ArChem Medium oil alkyd resins have an oil content of 40-60% as a modifying agent.
These oil alkyd resins dry faster than long oil alkyds. They are soluble in both aliphatic type solvents and more strong solvents like xylene or toluene. Medium oil alkyd resins are mainly used in Industrial paints, High gloss paints, etc.
ArChem provides customers with all three forms of Alkyd Resins: Short oil Alkyd Resin, Medium oil Alkyd Resin, and Long oil Alkyd Resin. Depending on your needs, we can offer you a large variety of medium oil alkyd resins with different types of oil.
For more information, please get in touch with our technical sales team in ArChem.
Alkyd Resins are thermoplastic polyester resins that contain drying oils and are formed with three essential components: fatty acids, polyols, and dibasic acids. they are classified into three categories based on their oil chain lengths:
Medium oil alkyd resins have some of the same properties as Long Oil alkyd resins and Short Oil alkyd resins. They have quick-drying characteristics and high gloss.
ArChem Medium oil alkyd resins are soluble in aliphatic solvents. They are used in high gloss coatings and wood finishes. Some advantages of Medium oil alkyd resins include:
ArChem Medium Oil Alkyd Resins have a vast majority of applications in the paint industry. They can be used as decorative material paint or as maintenance and contractor paints. Medium Oil Alkyd Resins offer excellent hardness, surface, and gloss retention. Some of ArChem Medium Oil Alkyd Resin uses include:
Storage conditions of ArChem Medium Oil Alkyd Resins are listed below:
Inhalation exposure of vapors may cause irritation of the nose, throat & respiratory tract. If swallowed, may cause cancer, and repeated skin contact may cause skin dryness or cracking. Some of the necessary first-aid measures are described below:
Operators should avoid eating, drinking, or smoking when working with materials. They should use gloves and overalls to avoid skin contact. They should also avoid breathing mist or vapors from heated material.
Medium oil alkyd resins have an oil content between 40% and 60%. They have a faster drying time than long oi resins and an excellent gloss level.
It is mainly used in wood coloring agents, ink, spray enamel, glass paint, etc.