Piccolyte® A115

Piccolyte® A115 polyterpene resin is a pale, inert, low molecular weight, thermoplastic resin. Produced from high-purity alpha-pinene isolated from turpentine, it is characterized by its light color and color stability; high gloss and gloss promotability; acid, alkali, and water resistance; and wide compatibility and solubility. It is a superior tackifier for SBS and other thermoplastic block copolymer elastomers in adhesive systems.


Product Code: 4301

Product Name

Piccolyte® A115

Applications

  • Tackifier resin in pressure sensitive and hot melt adhesives
  • Gloss promoting agent in paints, varnishes, and coatings
  • Deterrent to moisture and corrosive effects of acids and alkalis in sealants, caulks, and rubbers
  • Wax modifier for investment castings
  • Modifier resin in rubber compounding

Benefits

  • Light color and color stability
  • High gloss
  • Acid, alkali, and water resistant
  • Excellent balance cohesive and adhesive properties
  • Heat & UV light stability
  • Low viscosity
  • Wide compatibility and solubility

General Sales Specifications

Softening Point, Ring & Ball, °C 112-118
Color, Gardner, 50% solids in toluene, max 5

Typical Properties

Bromine Number 31.5
Density at 25°C, lb/gal (kg/l) 8.08 (0.97)
Ash, % < 0.1
Flashpoint, Seta, °F (°C) > 347 (> 175)
Molecular weight 790

Packaging

Package Form Net Weight
Bag, multi-wall, kraft Pastilles 50 lbs, 22.68 kgs

Regulatory/Classifications

CAS No. 31393-98-3 US DOT: Not regulated
US FDA: 21 CFR 175.105
21 CFR 175.125 (b)
21 CFR 175.300
21 CFR 175.380
21 CFR 175.390
21 CFR 176.180
21 CFR 177.2600
21 CFR 177.1210
21 CFR 176.170

Other regulatory information available on request

Product Safety

Read and understand the Safety Data Sheet before using this product.

Piccolyte® is a registered trademark of Pinova, Inc.
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Rev. 2 – 7/11