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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Cellulose Acetate (CA-398-10)


Applications
  • Architectural coatings
  • Auto OEM
  • Auto refinish
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Compensation film
  • Compounders
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Consumer tape
  • Electronic chemicals
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Gravure printing inks
  • Multi-layer film non food contact
  • Pack & carton coatings
  • Packaging inks non food contact
  • Packaging tape
  • Paints & coatings
  • Paper coatings non-food grade
  • Process additives
  • Protective coatings
  • Water treatment industrial
  • Wood coatings

Product Description
Eastman Cellulose Acetate CA-398-10 is a low viscosity solution grade of cellulose acetate. It is used in a variety of coatings applications, pressure-sensitive tapes, and wood sealers. When dissolved in appropriate solvents selected for CA-398-10, a clear, colorless solution is produced.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Viscositya10 s
 38 poise
Acetyl Content39.8 wt %
Hydroxyl Content3.5 wt %
Moisture Content3.0 max %
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)185 °C
Melting range230-250 °C
Bulk Density 
     Poured320 kg/m3 (20 lb/ft3)
     Tapped400 kg/m3 (25 lb/ft3)
Specific Gravity1.31
Acidity 
     as Acetic Acid0.1 wt % max.
Ash Content<0.05 %
Refractive Index1.475
Dielectric Strength669 kv/cm (1.7 kv/mil)
Tukon Hardness26 Knoops
Combined Acetic Acid Content55.5 %
Wt/Vol1.31 kg/L (10.9 lb/gal)

aViscosity determined by ASTM Method D 1343. Results converted to poises (ASTM Method D 1343) using the solution density for Formula A as stated in ASTM Method D 817 (20% Cellulose ester, 72% acetone, 8% ethyl alcohol).



Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.


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