Polymers & Resins
The ACRYCON Embedment Acrylic Powder from Mitsubishi Chemical has notable characteristics including Crystal clear transparency and gloss, Superior weathering stability and high chemical resistance. These properties make it an ideal material choice for embedding objects into clear acrylic, clocks, watch crystals and various kinds of reflectors.
ACRYCON bead polymer from Mitsubishi Chemical have exceptional properties that are ideal for many applications. When mixed into a viscous syrup with methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer, ACRYCON bead polymers can be molded to produce a variety of products. ACRYCON may be used with various molds, such as metal and silicone. Cast molding of ACRYCON is completed by adding heat and pressure to achieve the desired characteristics of the finished product.
ACRYCON™ Embedment Acrylic
Acrylic Powder for Castings
ACRYCON bead polymer is mixed into viscous "syrup" with methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer and molded in various ways to produce a variety of products. Cast molding is done typically with added heat and pressure depending on the desired characteristics of the finished product, and ACRYCON may also be used with various molds, such as metal and silicone. Higher mechanical strength can be achieved with the autoclave method.
Lucite has high quality acrylic resins for castings and embedment that allow for excellent gloss and sparkle as well as crystal clear optics. Lucite PMMA have very high surface abrasion resistance and hardness to protect products for years. In addition, these resins have outstanding UV light stability and excellent resistance to water and dilute acids.
Mitsubishi Dianal LP Resin
Acrysol LP Resin
The Mitsubishi DIANAL™ LP series acrylic resin powders from Mitsubishi Chemical have a proprietary formulation that is ideal for production of plastisols. This halogen-free high performance series provides exceptional thermal properties. The unique core-shell technology enables multiple material properties within a singular structure. These environmentally-friendly materials have fast dissolution that makes them ideal for many applications including textiles, wallpaper and artificial leather. In the automotive industry, these resins are used in under body coatings as well as body sealers.
Mitsubishi Chemical group company DIANAL has a line of acrylic resins that are used in applications ranging from coatings and adhesives to labels, lacquers and additives. DIANAL resins are used to provide essential characteristics in a variety of applications. With a product range including EMA, iBMA, MMA, nBMA and Styrene Acrylic Resins, there is sure to be a resin solution for your application.
Acrypet™ MMA Resin
Methyl Methacrylate Resin
Acrypet is polymer of methyl methacrylate (MMA) for injection and extrusion molding that developed by Mitsubishi Chemical. Acrypet has the ultimate level of transparency as well as various excellent characteristics such as weather resistance, chemical resistance, good hardness and beautiful appearance.
EMA resins are used in various applications, from inks to coating. EMA resins are easily soluble in weak solvents.
iBMA resins are soluble in aliphatic and alcohol solvents. Many have compatibility with long and medium oil alkyds.
MMA resins are used by themselves and copolymerized with other monomers to give properties from very high Tg and Mw, with excellent chemical and abrasion resistance lower Tg and Mw with soluble in a wider range of solvents.
nBMA adds excellent UV stability and lowers the Tg for better flexibility of the coating.
Styrene Acrylic Resin
Styrene Acrylic Resins improve chemical resistance as well as gloss. They are hydrophobic which improves moisture resistance of the coating.
DIACARNA™ is a synthetic wax copolymer of α-olefin and maleic anhydride. It serves a wide variety of applications including use as resin molding lubricants, mold release agents, compatibility agents, binders for thermal-printing inks and more. Due to the polar maleic anhydride group, DIACARNA's dispersibility is superior to that of natural wax or other synthetic waxes. This specialty synthetic has outstanding resistance to thermal degradation, which makes it especially well-suited for high temperature applications such as engineering plastic processing. Having both a non-polar (α-olefin) structure and a polar (maleic anhydride) structure, DIACARNA™ is also useful as a compatibility accelerator to facilitate the mixing of non-polar and polar species.
METABLEN is a family of performance additive modifiers developed by Mitsubishi Chemical. By adding a small quantity of METABLEN to various resins, you can improve and increase their impact strength and processability as well as further improving the characteristics, appearance and productivity of their final products. METABLEN can be added to a wide variety of resins, including PVC and engineering plastics as well as polyolefines and epoxy resins.
Phenolic Anti-Oxidant Resin Additive
Yoshinox is a phenolic antioxidant used as a resin additive or resin chemical. It has excellent weather resistance as well as excellent viscosity stability with little discoloration. It can be used for ABS resins and latex as well as for PVC.
