Formulation-friendly additives that optimise performance

Key features:
  • Speciality portfolio of additives, dispersants, fluorosurfactants, opacifiers, and thickeners
  • Optimise formulation costs and deliver performance properties
  • Trusted by the world’s top brand names.

Many of the world’s top brands rely on our Synthomer speciality portfolio. This range of additives, dispersants, fluorosurfactants, opacifiers, and thickeners delivers the performance properties manufacturers need to optimise formulation costs.

They are trusted in the manufacture of everyday products such as home and personal care, architectural and industrial coatings, adhesives, inks, and advanced materials such as electronics, packaging, and pharmaceuticals.

Our LYTRONTM brand of hollow-sphere pigment (HSP) opacifiers is used in liquid soaps, shampoos and cosmetics. PolyFoxTM are US-EPA approved fluorosurfactants used in coatings, inks, paints and polishes; ROHAGITTM brand products are used to prevent and counter microbial attack with UV-stable thickeners and dispersants.

TradenameChemistryDescription
Pentalyn ™ 380-M ResinRosin Resin

Pentalyn™ 380-M resin is a phenol free maleic modified gum rosin ester, which offers very low viscosity and high solubility in mineral oils. It exhibits low structured visco-elastic properties.

Pentalyn™ 380-M offers very fast anchorage, which makes it ideal for lithograph or offset Inks in Quick-Set systems or as a modifying resin in Heat-Set, Flushing, low odor varnishes and overprint varnishes.


  • High solubility
  • Low odor
  • Low structured visco-elastic properties
  • Low viscosity

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