BLUMER – Maleic Resins are reaction product of Maleic Anhydride or Fumaric acid with Gum Rosin and Polyols. BLUEBELL offers an extensive range of Maleic modified rosin esters for printing inks and overprint varnishes.
BLUMER – Spirit Soluble Maleic Resins finds applications in Paper varnishes, N.C. lacquers, Ball pen inks, Steam set inks, Petrol resistant coatings and Traffic paints for asphalt roads. Due to its complex molecular structure, it gives excellent gloss, non- yellowing properties with minimum penetration when used as over-print varnishes.
BLUMER – NC compatible maleic resin is very pale, hard characterized by rapid drying and through hardening and very high resistance to light. It is widely used for quick drying oil or alkyd based white paints for interior and exterior use and for most pale coloured finishes on similar bases. Owing to its good heat resistance and colour retention it is also suitable for various stoving combinations e.g. stamping enamels, silver enamels, pale crackle finishes and finishes exposed to heat such as radiator enamels, etc. It also finds application in printing inks, silver stoving varnishes, hammer-tone finishes and sanding sealers.
In the field of NC lacquers, it is used for the production of outstanding polishing, buffing and sanding varnishes in the furniture and wood work industries.
It is also used for various metal coatings and plays important part in the production of NC lacquers for motor cars, especially in combination with the non-drying alkyd resins.
BLUMER – MTO soluble Maleic Resin is very pale, hard maleic resin with outstanding drying and light resistance properties. It can be processed cold or hot with medium and long oil alkyds and drying oils.
It is very useful for manufacture of high quality pale rapid drying oil and alkyd resin based clear and pigmented enamels for air dry and stoving applications. It is also very useful in printing ink industries for manufacture of photogravure inks, high gloss inks and over print varnishes