Sartomer Offers Enhanced Corrosion Resistant Oligome-CN9030

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: Sartomer, a provider of acrylate/methacrylate monomers, oligomers, and other specialty chemicals, releases a new difunctional aliphatic urethane acrylate, CN9030. It can be used to provide a weatherable top coat in high performance UV/EB- cure coating applications, when paired with a corrosion- resistant base coat.

The oligomer along with producing strong and flexible films, demonstrates adhesion to challenging substrates like metals and plastics. This makes it ideal for coated metal used in outdoor applications where yellowing and corrosion is a common phenomenon.

CN9030 surpasses typical epoxy and polyester acrylate oligomers on a variety of substrates, including aluminum, cold-rolled steel, tin-plated steel and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). Moreover, CN9030 is resistant to harsh chemicals such as methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), and exhibits excellent gloss retention. Supplementary applications include inks (lithographic, flexographic, screen and inkjet), laminating adhesives and electronics.

“The performance bar for UV/EB-cure coatings is continually being raised, and it’s getting much harder for formulators to keep their edge,” says Nikola Juhasz, Senior Director of global R&D, Sartomer. “That’s why we work with our customers to develop oligomers like CN9030. This product was designed to deliver the flexibility, weatherability, adhesion and corrosion resistance required to create leading products for the most demanding applications.”