Raw Materials & Equipment

Eastman Adhesion Promoters For Auto Paint-On-Plastic

August 10, 2005

Eastman Chemical Company has introduced CP 730-1 chlorinated adhesion promoter and AP 550-1 non-chlorinated adhesion promoter. Both products target the increasing performance demands of the automotive paint-on-plastic market. Each of these new products is designed to be the active component in adhesion promoter primers used to ensure adhesion of color coats and topcoats to polypropylene and thermoplastic olefin plastics.
CP 730-1 provides excellent adhesion properties for all typical basecoat chemistries and has outstanding gasoline and alcohol resistance under melamine cured systems, according to the company. It is available at 20% weight solids in aromatic 100 or in xylene. AP 550-1 is a second-generation non-chlorinated product, with improved adhesion performance. It is available at 25% weight solids in aromatic 100 or in xylene. More info: Eastman Chemical Company, (423) 229-4940 • E-mail: bgill@eastman.com • Web: www.eastman.com