Hydrite Chemical

HydriCryl 345

Styrene Acrylic Resin Solution

HydriCryl ™ 345 is an alcohol-free, ammonia neutralized solution of a low molecular weight, solid grade, styrene acrylic resin. This product offers excellent gloss in formulated overprint varnishes and is an excellent rheological modifier for water-based gravure or flexo inks. Hydricryl ™ 345 is compatible with standard styrene/acrylic polymers utilized in the graphic arts industry.

Key Features

  • Ready to use solution
  • Superb gloss modifier
  • High gloss for overprints
  • Low viscosity stability at high solids
  • Excellent rheological modifier for water-based inks and overprints
  • Excellent hold-out and printability with good rewet
  • Low odor
  • Excellent block modifier
  • Can be cross-linked with zinc or zirconium

Recommended Applications

  • Overprint varnishes
  • Water-based gravure or flexo inks