastomers used in rubber compounding and various adhesive systems.
  • Excellent pigment wetting
  • Excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture
  • Liquid plasticizer and tackifier
  • Non-reactive
  • Soluble in a wide variety of hydrocarbon solvents
Picco™ A-100 Hydrocarbon ResinAromatic Hydrocarbon ResinPicco™ A-100 hydrocarbon resin, with its low softening point and molecular weight has a high level of compatibility in various polymers. It has excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture, good resistance to oxygen, and is extremely water repellent. In addition, it provides excellent solvent release, tack and tack retention, excellent pigment wetting, and can be used with both reinforcing and non-reinforcing fillers. Picco A-100 is a viscous fluid at rubber-milling temperatures, and aids compounding by reducing viscosity and by adding tack while on the rolls. These advantages, combined with improvement in mold flow during cure, are obtained without lowering the cured hardness of the finished product. In styrenic block copolymer-based adhesives Picco A-100 preferentially associates with the styrenic end blocks, producing higher room-temperature cohesion without affecting tack and adhesion properties. Picco A-100 is also utilized frequently in EVA-based woodworking adhesives.
  • Excellent pigment wetting
  • Excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture
  • Non-reactive
  • Thermoplastic
Picco™ A-120 Hydrocarbon ResinAromatic Hydrocarbon ResinPicco™ A-120 hydrocarbon resin is a low molecular weight, amber colored thermoplastic resin produced from petroleum-derived monomers that is polymerized under conditions that control its softening point within a narrow range. Being non-polar, it is characterized by its excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture and is extremely water repellent. It shows good color stability and, when formulated with elastomers, a good balance of flex, tear, tack and adhesion properties. In addition, Picco A-120 has excellent solvent release, tack and tack retention, wide solubility and compatibility, good resistance to oxygen and UV light, provides excellent pigment wetting and can be used with both reinforcing and non-reinforcing fillers. Picco A-120 is a viscous fluid at rubber-milling temperatures, and aids compounding by reducing viscosity and by adding tack while on the rolls. These advantages, combined with improvement in mold flow during cure, are obtained without lowering the cured hardness of the finished product. This resin is particularly indicated as a processing and reinforcing agent in rubber compounds and as a binder in protective coatings. In styrenic block copolymer-based adhesives Picco A-120 preferentially associates with the styrenic end blocks, producing higher cohesion at temperatures up to 70°C without affecting tack and adhesion properties. Picco A-120 is also utilized frequently in EVA-based woodworking adhesives.
  • Excellent pigment wetting
  • Excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture
  • Non-reactive
  • Reinforcing resin for styrene block copolymers
  • Thermoplastic
Picco™ A-140 Hydrocarbon ResinAromatic Hydrocarbon ResinPicco™ A-140 Hydrocarbon Resin is a low molecular weight, amber colored thermoplastic resin produced from petroleum-derived monomers that is polymerized under conditions that control its softening point within a narrow range. It is characterized by its excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture. It shows good color stability and, when formulated with elastomers, a good balance of flex, tear, tack and adhesion properties. In styrenic block copolymer-based adhesives Picco A-140 preferentially associates with the styrenic end blocks, producing higher cohesion at temperatures up to 70°C without affecting tack and adhesion properties. Picco A-140 is particularly indicated as a processing and reinforcing agent in rubber compounds and as binder in protective coatings. It is also utilized in EVA-based woodworking adhesives.
  • Excellent pigment wetting
  • Excellent resistance to acids, alkalis and moisture
  • Excellent water repellant
  • Non-reactive
  • Reinforcing resin for styrene block copolymers
  • Thermoplastic
Picco™ AR-100 Hydrocarbon ResinAromatic Hydrocarbon ResinPicco™ AR-100 Hydrocarbon Resin is a low molecular weight, modified aromatic hydrocarbon resin. This resin has good solubility in aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons and is compatible with a wide variety of thermoplastic and elastomeric polymers. It is utilized frequently in EVA-based woodworking adhesives and finds widespread use in pressure sensitive adhesives, particularly in systems containing natural rubber or styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR). It offers an excellent balance of tack, adhesion and cohesive properties to pressure sensitive systems. In styrenic block copolymer-based adhesives Picco AR-100 preferentially associates with the styrenic end blocks, producing higher room-temperature cohesion without affecting tack and adhesion properties.
