In the adhesives, coatings, and inks industries, the binder is the essential component that provides cohesion and adhesion to the product. It is a crucial element that holds together the other components, such as pigments, fillers, and additives, and ensures their adhesion to the substrate.

  • Adhesives - In adhesives formula, the binder is the component that forms the matrix to which other materials adhere. It provides strength, flexibility, and durability to the adhesive.
  • Coatings - In coatings formula, the binder is a film-forming component that holds the pigments and other additives together, allowing them to adhere to the substrate and form a continuous film. The binder additionally impacts characteristics such as adhesion, longevity, and resilience against external elements.
  • Inks - Just like in coatings, the binder in the ink formula has a similar function. It is responsible for binding the pigments and additives together, providing adhesion to the printing substrate, and forming a durable film.

The different Binder between Tackifier

Binder is to hold together the various components of a formulation, creating a cohesive structure. It forms a matrix that provides strength, adhesion, and durability to the final product. Tackifiers are substances added to adhesives to increase their initial tack or stickiness. They improve the ability of the adhesive to quickly bond to a surface upon contact.

In adhesives formula, binders create the adhesive matrix that ensures the adhesion of the adhesive to the substrate. In coatings, binders form a continuous film that holds together pigments, additives, and other components, providing protection and aesthetic properties.

While both binders and tackifiers contribute to the performance of adhesives and coatings, the binder's main function is to provide cohesion, strength, and adhesion over the long term, while the tackifier's main role is to enhance the initial tack or stickiness of the adhesive, especially in PSA applications. They can work together in a formulation to achieve the desired adhesive or coating properties.

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Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rosinate (Industrial)

CAS: 65997-13-9

Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rosinate, also called Glycerol Ester of Hydrogenated Rosin (GEHR) and Ester Of Hydrogenated Rosin, is esterified from refined hydrogenated rosin and edible glycerol.

Glyceryl Rosinate (Industrial)

CAS: 8050-31-5
SPECS: G1004, GER85

The Industry grade of Glyceryl Rosinate (a polyol ester of rosin), also called Glycerol Esterof Gum Rosin (GEGR), which is used for specialty industries of adhesives,coating and paints. It is also wid…

Gum Rosin

CAS: 8050-09-7

Rosin, also called colophony or Greek pitch, is a solid form of resin obtained from pines and some other plants, mostly from conifers. It is produced by heating fresh liquid resin to vaporize the vola…

Gum Turpentine

CAS: 8006-64-2

Turpentine can be divided into gum turpentine, wood turpentine and sulphate turpentine in the light of sources of raw materials. Gum turpentine is extracted from pine resin by distillation.Turpentine …

Hydroabietyl Alcohol

CAS: 26266-77-3

Hydroabietyl Alcohol is a colorless, tacky, balsamic resin ester.It is a high molecular weight, primary, monohydric alcohol made from Methyl Hydrogenated Rosinate.Its tackiness and extremely pale colo…