PARALOID™ B Resins


The PARALOID™ B product line features solid and solvent-borne thermoplastic acrylic resins.


Uses:

  • Used in high-solids alkyds as a modifier and a pigment dispersant
  • Treated metal
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Brass
  • Treated aluminum
  • Concrete floors
  • Certain plastics
  • General-purpose coatings applications on various substrates, including plastics and treated metals
  • PVDF coil coatings
  • Unprimed, untreated metals
  • Coatings for bare and primed metals
  • Low VOC concrete sealers and paints
  • General metal applications
  • Maintenance coatings
  • Plastics coatings
  • Gravure inks (used as a letdown in combination with nitrocellulose)
  • Plexiglas acrylic
  • ABS
  • Polystyrene plastics
  • Lacquers for automotive plastics
  • Clear finishes for furniture plastics
  • Coatings for treated metal, copper, zinc, brass and treated aluminum
  • Clear coatings for concrete floors and driveways
  • Coatings for certain plastics
  • Sealers for masonry and concrete
  • Protective/decorative coatings for metal
  • Aerosols
  • Graphic arts and ink
  • Protective coatings for plastic
  • Traffic paint
  • General Industrial Finishes
  • Plastic Coatings
  • Aerols
  • Inks
  • Graphic Arts
  • Sealer for Concrete Surfaces
  • Coatings
  • Oil and varnish modifier
  • General product finishing
  • Topcoat in vacuum metallizing applications
  • Alkyds, oils, and varnishes
  • Art conservation and preservation
  • Clear coatings for wood
  • Applications not tolerant of strong solvents
  • Flexographic printing inks
  • Gravure plastic coatings
  • White and metallic aerosols
  • Other film-forming materials, such as vinyls, cellulosics, chlorinated rubbers, and silicones
  • Clear or pigmented coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Aerosol coatings
  • General product finishing
  • Alkyds and nitrocellulose coatings
  • Acrylic coatings
  • For conventional ball and sand mill grinding
  • For automotive refinishing

Advantages:

  • Effective with a broad range of high-solids alkyds
  • Increases the drying speed without increasing VOCs
  • Good pigment dispersant
  • Outstanding combination of hardness, flexibility, and adhesion
  • Permits a wide latitude in formulating in solvents
  • Resin is slightly softer and more flexible than PARALOID™ A-21 acrylic resin
  • Well suited for a variety of applications
  • Wide formulation latitude
  • Excellent balance of hardness, flexibility, and adhesion to various substrates
  • Good compatibility with other PARALOID™ resins for property adjustments
  • Supplied as a 40% solution, as well as a solid grade(PARALOID™ B-44)
  • Provides unique adhesion to unprimed, untreated metals
  • Excellent toughness, flexibility, and outdoor durability
  • Wide formulating latitude due to its solubility in a number of solvents
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Outstanding toughness, flexibility, and exterior durability
  • Excellent block resistance
  • Fast solvent release
  • Highly effective in air-dried and force-dried finishes
  • Supplied at 45% solids in toluene and as a solid grade (PARALOID™ 48N)
  • Low VOC
  • Broad resin compatibility
  • Wide solvent-use potential
  • Suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Fast tack-free time
  • Rapid hardness development
  • Very good dry and wet adhesion to a variety of plastics
  • Enables a wider latitude in formulating in solvents
  • Superior exterior durability, greater flexibility and resistance properties than PARALOID™ B-66
  • Clear coats exhibit
  • Excellent wear characteristics, moderate gasoline and oil resistance, and proven hot tire resistance
  • Fast solvent release
  • Outstanding toughness and durability
  • Good water resistance and salt spray resistance
  • Soluble in many different solvents
  • Excellent resin for a wide range of applications
  • Compatible with many different resins (see product literature for details)
  • Excellent general purpose resin which can be used in a variety of applications
  • Very fast solvent release
  • Excellent durability, toughness, adhesion, and resistance properties
  • Allows some formulation latitude
  • Eliminates the dissolving step necessary with the solid grade
  • Provides coatings with improved hardness, faster drying speed and excellent color and gloss retention
  • Improves hold out and brushing characteristics of coatings
  • Excellent water resistance
  • Highly effective pigment dispersant
  • Improved hardness
  • Faster drying speed
  • Better color and gloss retention
  • Improved hold out and brushing characteristics
  • Most water-resistant of all the PARALOID™ resins
  • Low reactivity with sensitive phosphorescent and luminescent pigments
  • Superior stability and durability
  • High tolerance for ethanol
  • Clear, coherent film formation
  • Excellent non-yellowing characteristics
  • Highly compatible with other film-forming materials
  • Can be applied by a variety of application methods and can be either air dried or force dried
  • Superior durability
  • Low reactivity with sensitive phosporescent and luminescent pigments
  • Low-cost
  • Excellent transparency, durability, flexibility, and resistance characteristics
  • Soft resin properties
  • Solid grade
  • Water-white color
  • Good durability
  • Equal or lower cost with superior performance properties when compared to similar technologies
  • Good retention of flexibility and chemical resistance properties
  • Highly effective pigment dispersion
  • Improves drying speed, gasoline resistance, and durability
  • Enhances gloss and hardness
  • Uniquely compatible with short and medium oil alkyds
  • Improves drying speed, gasoline resistance, and durability characteristics of alkyds
  • Excellent pigment dispersing properties
  • Significantly upgrades the gloss of other acrylic resins and film formers when used as the grinding medium

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