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New SNAP® 728 acrylic latex delivers high performance and wider formulating latitude compared to SNAP® 720 binder.

SNAP® 728 is a structured nano-acrylic polymer for satin to high gloss sheen coatings applications. This 100% acrylic latex features excellent gloss and adhesion and is EnVia® certified.

 SNAP® technology provides outstanding block resistance and exceptional film hardness at no or low VOC. Due to its ammonia-free composition, SNAP® 728 is an excellent choice for systems where odor of the finished product is a concern.

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Polymer design

  • 100% acrylic latex composition
  • No added Alkylphenol Ethoxylate (APE) surfactants
  • No added formaldehyde or formaldehyde donors2
  • Ammonia free

Performance benefits

  • Superior block resistance and "Enamel like" film hardness compared to standard acrylic binders
  • Low VOC capable from 0-50 g/L
  • Outstanding dirt pick-up resistance
  • Excellent scrub resistance
  • Offers superior adhesion to a wide variety of substrates
  • Low odor

Typical physical properties latex

Total Solids, % by weight   49.0   
Weight per gallon, lb 8.9
pH value 7.0
Particle size, μm 0.10
Viscosity, cP <500
Minimum film forming temperature, °C 0
Chart: oatings based on SNAP® 728 binder maintain excellent block resistance when tinted with 14 oz of B NovoColor II Zero VOC Colorant.

Figure 1: Block resistance
Using the supplied starting point formulation, coatings based on SNAP® 728 latex display comparable or improved block resistance compared to commercially available binders.

Chart: oatings based on SNAP® 728 binder maintain excellent block resistance when tinted with 14 oz of B NovoColor II Zero VOC Colorant.

Figure 2: Block resistance with high colorant loadings
Testing shows coatings based on SNAP® 728 binder maintain excellent block resistance when tinted with 14 oz of B NovoColor II Zero VOC Colorant.

Chart: Snap® 728 latex enables the formulation of high gloss, low VOC coatings with comparable performance to competitive products.

Figure 3: High gloss at low or zero VOC
SNAP® 728 latex enables the formulation of high gloss, low VOC coatings with comparable performance to competitive products containing significantly higher VOC levels.

Chart: Coatings based on SNAP® 728 binder resist deformation when tested for print resistance.

Figure 4: Industry-leading print resistance
Commercially available latexes often trade off hardness to achieve zero VOC film formation. Coatings based on Snap® 728 binder resist deformation when tested for print resistance, making SNAP® 728 acrylic polymer an excellent choice for coatings applications for built-in shelving and other horizontal surfaces.

Chart: Coatings based on both Snap® 720 and Snap® 728 latexes display excellent adhesion properties.

Figure 5: Adhesion
Coatings based on SNAP® 728 latex display excellent adhesion properties, including over difficult substrates.

Chart: Coatings based on Snap® 728 latex display improved scrub resistance compared to Snap® 720 and other competitive binders.

Figure 6: Scrub resistance
Coatings based on SNAP® 728 latex display improved scrub resistance compared to SNAP® 720 structured nano-acrylic binder as well as competitive binders.


Other products in our SNAP® line of structured nano-acrylic polymers include:

Product   Description  Solids (%)

Minimum

filming

temperature (°C)  

 Applications 

SNAP®

720

SNAP® 720 offers outstanding block resistance in low or zero VOC high-gloss coatings. 49 0 Architectural Coatings
SNAP® 2142

High gloss potential and excellent stain resistance combined with good film formation for high quality paints. Free of formaldehyde relaser and ammonia.

43 5 Architectural Coatings
SNAP® 2147  SNAP® 2147 is a self-crosslinking acrylic binder for use with UV acrylic emulsions  42  8  
SNAP® 2709 Core shell acrylic for high quality wall and trim paints with excellent blocking resistance. Low MFFT binder requiring little or no coalescents for excellent film formation. 45 5 Architectural Coatings

 

Note: Typical properties; not to be considered specifications.

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1These products meet the standards of Arkema Coating Resins' EnVia® program. These products are designed to assist formulators in meeting their sustainability and regulatory goals in their finished products.
2The data provided for these properties are typical values, intended only as guides, and should not be construed as sales specifications.


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