Layers of protection
Our co-extruded surface protective films (SPFs) can be used to protect a wide range of surfaces, particularly screens for electronic devices and appliances, as well as construction materials and other products that need protection.
SPFs consist of multiple layers – skin, core and adhesive. It’s the adhesive layer that enables SPFs to bond with the surface that needs protection, and a typical formulation includes styreneethylene-butylene-styrene copolymer (SEBS), hydrocarbon resin (HCR) and additives.
We also supply modifiers that can be used as HCR in the adhesive layer, to open up properties such as peeling strength improvement at a lower material cost.
|Abitol™ E Hydroabietyl Alcohol||Rosin 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.
|Dresinate 91-44WL Rosin Soap||Rosin Resin||Dresinate™ 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.|
|Dresinate™ 91 Rosin Soap||Rosin Resin||Dresinate™ 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.|
|Dymerex™ Polymerized Rosin||Rosin 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.
|Foral™ 105-E Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin 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.
|Foral™ 85-E Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Foral™ 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.
|Foral™ AX-E Fully Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Foral™ 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.
|Foralyn™ 110 Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Foralyn™ 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.
|Foralyn™ 5020-F Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Foralyn™ 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.|
|Foralyn™ E Partially Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Foralyn™ 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.|
|Metalyn™ 200 Methyl Ester of Rosin||Rosin Resin||Metalyn™ 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.|
|Pentalyn™ 670-M Resin||Rosin Resin||Pentalyn™ 670-M resin is a partially esterized fumaric adduct of rosin, designed mainly for application in rotogravure inks, with modified RS nitrocellulose.|
|Pentalyn™ H-E Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Pentalyn™ 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.|
|Permalyn™ 5095 Synthetic Resin||Rosin Resin||Permalyn™ 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.
|Permalyn™ 5110 Synthetic Resin||Rosin Resin||Permalyn™ 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.|
|Permalyn™ 5110-C Synthetic Resin||Rosin Resin||Permalyn™ 5110-C synthetic resin is the pentaerythritol ester of gum rosin. It is produced by a special process that yields a low odor, low acid number resin. It 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.|
|Permalyn™ 6110 Synthetic Resin||Rosin Resin||Permalyn™ 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.|
|Permalyn™ 6110-M Synthetic Resin||Rosin Resin||Permalyn™ 6110-M is a high softening point, light color thermoplastic resin; it is a pentaerythritol ester of gum rosin, specially developed to be used in the Adhesives Industry. The special manufacturing process of this resin allows getting a product, which is highly resistant to oxidation, color retention and has minimum odor.|
|Permalyn™ 8120 Rosin Ester||Rosin Resin||Permalyn™ 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.|
|Poly-Pale™ Partially Dimerized Rosin||Rosin Resin||Poly-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.|
|Staybelite™ Ester 10-E Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Staybelite™ 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.|
|Staybelite™ Ester 3-E Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Staybelite™ 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.
|Staybelite™ Resin-E Partially Hydrogenated Rosin||Rosin Resin||Staybelite™ 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.|