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Tertiary Butyl Methacrylate

t-BMA acts as a reactive monomer in order to produce other monomers/substances. t-BMA forms homopolymers and copolymers. tert-Butyl Methacrylate (t-BMA) is also a very useful feedstock for chemical syntheses, because it readily undergoes addition reactions with a wide variety of organic and inorganic compounds.

Dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate

N,N-Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate is a water-soluble, monofunctional acrylate monomer with a polar tertiary amine group that offers water solubility and excellent adhesion properties.

Tricyclodecane dimethanol dimethacrylate

NK Ester DCP is a low viscosity difunctional acrylate monomer that is polymerized by free radicals. It can be used in a variety of UV and Electron Beam cured applications where flexibility and adhesion are required. NK Ester DCP also demonstrated good film toughness and weathering characteristics.

Trimellitic anhydride

TMA is used in the synthesis of plasticisers and for producing epoxy and alkyd resins as well as a variety of other products including dyes, insecticides, polyester resins and pharmaceuticals. It is also widely used in the formulation of paints and plastics. Trimellitic anhydride is used mainly in the synthesis of trimellitate esters. These esters are […]


TETRAX (Polyisobutylene) makes effective use in a variety of applications requiring excellent stability, adhesiveness, low temperature properties, weather resistance, ozone resistance, water resistance, transparency and applications requiring an extended use such as with removable labels.

N-butoxymethyl acrylamide

NBMA is as pecialty acrylamide monomer for various crosslinking applications. Ether derivatives of n-methylol acrylamide and methacrylamide ranging from methoxy to butoxy functionalities also available.

HDI Biuret

HDI-biuret is a polyisocyanate based on the widely used aliphatic hexamethylene-1,6-diisocyanate (HDI). These are primarily used for high performance coatings applications to improve weatherability and UV/chemical resistance.

Allyl methacrylate

AMA is a low viscosity liquid monomer with dual allylic and methacrylic functionalities, offering chemical and heat resistance, adhesion, hardness, excellent second stage cross-linking and low shrinkage.  This product is regularly stocked in stateside.

2-hydroxypropyl acrylate

HPA is a hydroxyl functional acrylic monomer used in high performance coating applications. HPA can be used to attach hydroxyl groups to an acrylic polymer backbone to create sites for reaction with a variety of cross-linking agents. Compared with hydroxyalkyl methacrylates, HPA allows faster curing cycles and reduced baking temperatures. It can also be formulated at […]

®Molecule Gradient Layer Double Faced Adhesive Tape

The manufacturing process gradates the molecular weight from the center layer which enhances intermolecular attraction to produce very strong bonds. To secure strong adhesive strength to various adherends, a special low molecular adhesive layer has been selected. In this technique, because the entire thickness of the tape strongly contributes to high molecular properties and adhesive […]

Tetrahydrofurfuryl acrylate

THFA is a low cost, biodegradable solvent/adjuvant with many agricultural and industrial applications. Some important properties of THFA are water-miscibility, low odor, low vapor pressure and evaporation rate, high solvency for active ingredients, low freezing point, high flash point (183ºF/84ºC) and low viscosity even at reduced temperatures. BRC% is 62% ※BRC % stands for Bio renewable […]

N,N-methylenebis acrylamide

With two reactive functional groups in the molecule, MBAA easily reacts with other monomers such as acrylamide and acrylic acid, and is widely used as a cross-linking agent for a variety of polymers. Recent applications include photosensitive resins, super-absorbent resins, resins for medical uses, immobilation of micro-organisms and gel for electrophoresis and chromatography.

2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate

HEMA is an ester of methacrylic acid, soluble in water and has relatively low volatility. It copolymerizes easily with a variety of monomers, incorporates cross-link sites, imparts corrosion, fogging and abrasion resistance, and the hydroxyl group improves adhesion. It is also a key raw material for acrylic polyols.

2-hydroxyethyl acrylate

HEA is a hydroxy functional acrylic monomer which can be used in a variety of ways to produce resins that are useful in high performance coating applications. Using typical methods for the polymerization of ethylenically unsaturated monomers, HEA can be used to attach hydroxy groups to an acrylic polymer backbone. The pendant hydroxyl groups can then […]

Low and Ultra-low Viscosity HDI-based polyisocyanates

Low Viscosity HDI-polyisocyanates Polyisocyanate based on the widely used aliphatic hexamethylene-1,6-diisocyanate (HDI). These are primarily used for high performance coatings applications to improve weatherability and UV/chemical resistance. These low and ultra low viscosity grades have 100% symmetrical chemical structure enabling better performance compared to competitors which have slight biuret contamination. The higher quality is great for […]