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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.
Regions Asia except China; Australia & New Zealand; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Greater China; Latin America; North America
Product Group Polyesters
Market Applications Packaging Coatings & Inks
Segment Applications Paint & Coatings
Chemistry Polyester acrylates
Technology Radiation curable resins
Formulation Advantages Good compatibility
Good pigment wetting properties
Long potlife
Application Advantages Faster cycle time
Long potlife
Low temperature curing
Lower energy consumption
No or low flammability
Final Product Advantages Improved flexibility
Direct to metal
Suitable for films/foils
Multi-substrate adhesion
Excellent adhesion
Good balance of properties
High gloss potential
Higher adhesion to plastics
Green Attributes Low/zero VOC
Reducing energy consumption, lower carbon foot print
Solvent free