Rosin modified phenolic resin [TAMANOL]

Offset printing and newspaper printing ink resin

Rosin modified phenol resin [TAMANOL]

This material is used mainly for offset printing for products such as newspapers and magazines. This is a special resin made by modifying a synthetic resin, phenol, with a natural resin, rosin. The performance of the resin is determined mainly by the modifier, rosin.

Product lineups

Product Type Appearance Color
(USDA or Gardner)
Softening Point
(℃, R&B)
Characteristics Use
135 Rosin modified phenolics Yellowish brown flake WG or better 18 max. 130-140 Good oil solubility.
Excellent resin for varnish
Oil varnish, enamel.
Baking varnish.
Insulation varnish, Printing ink
353 Reddish brown chunk G or better 30 max. 150-163 Low molecular weight,
good pigment wetting
Offset ink (Dissolving type)
361 13 max. (33% Linseed oil solution) 20 max. 154 min. Fast setting, high gloss,
Good solubility in ink oil
380 Reddish brown lump 12 max. (33% Linseed oil solution) 23 max. 170-180 Pigment wettablity.
Gloss, Quick set
427 Pale yellow lump 11 max. (33% Linseed oil solution) 21 max. 174-181 High solubility in solvent of low aromatic content Offset ink (Dissolving type)
428 12 max. (33% Linseed oil solution) 23 max. 165-175
436 13 max. (33% Linseed oil solution) 153-163 Good pigment wetting,
high gloss
3860 Yellowish brown chunk 180-190 Fast setting Offset ink (cooking type)
3862 22 max. 178-188 Good water resistance Offset ink (cooking or dissolving type)
3868 25 max. 177-187 High solubility in solvents of low aromatic contents High gloss Offset ink dissolving type)
3876 158-168 Good pigment wetting
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