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EBECRYL® 1608 is a diacrylate ester of bisphenol A epoxy resin diluted with 20% of oligotriacrylate (OTA 480)(1). This resin is characterized by its low odour, light colour, low irritancy and very fast cure response. Formulated UV/EB curable products containing EBECRYL® 1608 may be applied by lithographic, screen, gravure, direct or reverse roll, and curtain coating methods. EBECRYL® 1608 is recommended for use in: overprint varnishes, lithographic and screen inks and varnishes, coatings on wood, cardboard, chipboard, paper and rigid plastics, paper upgrading, and coatings where low residual odour is required.

  • Regions

    Asia except China; Australia & New Zealand; Europe, Middle East and Africa; Latin America; North America

  • Product Group

    Standard Epoxyacrylates

  • Market Applications

    Specialty Coatings; Industrial Wood; Packaging Coatings & Inks

  • Segment Applications

    Paint & Coatings

  • Chemistry

    Epoxy acrylates

  • Technology

    Radiation curable resins

  • Formulation Advantages

    Good compatibility

    Long potlife

  • Application Advantages

    Faster cycle time

    Long potlife

    Low temperature curing

    Lower energy consumption

    No or low flammability

    Suitable for lithography inks

    Suitable for over print varnishes (OPV)

  • Final Product Advantages

    Improved chemical resistance

    Improved hardness

    Low color for clearcoat

    High gloss potential

    Water resistance

  • Green Attributes

    Low/zero VOC

    Reducing energy consumption, lower carbon foot print

    Solvent free

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