Paracryl® PC-8417 is a styrene-acrylic waterborne polymer. It is a zincated styrene-acrylic copolymer offering very high heat and steam blush resistance while maintaining high gloss, clarity, and resolubility. It finds application in inks and overprints. The substrates suitable for this product include film, foil, and calendared papers.

Chemical Family: Styrene-Acrylic Copolymer

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Film, Foils, Paper

Glass Transition Temperature (Tg): 69.0 - 69.0 °C

Features: Heat Resistance, High Clarity, High Gloss, Resolubility, Steam Blush Resistance

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Features & Benefits

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Compatible Substrates & Surfaces


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH9.0 - 10.5--
Solid Content32 - 35%-
Glass Transition Temperature69.0°C-
Weight8.6 - 9.2lbs/gal-
Viscosity (at 24 - 26°C, Sp 2, 20 rpm)max. 200cPsBrookfield RVT

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
180 Days
Storage Condition

For best performance, the product should be stored and used at 65°F - 85°F. Do not freeze.