Thermoplastic styrene acrylic resin (TPA) is a type of resin that is made from styrene and acrylic monomers. It is a thermoplastic, which means that it can be melted and re-formed. TPA resins are known for their excellent adhesion, toughness, and weather resistance. They are used in a variety of applications, including paints, coatings, adhesives, and sealants.
TPA resins are typically made by polymerizing styrene and acrylic monomers in the presence of a catalyst. TPA resins are used in a wide variety of applications. Some of the most common applications include:
- Paints and coatings: TPA resins are used in a variety of paints and coatings, including road marking paints, and architectural coatings. They provide excellent adhesion, durability, and weather resistance.
- Adhesives: TPA resins are used in a variety of adhesives, including construction adhesives, bonding tapes, and sealants. They provide strong adhesion to a variety of surfaces and are resistant to moisture and chemicals.
- Sealants: TPA resins are used in a variety of sealants, including window and door sealants, roofing sealants, and caulks. They provide a watertight and weatherproof barrier.
Liquid thermoplastic styrene acrylic resin from Vista Shimi Kimia, sold under the ACSHIMER® TRM tradename, offers excellent adhesion, toughness, and weather resistance.
Acid value (mg KOH/g)
ACshimer TRM 60T60
Thermoplastic resin based on acrylate monomers
•Centre markings on freeways and highways
•Drawing stop lines and direction arrows
ACshimer TRM 60 TL