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Technical Data Sheet

ASTRO SET 90

Methylated Urea-Formaldehyde Resin

Description

Astro Set 90 is a liquid, methylated urea-formaldehyde resin.

Application(s)

Astro Set 90 is designed for use in solvent-based and waterborne coatings. Astro Set 90 can be used to crosslink a variety of polymers that contain hydroxyl, amide, and carboxyl groups.

Benefits

Astro Set 90 can provide more rapid cure response than typical butylated urea resins. Astro Set 90 also provides excellent storage and catalyzed coating stability.

Typical Properties

Properties

Method

Specification

Solids, %

ADCH0407

96 min.

Viscosity, Gardner-Holdt

ADCH0593

Z2 – Z4

Viscosity, Brookfield

ADCH0650

4000 – 9000 cps

Solvent

 

water

Free Formaldehyde, %

ADCH0188

0.9 max.p>

Specific Gravity

ADCH0362

1.230 – 1.250

Pounds per gallon

ADCH0444

~ 9.8

Material Storage

Properties

Method

Specification

Estimated Storage Life @ 21 °C

ADCH0473-H

26 weeks

Material Handling

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices. Refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet for specific handling instructions.

Contact Information

Corporate Headquarters Technical and Sales Inquiries:
180 East Broad Street Laminates and Melamine Derivatives
Columbus, OH 43215 114 Industrial Blvd
(614) 225-4000 Morganton, NC 28655
www.hexion.com (828) 584-3800 Ext 110
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