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Nynas Introduces Low-viscosity Naphthenic Oil for Anti-bacterial Silicone Sealants

Published on 2019-06-19. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Sealants    

naphthenic-oil-nynas By introducing NYFLEX® 2120B, a hydrotreated, very low viscosity naphthenic oil, Nynas is providing a process oil ideal for use as a printing ink distillate in heatset formulations, as well as a reliable and cost-efficient alternative to traditional silicone fluids.

Nynas NYFLEX® 2120B: Multi-characteristic Naphthenic Oil

NYFLEX® 2120B is a hydrocarbon fluid characterized by:

  • High solvent power
  • Excellent fluidity
  • Unique naphthenic characteristics
  • High purity
  • Low solubilisation temperatures
  • Certified with Blue Angel environmental standard

High-quality Alternative for Silicone Sealant Formulations

NYFLEX® 2120B has also been designed for use in silicone sealant formulations. As the media reports that a strong demand continues to outweigh the global supply of silicone - with the effect of driving up prices -silicone-based product and sealant producers are looking for an efficient and high-quality alternative.

"With a tight supply straining the market and causing difficulties for many silicone sealant producers, Nynas is providing the solution,"
adds Ghislain de Quatrebarbes."Its fluidity, solvency, and natural prevention of bacterial growth make NYFLEX® 2120B an alternative to traditional silicone fluids which formulators can count on to perform."

Consistent and Flexible Deliveries Around the Globe

Nynas is committed to providing consistent and flexible deliveries of specialty naphthenic oils worldwide, and NYFLEX® 2120B is available now in all regions, through their global supply and distribution network.

"This latest addition to our process oil portfolio represents a real innovation for the printing industry,"explains Ghislain de Quatrebarbes, Market Manager, Chemical Industry. "It is a significant improvement on the paraffinic distillates which are used currently, facilitating the production of low temperature process inks while maintaining a HSE profile that meets the highest standards."

Source: Nynas
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