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Function: Tackifier
Chemical Family: Terpenes, Phenols & Phenolics
End Uses: Pressure Sensitive Adhesive, Hot Melt Adhesive
Compatible Polymers & Resins: Polyurethanes (PU), Acrylics, Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA), Ethylene Co-terpolymers
Labeling Claims: Bio-based
Features: Good Compatibility
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Technical Data Sheet
SYLVARES TP 2040 Technical Data Sheet
SYLVARES TP 2040 Technical Data Sheet
Technical Data Sheet
Safety Data Sheet
SYLVARES TP 2040 Safety Data Sheet
SYLVARES TP 2040 Safety Data Sheet
Safety Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

CASE Ingredients Functions

SYLVARES™ TP 2040 Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features
Product Highlights
  • Thermally stable
  • Broad compatibility
  • 61% biobased content

Applications & Uses


Physical Form
Insoluble in
Sales Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Softening Point115 - 121°CAQCM 003
Color (neat)max. 6GardnerAQCM 002
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Softening Point119.0°CAQCM 003
Color (neat)4.0GardnerAQCM 002
Glass Transition Temperature71.0°CAQCM 218
Viscosity Brookfield at 150°C3765.0cpsAQCM 004
Viscosity Brookfield at 177°C270.0cpsAQCM 004
Viscosity Brookfield at 190°C135.0cpsAQCM 004

Technical Details & Test Data


SYLVARES TP 2040 tackifier is compatible with:

  • EVA - some acrylics
  • some polyurethanes

SYLVARES™ TP 2040 tackifier is soluble in:

  • aromatic solvents like toluene
  • esters and ketones like ethylacetate and acetone
  • alcohols like ethanol, propanol, pentanol, butanol

SYLVARES TP 2040 tackifier is insoluble in:

  • aliphatic solvents like hexane

Packaging & Availability


SYLVARES TP 2040 tackifier is delivered as flakes in 50lb. paper bags.

Storage & Handling

Storage Recommendation

To preserve product quality, storage and transit dry and below 30°C / 86°F is recommended. 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.