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EBECRYL® 438 is a reactive chlorinated polyester resin diluted 40% with the reactive diluent OTA-480. It exhibits good lithographic behavior and pigment wetting properties, and fast cure response in ultraviolet light (UV) curable coatings and inks. Films of EBECRYL® 438 cured by ultraviolet light (UV) display good adhesion to metals, plastics and paper.
EBECRYL® 438 is recommended for: wet lithographic inks for paper, plastics, and metals, promoting adhesion for coatings on metal, plastics and paper, overprint varnishes applied by lithography, and post-formable inks.
Asia except China; Australia & New Zealand; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Greater China; Latin America; North America
Packaging Coatings & Inks
Paint & Coatings
Radiation curable resins
Good pigment wetting properties
Faster cycle time
Low temperature curing
Lower energy consumption
No or low flammability
Final Product Advantages
Direct to metal
Suitable for films/foils
Good balance of properties
High gloss potential
Higher adhesion to plastics
Reducing energy consumption, lower carbon foot print