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Duresta™ 10 GP

Duresta™ 10 GP is the glycidyl ester of Versatic™ acid 10.

Duresta glycidyl ester is the ideal acid scavenger for various types of carboxylic acids. The unique chemical structure of Duresta glycidyl ester is responsible for its very high reactivity towards acids. Duresta glycidyl ester is therefore widely used to reduce the acid value of polyesters easily and quickly to very low levels.
Duresta Chemical Structure
R1 + R2 = 7 carbon atoms

Reactive group (highlighted in yellow)

  • High reactivity with organic acids

Bulky group (highlighted in blue)

  • Sterically protected ester group
  • Bulky structure
  • Aliphatic structure

Performance Characteristics

  • Excellent compatibility with all kind of polyesters
  • Low viscosity
  • High boiling point
  • Stable esters

Typical Applications

  • Base oils for lubricants (process/kinetics)
  • Polyester resins
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