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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ Cellulose Acetate Propionate (CAP-482-0.5)


Applications
  • Architectural coatings
  • Auto OEM
  • Auto refinish
  • Commerical printing inks
  • Consumer electronics
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Cosmetic ingredients - nails
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Gravure printing inks
  • Industrial electronics
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Inkjet printing inks
  • Inks
  • Leather coatings
  • Lighting
  • Metal coatings
  • Multi-layer film non food contact
  • Non-medical housings & hardware for elec
  • Overprint varnishes
  • Pack & carton coatings
  • Packaging coatings non food contact
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Packaging inks non food contact
  • Personal care ingredients
  • Photographic imaging film
  • Process additives
  • Protective & performance film
  • Protective coatings
  • Screen printing inks
  • Shrink film non food contact
  • Tac film
  • Truck/bus/RV
  • Water treatment industrial
  • Wood coatings

Product Description

Eastman Cellulose Acetate Propionate CAP-482-0.5 is a low-odor, free-flowing powder. It is especially adaptable for use in printing inks and clear overprint varnishes because of its wide solubility in ink solvents, compatibility with other resins used in printing inks, and high melting point. Films formed from Eastman CAP-482-0.5 have fast solvent release, excellent antiblocking properties, and grease resistance superior to that of other film-formers. Its solubility and hardness make CAP-482-0.5 an excellent resin for nail lacquer topcoats. It is often used in combination with Eastman CAP-482-20 to optimize the formulation viscosity. When CAP-482-0.5 is dissolved in appropriate solvents a clear, colorless solution is produced.

Eastman CAP-482-0.5 is based on cellulose, one of the most abundant natural renewable resources, from trees harvested from sustainably managed forests.

For applications that require food contact compliance, please refer to Eastman CAP-482-0.5, Food Contact.



Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Viscositya0.5 s
 1.53 poise
Acetyl Content1.5 wt %
Propionyl Content45 wt %
Hydroxyl Content2.6 wt %
Moisture Content3.0 max %
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)142 °C
Melting range188-210 °C
Specific Gravity 
     @ 25°C/25°C1.23
Acidity 
     as Acetic Acid0.02 wt %
Ash Content0.05 wt %
Refractive Index1.475 n(25°C/D)
Tukon Hardness23 Knoops
Wt/Vol 
     @ 20°C1.23 kg/L (10.2 lb/gal)
FormPowder

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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