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.

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

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™ 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™ 670-M ResinRosin ResinPentalyn™ 670-M resin is a partially esterized fumaric adduct of rosin, designed mainly for application in rotogravure inks, with modified RS nitrocellulose.
  • Compatible with acrylic resins
  • Compatible with nitrocellulose
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™ 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™ 5110-C Synthetic ResinRosin ResinPermalyn™ 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.
  • High softening point
  • Low odor
  • Resistant to thermal degradation
  • 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 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.
  • Color retention
  • Excellent thermoplastic resin
  • 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
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
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™ 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

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