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Cytec Launches New UV Curable Bioligomers for Versatile Eco-Friendly Printing

Published on 2008-07-23. Author : SpecialChem

West Paterson, NJ -- Cytec Industries has launched the new EBECRYL® 5000 Series Bioligomers to meet the printing industry's growing needs for UV curable inks that are formulated with renewable resources, and also provide versatility and performance.

The innovative EBECRYL® 5000 Series Bioligomers are based on renewable content ranging from 10 percent to 62 percent, and can be used in formulating inks for flexo, litho, and screen printing, and for overprint varnishes.

The six UV curable resins in this new product line have good to excellent printability, pigment wetting, and color development. "We continue developing innovative, UV/EB curable resins that help our customers grow and meet their evolving needs," said Jo Grosemans, Global Marketing Manager-RADCURE™ Graphic Arts.

"In 2007, we introduced the new energy curable EBECRYL® LEO Resins for low extractable and low odor applications," Grosemans said. "This year, we've developed the Bioligomers to help the ink makers and the printers have products that are renewable, sustainable and eco-friendly."

Corporate Profile

Cytec Industries Inc. is a global specialty chemicals and materials company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling value-added products. Our products serve a diverse range of end markets including aerospace, adhesives, automotive and industrial coatings, chemical intermediates, inks, mining and plastics. We use our technology and application development expertise to create chemical and material solutions that are formulated to perform specific and important functions in the finished products of our customers.

Source: Cytec Industries

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