SYLVALITE™ RE 85GB

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SYLVALITE™ RE 85GB rosin ester is an ester of stabilized Tall Oil Rosin. This light colored product has been formulated to provide excellent heat and aging stability. When compounded in Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) hot melt adhesives, it provides excellent color stability when compared with other tackifiers of its type.

FunctionsRheology Modifier, Tackifier

Chemical FamilyEsters, Rosins

Compatible Polymers & ResinsAcrylics, Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA), Synthetic Rubbers

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
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Features & Benefits

Product Highlights
  • Light color
  • Stable
  • Low volatility at elevated temperatures
  • Consistent performance
     

Applications & Uses

Adhesive & Sealant Type
Applications
  • Packaging
  • PSA tapes & labels
  • Non-woven
  • Flooring
  • Sealants
  • Coatings

Properties

Sales Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Softening Point83-87°CAQCM 003
Color (neat)max. 5GardnerAQCM 002
Acid Numbermax. 15mg KOH/gAQCM 001
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Softening Point84.0°CAQCM 003
Color (neat)3-GardnerAQCM 002
Acid Number11.0mg KOH/gAQCM 001
Glass Transition Temperature35.0°CAQCM 218
Viscosity Brookfield at 125°C2700.0cpsAQCM 004
Viscosity Brookfield at 150°C325.0cpsAQCM 004
Viscosity Brookfield at 177°C80.0cpsAQCM 004

Technical Details & Test Data

Compatibility

SYLVALITE RE 85GB rosin ester is compatible with:

  • Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
  • Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA)
  • Styrene-Isoprene-Styrene (SIS)
  • Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS)
  • SB rubber
  • Natural rubber
  • Acrylic polymers
Solubility

SYLVALITE RE 85GB rosin ester is soluble in:

  • Aromatics and aliphatic hydrocarbon solvents, like hexane and toluene
  • Esters and ketones, such as ethyl acetate and acetone
  • Chlorinated solvents
  • Long chain alcohols, such as butanol and pentanol

Packaging & Availability

Packaging

SYLVALITE RE 85GB rosin ester is available in flaked form in multi-wall bags, 50 Ib. net.

Storage & Handling

Storage Recommendation

It is recommended that SYLVALITE RE 85GB rosin ester be stored and transported dry and below 20°C / 70°F. To prevent remassing, keep away from direct sun light or other sources of heat. Product stored or transported at higher temperatures should be evaluated for impact on performance before use. Due to its low Tg, do not stack pallets on top of each other during storage. Mild remassing or compaction of the product that is readily broken apart is not considered a basis for rejection of the flaked product.