RayRez 169

Styrene Acrylic Emulsion

RayRez 169 is a film forming styrene acrylic emulsion polymer that is ideal for use as a flexographic and rotogravure printing ink vehicle. It is especially suited for chamber doctor blade systems. RayRez 169 has excellent gloss, and water resistance properties. Inks formulated from RayRez 169 have good adhesion, excellent resolubility and good transfer for plastic and foil applications. RayRez 169 can also be used for overprinting varnish.

Key Features
  • High gloss and excellent resolubility
  • Excellent adhesion
  • Ideal for chamber doctor blade systems
RayRez 169 Typical Physical Properties
Polymer Type Styrene Acrylic Emulsion Polymer
Weight Solids 48 – 50%
Viscosity (Brookfield Model RVT) 2200 – 3000 cps, #3/100 rpm
pH 8.5 – 9.5
Tg (MDSC) -15°C
MFFT (ASTM D-2354) 0°C
Particle size (Mean) 0.07 – 0.11 microns
Weight per gallon 8.71 lbs/gal
Freeze thaw stability Do Not Freeze
RayRez 169 Typical Performance Properties

If any product is defective in workmanship or materials, Specialty Polymers, Inc. will replace the product. The information contained in this Technical Bulletin is intended to be a guideline. It is offered in good faith, but without guarantee. We recommend users of the product perform their own testing to determine the suitability of the product in their application.