Forming reliable connections

For wire and cable applications, we offer several products as raw materials. There are generally two types of telecommunications cables—copper wire and fibre optic. For both of these types we supply materials that serve as filling compounds, which space the conductors, and flooding compounds, which flood the armour layers within the cable. remain flexible at low temperatures.

Synthomer hydrophobic hydrocarbon compounds also provide waterproofing for the interior components of the cable, and can be injected hot during cable manufacture. They also ensure the cable remains flexible, even at low temperatures.

TradenameChemistryDescription
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™ 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™ 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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