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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Tetrashield™ MP2101

  • Food can coatings external coatings
  • Food can coatings internal
  • Packaging can coatings external-NFC
  • Packaging can coatings internal-NFC
  • Packaging coatings non food contact
  • Packaging component - food contact
  • Packaging components non food contact
Key Attributes
  • Chemical resistance
  • Hardness
  • High flexibility
  • Retort/blush resistance
  • Toughness

Product Description
Eastman Tetrashield™ protective resin MP2101 is a high-performance polyester resin suitable for BPA non-intent (BPA-NI) coatings for metal packaging. With improved retort resistance and broad chemical resistance, formulations featuring Eastman Tetrashield protective resin systems can achieve superior performance results in interior food contact metal packaging applications. Tetrashield MP2101 resin can also be used in ends, caps and closures, and general line cans to improve coating performance in these demanding applications as well as to formulate high solids coatings.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Bulk Density626.94 kg/m3 (39.14 lb/ft3)
Tg97 °C
Intrinsic Viscosity0.43 dL/g
Acid Number (mg KOH/g)3 mg KOH/g
Hydroxyl Number7 mg KOH/g
Molecular Weight16,800 PS Eq.

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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