  • Broad compatibility and solubility
  • Non-reactive
  • Reinforcing tackifier resin for many polymers used in the adhesive industry
Picco™ AR-85 Hydrocarbon ResinAromatic Hydrocarbon ResinPicco™ AR-85 hydrocarbon resin is a low molecular weight, modified aromatic hydrocarbon resin. This resin has good solubility in aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons and is compatible with a wide variety of thermoplastic and elastomeric polymers. Picco AR-85 is utilized in EVA-based woodworking adhesives. In addition, it is widely used in pressure sensitive adhesives, particularly in systems containing natural rubber or SBR. It offers an excellent balance of tack, adhesion and cohesive properties. In styrenic block copolymer-based adhesives Picco AR-85 preferentially associates the styrenic end blocks, producing lower melt viscosity while maintaining room-temperature cohesion without affecting tack and adhesion properties.
  • Broad compatibility and solubility
  • Non-reactive
  • Reinforcing tackifier resin for many polymers used in the adhesive industry
Poly-Pale™ Partially Dimerized RosinRosin ResinPoly-Pale™ resin is a pale, partially polymerized (dimerized) gum rosin. Compared with pale grades of regular wood, gum, or tall oil rosins, it has a higher softening point, higher viscosity (molten and in solution), much greater resistance to oxidation, and complete freedom from crystallizing when in solid form or in solution. Its many uses include the preparation of varnishes, driers, synthetic resins, ink vehicles, floor tile, rubber compounds, solder fluxes, and various adhesives and protective coatings.
  • Alcohol-soluble
  • High softening point
  • Non-crystalline
  • Resistant to oxidation
  • Thermoplastic rosin acid
Regalflex™ E1016 Amorphous PolyolefinAmorphous PolyolefinRegalflex™ Amorphous Polyolefins (APOs) are characteristically saturated, low molecular weight, propylene-based olefin polymers. These products are inherently soft, tacky, and flexible with a broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins. Regalflex™ APOs are characterized by consistent quality, low odor, good heat stability, and low color. Regalflex™ E1016 is a copolymer of propylene and ethylene, having a melt viscosity of 1600 mPa·s at 190°C.
  • Broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and other tackifying resins
  • Broad temperature service range
  • Excellent thermal and UV stability
  • Excellent water and moisture resistance
  • Low color
  • Low odor
Regalflex™ M1014 Amorphous PolyolefinAmorphous PolyolefinRegalflex™ Amorphous Polyolefins (APOs) are characteristically saturated, low molecular weight, propylene-based olefin polymers. These products are inherently soft, tacky, and flexible, having a broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins. Regalflex™ APOs are characterized by consistent quality, low odor, good heat stability, and low color. Regalflex™ M1014 is a blend of propylene homopolymer and copolymers of propylene and ethylene. The resulting blend has a melt viscosity of 1,350 mPa·s at 190°C.
  • Broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins
  • Broad temperature service range
  • Excellent thermal and UV stability
  • Excellent water and moisture resistance
  • Low color
  • Low odor
Regalflex™ M1018 Amorphous PolyolefinAmorphous PolyolefinRegalflex™ Amorphous Polyolefins (APOs) are characteristically saturated, low molecular weight, propylene-based olefin polymers. These products are inherently soft, tacky, and flexible, having a broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins. Regalflex™ APOs are characterized by consistent quality, low odor, good heat stability, and low color. Regalflex™ M1018 is a blend of propylene homopolymer and copolymers of propylene and ethylene. The resulting blend has a melt viscosity of 1,800 mPa·s at 190°C.
  • Broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and tackifying resins
  • Broad temperature service range
  • Excellent thermal and UV stability
  • Excellent water and moisture resistance
  • Low color
  • Low odor
Regaltac™ C-115R ResinHydrogenated Hydrocarbon ResinRegaltac™ C-115R Resin is a tackifier resin with a softening point of 115°C and a molten Gardner color of 4.
