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K-FLEX® 975P

K-Flex 975P is a patent-pending blend of diethylene glycol dibenzoate, dipropylene glycol dibenzoate and propylene glycol dibenzoate. K-Flex 975P was created to offer a broad range of compatibility with polar polymers. Due to its lower freeze point, K-Flex 975P also has better handling properties than other modern binary dibenzoate blends. As this is a new product, additional applications are being considered such as latex caulk and sealant uses.

Details

Attribute Value
Specifications
Acidity% (as benzoic acid, maximum %) 0.3
Color Maximum (APHA) 150
Assay% (As benzoate ester, Minimum,% ) 98.0
Typical Properties
Color (APHA) 80
Density, ASTM D1475, 25C g/ml 1.15
Density, ASTM D1475 ,25C lbs/gal 9.6
Flash Point, ASTM D92, C 202
Freeze Point, C 6
Glass Point, by DSC, C -54
Moisture Content, % 0.02
Refractive Index, 25C 1.5375
Solidification Point, C N/A
Solubility, in water, % 0.006
Solubility, water in % 1.31
Solubility Parameter, Small's Hildebrands 9.9
Specific Gravity, 25/25C 1.15
Surface Tension, ASTM D1331, 25C, dynes/cm 44.8
Vapor Pressure, 25C (extrapolated), mmHg 3.59x10-6
Viscocity, Brookfield RVT, 20 RPMs at 25C, cps and mPa.S 73
Viscosity, Kinematic, 25deg;C, cSt 63
VOC, ASTM D2369, % 2.0
Application Group Application Description  
Adhesives Putty Highly recommended low VOC plasticizer for putty
Adhesives Water-based Latex Adhesives Highly recommended low VOC plasticizer for water-based latex adhesives
Paints & Coatings Color Dispersions Effective & economical low VOC coalescent for dispersions.
Paints & Coatings Concrete and Metal Primer Recommended coalescent in direct-to-metal coatings.
Paints & Coatings Exterior Latex Paint Highly recommended low VOC coalescent for exterior latex paints.
Paints & Coatings Industrial Coatings Highly recommended low VOC coalescent for industrial coatings applications.
Paints & Coatings Interior Latex Paint Highly recommended low VOC coalescent for Interior latex paints.
Paints & Coatings Special Purpose Coatings Highly recommended low VOC coalescent for special purpose coatings applications.
Paper Paper Coating Effective Low VOC Coalescent for flexographic Ink and waterborne OPV applications.
Sealant Plastisol/Vinyl Sealants Highly recommended low VOC plasticizer for Plastisol/Vinyl sealants.
Sealant Water-based Latex Caulks & Sealants Effective low VOC plasticizer for water-based latex caulks & sealants.
Vinyl PVC Melt Compounding Highly recommended,High solvating plasticizer for PVC melt compounding.
Vinyl Plastisol Consumer Products Highly recommended, High solvating plasticizer for plastisol consumer products.
Vinyl Plastisol Flooring Highly recommended plasticizer, Imparts superior stain and wear layer toughness in flooring applications.

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K-FLEX is a registered trademark of Emerald Performance Materials, LLC for its line of low-VOC plasticizers and coalescents.
K-FLEX is also a registered trademark of King Industries, Inc. for its line of polyester and urethane polyols and resin modifiers.

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