VANCRYL® 68 is characterized by its solvent-free nature and is available in a solid flake form. Designed for the paints and coatings as well as the printing and packaging industries, this product is particularly suited for applications in packaging coatings and flexography inks, showcasing notable compatibility with acrylics.

Chemical Family: Acrylics & Acrylates, Styrene-Acrylic Copolymer

End Uses: Flexography Ink

Glass Transition Temperature (Tg): 80.0 - 80.0 °C

Features: High Gloss, High Pigment Loading

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Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions
Technologies

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features
Key Attributes
  • In coatings, VANCRYL 68 provides high gloss, scuff resistance, and hardness. VANCRYL 68 is compatible with most acrylic vehicles, and other vehicles such as maleic resins.
  • VANCRYL 68 is effective as a protective colloid in the production of styreneacrylic copolymer emulsions.
Performance Highlights
  • Outstanding pigment wetting
  • Excellent transfer
  • Good hold-out
  • Low foam
  • High gloss
  • Compatible with most vehicles

Applications & Uses

Compatible Polymers & Resins
Ink & Toner Type

Properties

Physical Form
Appearance
Solid flake
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acid Number165mgKOH/g
Colormax. 2Gardner
Molecular weight20000Mw
Non-Volatile Mattermin. 99.0%
Softening Point130°C
Glass Transition Temperature80°C
Viscosity (30% Solids Ammonium Salt Solution)2000cP
Viscosity (30% Solids Ethanol Solution)550cP
VOC Contentmax. 1.0wt%

Packaging & Availability

Country Availability
Regional Availability
  • Latin America
  • North America