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Regalite™ UltraPure 1100

Regalite™ UltraPure 1100

Regalite™ UltraPure 1100 hydrocarbon resin is a low molecular weight fully hydrogenated water-white thermoplastic resin with low targeted volatiles after aging, low odor, and low, stable amount of substances of interest as a function of aging temperature. Regalite UltraPure 1100 hydrocarbon resin has improved color stability compared to the heritage grade with the same aromatic content and softening point. Like Regalite R1100 hydrocarbon resin, this resin has excellent compatibility in a wide range of polymers and is an excellent tackifier in hot melts requiring good color retention upon aging.
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Identification & Functionality


Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Improved resistance to heat and oxidation
  • Low odor
  • Low organic volatile content
  • Low trace chemicals
  • Water-white initial color

Applications & Uses



Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Cloud Point, MMAPc80.0°C-
Color, Gardnermax. 1-ASTM D 6166
Color, Hunterla bb 24 hours at 175°C0.5--
Color, Hunterla bb 5 cm path length0.3--
Density at 25°C0.99kg/dm3-
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)50.0°C-
Melt Viscosity, Brookfield Thermosel at 120°C25000.0cP-
Melt Viscosity, Brookfield Thermosel at 140°C2500.0cP-
Melt Viscosity, Brookfield Thermosel at 160°C500.0cp (mPa·s)-
Molecular Weight Mn600.0--
Molecular Weight Mw830.0--
Molecular Weight Mw1.4--
Molecular Weight Mz1200.0--
Odor Styrenemax. 0.05ppm-
Ring and Ball Softening Point100.0°CASTM D 6493

Technical Details & Test Data

Compatibility and Solubility

Soluble at all useful proportions in aliphatic, aromatic, and chlorinated hydrocarbons. Insoluble in alcohols and water. Compatible at all ratios, or in limited but practically useful proportions, with natural and synthetic rubbers, EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate) copolymers, APAO (amorphous poly-alpha-olefins), SIS (styrene-isoprene-styrene) block copolymers, SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) block copolymers SIBS (styrene-isoprene/butadiene-styrene) block copolymers, SEBS (styrene-ethylene/butylene- styrene) block copolymer, SEPS (styrene-ethylene/propylene-styrene) block copolymer, polyethylene, polypropylene polymers, PIB (polyisobutene), OBC (olefinic block copolymer), mPE (metallocene-catalyzed polyethylene) and TPE (thermoplastic elastomers).

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Information

Regalite™ UltraPure 1100 hydrocarbon resin is pastillated, packed in polyethylene bags of 20 kg net, and supplied on shrink-wrapped pallets of 50 bags (1000 kg) each, from Eastman’s facilities in the Netherlands and from warehouses located in Europe.

Storage & Handling


Due to the thermoplastic behavior, pastillated and flaked resins may fuse, block or lump. This can be accelerated under any of the following conditions: 1) above ambient temperature 2) prolonged storage 3) pressure, e.g. stacking pallets, or a combination of these conditions. This is particularly applicable for low softening point resin grades.

In order to maintain the flake or pastille shape, we therefore storing the material in a temperature-controlled area; be careful with stacking material or applying pressure and preventing prolonged storage.

It should be noted that lumping does not have a negative impact on the product specifications. Due to the nature of the product, claims regarding lumping cannot be accepted.

Resins are prone to gradual oxidation, some more so than others. This could result in darkening and/or it could have an adverse effect on the solubility of the resin in organic solvents or on its compatibility with polymers. Accordingly, it is recommended that strict control of inventory be observed at all times, taking care that the oldest material is used first.

Regalite™ UltraPure 1100 hydrocarbon resin material will remain within product specification limits, as mentioned in the sales specification sheet, for a period of at least twelve months after shipment from Eastman''s production facilities in the Netherlands, provided storage conditions outlined in this data sheet are observed. However, as we can neither anticipate the conditions under which the resin is processed nor the end use applications for which it is used, we recommend that the material be tested upon receipt.

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