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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 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