  • Broad compatibility with numerous elastomers, polymers, and other tackifying resins
  • Consistent quality
  • Excellent heat stability
  • Low odor
Staybelite™ Ester 10-E Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinStaybelite™ ester 10-E ester of hydrogenated gum rosin is a pale, thermoplastic resin with the excellent resistance to oxidation and discoloration characteristic of ester resins derived from hydrogenated rosin. It is a glycerol ester of rosin that has been stabilized by hydrogenation and has found wide acceptance as a tackifying resin for many adhesive applications, particularly pressure-sensitive, hot melt and emulsion types. In general, it is useful where there is need for a pale, nonoxidizing, color-stable resin.
  • Easily emulsifiable
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Staybelite™ Ester 3-E Ester of Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinStaybelite™ ester 3-E ester of hydrogenated gum rosin is a pale, viscous, balsamic liquid with the resistance to oxidation and discoloration characteristic of the Staybelite series of resins. The tacky, highly adhesive resin can be readily emulsified, and serves as plasticizer for a wide range of film formers.

Staybelite ester 3-E is broadly compatible with many other components, and it has found wide acceptance in hot melt, pressure sensitive, and laminating adhesives. In general, it finds use where there is a need for a pale, non-oxidizing, color-stable, highly tacky liquid resin.
  • Good resistance to oxidation and discoloration
  • High viscous tackifier resin with excellent ageing characteristics
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Staybelite™ Ester 5-E ResinRosin ResinStaybelite™ ester 5-E resin is a pale, medium-hard, thermoplastic synthetic resin that has excellent resistance to oxidation, discoloration, and other properties affected by ageing. It is the glycerol ester of partially hydrogenated rosin specially processed to yield a low-odor, low-acid-number product. These and other outstanding properties make it particularly useful as a modifier of masticatory ingredients used in chewing gum bases.
  • Excellent chewing gum base
  • Excellent resistance to oxidation
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic hydrogenated resin
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Staybelite™ Resin-E Partially Hydrogenated RosinRosin ResinStaybelite™ resin-E partially hydrogenated rosin is a pale, thermoplastic, acidic resin made by partially hydrogenating rosin. Because of this treatment, Staybelite resin-E partially hydrogenated rosin is highly resistant to oxidation and discolouration, and to changes in solubility characteristics when it is exposed to air and sunlight.
  • Color stability
  • High acid number
  • Light color
  • Low odor
  • Resistant to oxidation
  • Wide solubility and compatibility range
Synthomer™ Ester Gum 8D ResinRosin ResinSynthomer™ Ester Gum 8D Resin, a pale, medium hard thermoplastic resin, is the glycerol ester of gum rosin. It is produced by a special process that yields a low-odor, low-acid-number product. In most countries Synthomer Ester Gum 8D Resin has clearance as a masticatory ingredient in chewing gum compositions.
  • Broad compatibility and solubility
  • Low acid number
  • Low odor and taste
  • Medium softening point
  • Thermoplastic resin
Synthomer™ Ester Gum 8L-M ResinRosin ResinSynthomer™ Ester Gum 8L-M Resin is a thermoplastic glycerol ester of gum rosin with very low color and acid number, especially designed to be used in the adhesive industry for the production of hot melt adhesives. The special production process used for this resin permits the production of a product with high oxidation resistance, excellent color retention and minimal odor.
  • Good color stability
  • Good oxidation resistance
  • Low color
  • Low odor
  • Low acidity
  • Medium softening point
Tacolyn™ 3100 Resin Ester DispersionTackifier DispersionTacolyn™ 3100 rosin ester dispersion is an aqueous, 55% solids, solvent-free, rosin ester dispersion prepared from the pentaerythritol ester of hydrogenated rosin. It is recommended as a tackifier for acrylic latex polymers used in label, tape, and construction applications including clear film label applications. Tacolyn™ 3100 is highly hydrogenated and promotes high temperature performance in waterborne PSAs.
  • Excellent thermal and UV stability
  • Good moisture resistance
  • Light color
  • Promotes high temperature performance
  • Resistance to acids and alkalies

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