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Technical Data Sheet
Velate™ 375 Coalescent


Applications
  • Architectural coatings
  • Flooring
Key Attributes
  • Good coalescing efficiency
  • LVP-VOC
  • Low VOC
  • Low odor
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Non-yellowing
  • REACH compliant

Product Description
Velate™ 375 is a non-phthalate, low VOC coalescent for waterborne coatings applications. This product is a very good alternative to conventional coalescents for formulating paints with very low VOC content without sacrificing surface appearance and durability. Its combination of efficiency and extremely low volatility makes it useful as a plasticizer in other applications such as adhesives and caulks.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
General
Assay98.0 wt % min.
Boiling Point 
     @ 760 mm Hg>300 °C (>572 °F)
Color 
     Pt-Co150 max.
Density 
     @ 25°C9.6 lb/gal
Flash Point 
     COC197 °C
Freezing Point<16 °C (<61 °F)
OdorMild ester-like
Pour Point-40 °C
Refractive Index 
     @ 20°C1.535
Solubility 
     in Water0.40 %
     Water in1.37 %
Surface Tension 
     @ 25°C42.2 dynes/cm
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 25°C4 x 10-3 mm Hg
Viscosity 
     @ 25°C, sec-193 cps or mPa·s



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.


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