Maleic resin "MALKYD™"

Printing ink and painting resin

MALKYD is our Trade name for a maleic rosin and its ester, and fumarate rosin and its ester, used mainly as a painting resin.

Product lineups

MALKYD (Maleic resin)

Product Type Appearance Color
(USDA)
Acid
Value
Softening
Point
(℃,R&B)
Characteristics Use
No.1 Maleic resin Pale yellow flake WG or better 25 max. 120-130 Partial compatibility with nitrocellulose, Good weather resistance and color retention Oil varnish.
Printing ink.
Enamel
No.2 39 max. Very light color, Good weather resistance, Compatibility and color retention Clear lacquer.
Enamel.
Oil varnish
No.5 25 max. 140-150 Partial compatibility with nitrocellulose, Good weather resistance and color retention Oil varnish.
Printing ink.
Enamel
No.6 39 max. Very light color, Good weather resistance, Compatibility and color retention Clear lacquer.
Enamel.
Oil varnish
No.8 130-140
No.31 Pale yellow lump 200 max. 135-145 Good solubility in alcohol Quick drying varnish.
High gloss varnish.
Lacquer, Copal varnish
No.32 140 max. 130-140 High gloss varnish.
Copal varnish
No.33 290-320 140 min. Good solubility in alcohol Soluble in glycol.
Flexographic ink
32-30WS Maleic resin solution Yellowish brown liquid - pH 9.0-9.5 NV (%) 30±1 Color retention and high gloss High gloss varnish Aniline ink
3002 Maleic resin Yellowish brown lump I or better 90-110 165-185 High melting point and high gloss, Soluble in alcohol Printing ink.
Alcohol varnish

TRAFIX (Maleic resin)

Product Type Appearance Color
(USDA)
Acid
Value
Softening
Point
(℃,R&B)
Characteristics Use
4102 Maleic resin Pale yellow flake 7 max. 30 max. 100-109 Good heat resistance and processability, Good compatibility with petroleum resins For hot melt type traffic
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