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VeoVa 9 monomer is the vinyl ester of Versatic acid 9. The homopolymer of VeoVa 9 monomer has a relatively high Tg of +70 °C. VeoVa 9 monomer can be used as a modifying comonomer in the preparation of vinyl acetate based polymer latices, which are used for the manufacture of specialty emulsion paints. VeoVa 9 vinyl ester is also used as a comonomer with acrylates and methacrylates for the production of emulsion solution polymers.
VeoVa 9 structure

Reactive group (highlighted in yellow)

  • Similar reactivity to vinyl acetate
  • Excellent reactivity with ethylene
  • Good reactivity with acrylate and methacrylate monomers

Bulky group (highlighted in blue)

  • Very highly branched aliphatic structure
  • Hydrophobic
  • UV stable

Performance Characteristics

  • Alkali resistance
  • Water repellency / Low surface tension
  • Reduced water absorption
  • Outdoor durability
  • Improved adhesion to non-polar substrates

Typical Applications

  • Industrial coatings
  • High-performance exterior and interior decorative paints
  • Wood coatings
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