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New Monomer from Sartomer Improves Weatherability and Elongation in UV/EB-Curable Formulations

Published on 2010-10-22. Author : SpecialChem

EXTON, Pa. -- CD420 is a new UV/EB-curable monomer developed to fit a wide range of applications, including specialty coatings for metals and plastics, inkjet and screen inks, and adhesives. This monofunctional, aliphatic monomer is characterized by low viscosity and low surface tension, which make it a good diluent and substrate wetting agent.

In addition to adhesion promotion, CD420 improves elongation and demonstrates excellent weathering resistance. It is also an effective comonomer that can function as a performance enhancing supplement in formulations containing isobornyl acrylate (IBOA).

About Sartomer USA, LLC

Globally based in Exton. Pa., Sartomer USA, LLC is part of Total's chemical branch. Sartomer is the premier global supplier of specialty chemical additives for ultraviolet and electron beam (UV/EB), peroxide, and two-part epoxy/amine systems. For more than 50 years, Sartomer has pioneered the development of these advanced technologies, introducing hundreds of products that enhance performance in coatings, inks, adhesives, composites, and other demanding applications.

Sources: Sartomer


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