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Pre-activated amide rheology modifier supplied in xylene for enhanced shear robustness
Product overview
CRAYVALLAC® PA5 XSR 25 is a pre-activated amide wax dispersed in xylene. CRAYVALLAC® PA5 XSR 25 is an alcohol-free version of polyamide paste such as PA3 X 20 with an enhanced robustness to extended high speed dispersion. It is a rheology modifier in paste form for solvent-based industrial coatings, industrial wood finishes, protective and marine coatings. The use of CRAYVALLAC® PA5 XSR 25 provides a very simple and direct means of introducing shear-thinning rheology with thixotropic viscosity recovery to coating formulations. CRAYVALLAC® PA5 XSR 25 is a pre-activated amide paste and exists in the form of crystalline fibres. In a coating system, these fibres form an interacting network. It is this fibrous network that gives rise to the shear-thinning rheology of the final coating.
Geographic availability
End use systems Solventborne
Specific gravity 0.86
Appearance Off-white paste
Solid Content (%) 25
Solvent Xylene
Edge coverage
Pigment orientation
Ready to use
Easy handling
Viscosity stability
Post addition
In-can appearence
Syneresis resistance
Safer solutions
*Not intentionally added but not specifically measured (not part of product specification)
APEO Free*, Heavy Metal Free*
22% bio-based product