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Technical Data Sheets

IMPRES-2042

Product Description

IMPRES-2042 is an acrylic copolymer emulsion for use in Water Based Inks

 

Key Features & Benefits

- Cost effective
- Letdown vehicle for Water Based Corrugated Inks
- Excellent printability
- Compatible with acidic & neutral pH pigments used in Water Based Inks                                                                              

- Compatible with other Water Based Resins

General Information

Physical Characteristics

Appearance

Translucent Liquid
Non-volatile
39 ±1%
Viscosity @30°C (Ford Cup B4)                                  
15 – 25 sec.
pH
2.0 – 4.0
Acid Value (on solids)
56
Density @25°C
1 ± 0.05 gm/cc
Tg
13°C
Freeze/Thaw stable
Yes

Applications

IMPRES-2042 is an acrylic copolymer emulsion of very low molecular weight developed for use in Water Based Inks. It is used as excellent let down medium for corrugated water based inks. It helps to improve block resistance properties in Inks. It is also effective as an alkali soluble thickened to enhance carry-up and transfer.

IMPRES-2042 is supplied in the acidic form and must be neutralized and diluted before subsequent use in ink formulations by using Monoethnolamine (MEA).

 

Safety Data

IMPRES-2042 is acidic in nature and harmful if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin and use protective clothing, hand gloves, goggles etc., while handling this material. In case of contact or splash on eyes, wash with copious amount of water and consult a Physician.

IMPRES-2042 is a water based system and non-flammable

Important

The above details have been compatible to the best of our knowledge and on the basis of thorough tests. As the method and conditions of use of our product are beyond our control, the company can accept no liability. We suggest that laboratory tests be made before use.