New MIRAMER LR3130 is an Ethoxylated Trimethylolpropane Triacrylate [TMP(EO)nTA]. It is a reactive diluent for radically curable inks. Added value of this product is low residual TMPTA, low residual solvent & low odor. The product exhibits with the following features:
- Low residual TMPTA
- Low residual solvent
- Toluene free
- Low odor
- High reactivity and low oxygen inhibition
- Good abrasion and solvent resistance
- High flexibility
There's nothing like a velvet soft touch
Formulating a viable soft touch coating has consistently been an elusive target in energy-curing applications. Soft feel is a very subjective property that is affected by a formulation's glass transition temperature and the specific fillers used to generate this coveted texture. Typically, waxes improve the surface feel while silica-based matting agents combined with higher Tg acrylates increase smoothness and scratch resistance. A balanced combination of the two surfaces can produce the desired haptic quality with good scratch resistance performance.
However, high inherent crosslinking and limited shrinkage (versus solvent-based coatings) make it challenging to formulate low gloss and soft feel energy-cured coatings. In addition, the high filler loading necessary to achieve soft touch can result in lack of good coating flow and poor scratch resistance.
GENOMER* 7287 – the provider of "soft" solutions for your challenges
If this is the challenge confronting you, RAHN may have help for you. Low viscosity GENOMER* 7287 combined with the correct choice of fillers can bring this problem to a very "soft" conclusion. It works wonders utilizing only small amounts of an aerogel silica and matting agent to produce a respectable soft touch and low gloss while maintaining excellent scratch resistance.
See what GENOMER* 7287 can do for you in terms of soft touch and reduced gloss performance. It's a hard world out there. Any opportunity to add a bit of velvety softness to it is a beautiful thing!
GENOMER* 2281 is an epoxy acrylate and provides an excellent balance of properties, imparts flexibility and toughness while maintaining fast cure response. Good pigment wetting makes this product an ideal pigment grinding candidate.
GENOMER* 2281 suits applications like radically curable inks, coatings, adhesives and 3D printing applications.
Flexibility + hardness = toughness = GENOMER* 4277
Are you a 3D printing formulator looking for that magical combination? This aliphatic urethane dimethacrylate may be the answer to your search. When used alone, the viscosity is unprintable by conventional VAT 3D, but mechanical properties are impressive. When formulated into a 3D printing resin with a workable viscosity, it offers excellent, versatile performance based on loading.
In a hard 3D resin formula, it can achieve properties that approach "the gold standard" for UV 3D printing resins – ABS performance. Yet, formulated into a flexible 3D resin, the toughness that
GENOMER* 4277 offers can result in a tough, flexible product with high elongation and work (area under the stress/strain curve). GENOMER* 4277 exhibits both low shrinkage and exotherm during cure, making it an outstanding oligomer for bringing toughness to your 3D printing resin.