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Technical Data Sheet

Velate™ 368 Coalescent
CAS No. 5444-75-7
Application/Uses
  • Coatings - Architectural
Key Attributes
  • Good coalescing efficiency
  • Low odor
  • LVP-VOC
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Non-yellowing
  • REACH compliant
  • Readily biodegradable
Product Description
Velate™ 368 is low odor and low viscosity coalescent. By virtue of having lower odor than most coalescents, paints formulated with Velate™ 368 have minimal or no odor in freshly painted rooms. The principal use of Velate™ 368 is as a coalescent for trade sales latex paints.

Typical Properties
Property   Typical Value, Units
Assay        99.0 wt % min.
Autoignition Temperature        398°C
Boiling Point    @ 760 mm Hg    297°C (566.6°F)
Coefficient of thermal expansion        0.00072 
Color    Pt-Co    40 max.
Dielectric breakdown voltage        40 KV
Flash Point    Open cup    162°C
Heat of Combustion        15,695 Btu/lb
Pour Point        <-57°C
Refractive Index    @ 20°C    1.489 
Solubility  
  Aliphatic hydrocarbons
  Soluble 
  Aromatic hydrocarbons
  Soluble 
  Water
  Insoluble 
Specific Gravity    @ 25°C/25°C    0.962 
Viscosity    @ 0°C    0.020 Pa.s

Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

Eastman and its marketing affiliates shall not be responsible for the use of this information, or of any product, method, or apparatus mentioned, and you must make your own determination of its suitability and completeness for your own use, for the protection of the environment, and for the health and safety of your employees and purchasers of your products. No warranty is made of the merchantability of fitness of any product, and nothing herein waives any of the Seller's conditions of sale.

03-Apr-2017 11:36:51 AM