As part of Mitsubishi Chemical’s focus on environmental sustainability, we have developed a line of bio plastics including DuraBIO and BioPBS. DURABIO™, a transparent durable, bio-based engineering polymer, is particularly designed for applications requiring exceptional durable transparency and visual appearance with scratch and impact resistance as well as chemical inertness. BioPBS™ is revolutionary in its two-fold bio properties, being fully biodegradable as well as compostable.
Bio-based polybutylene succinate
Derived from corn, BioPBS™ is compostable into biomass, carbon dioxide and water. Products made from BioPBS™ can be disposed of along with organic waste. BioPBS™ has no adverse effects on the environment and is naturally compostable, without requiring a specialized composting facility.
Bio-Based Engineering Polymer
DURABIO™ combines most of the properties of Polycarbonate (PC) and of Poly-methacrylate (PMMA), with additionally a bio origin raw material. DURABIO™ is partially bio-based and a truly durable engineering plastic. It is made from isosorbide, which is derived a widely available feedstock.
Mitsubishi Chemical has a range of engineering plastics that include polycarbonate, polybutylene terephthalate and m-polyphenylene ether. These thermoplastic materials that are set apart other engineering plastics by their excellent mechanical, electrical and thermal properties.
LEMALLOY™ m-PPE Resin
m-Polyphenylene Ether Resin
LEMALLOY is a polymer alloy made by modifying PPE with high impact polystyrene (HIPS), nylon-6 or nylon-66, and provides well-balanced mechanical, electrical and thermal properties.
NOVADURAN™ PBT Resin
Polybutylene Terephthalate Resin
NOVADURAN offers excellent mechanical properties, rigidity, heat aging resistance and chemical resistance. NOVADURAN also provides superb moldability, abrasion resistance, colorability and electric properties.
NOVAREX™ PC Resin
NOVAREX is a well known polycarbonate resins that have been in the market for many years. Used in a wide range of industries, including sports equipment, medical equipment, automobiles, optics, machinery, office automation equipment, and electronics, they have a reputation for reliability with users.
XANTAR™ PC resin
XANTAR™ is a well known linear polycarbonate resin that has been in the market for many years. Used in a wide range of industries, automobiles, machinery, office automation equipment, and electronics, they have a reputation for reliability with users.
Within Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers, there are several performance plastic materials available. Our range includes materials such as functional polyolefins as well as PVC compounds, slush compounds and elastomers. These materials are known and selected of their thermal stability as well as chemical resistance and exceptional mechanical properties.
Thermoplastic Olefin Compound
DuraFlex TPOs have high gloss as well as high surface durability for both injection molding and extrusion.
Thermoplastic Olefin Compound
DynaFlow TPOs and filled polypropylene materials are developed from the latest technologies while ensuring cost-effective performance.
LINKLON™ is a silane crosslinkable polyolefin based resin. The post crosslinking reaction dramatically boosts material performance in terms of heat resistance and creep behavior at elevated temperature.
Polyvinyl Chloride Slush Compound
High flow PVC powders designed for the production of instrument panels, door panels, glove box and other automotive interior surfaces.
Thermoplastic Olefin Compound
MetaForm TPO materials are designed to have high melt strength for demanding thermoforming and extrusion applications.
A unique tie-layer resin offering excellent adhesive performance to a variety of materials, covering various applications and requirements for automotive, food/non-food packaging, industry and building/construction.
Olefista are Halogen Free Flame Retardant (HFFR) olefin based compound with low smoke solutions (LSZH)
Polyvinyl Chloride Elastomer
SUNPRENE® PVC utilizes high performance raw materials to provide flexible PVC with excellent abrasion resistance, low compression set, excellent color-ability, and low gel count in a broad range of hardness.
Thermoplastic Olefin Compound
Thermorun TPO is leading the way in automotive safety critical applications. It offers excellent physical properties and consistent performance across automotive interior temperature ranges
Polyvinyl Chloride Compound
VINIKA® PVC utilizes superior compounding technology to achieve excellent surface appearance, stable processing, and excellent color-ability across a broad range of hardness.
Specialty Resin Solutions
As part of the product offering of polymers and resins, Mitsubishi Chemical has developed a reactive methacrylate-based coating system for flooring. ACRYSIRUP is a reactive resin system, which consists mainly of methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer, acrylic polymers, and mineral fillers and pigments, giving the desired finish. When the system is applied, hardeners and catalysts are added that cure the coating by radical polymerization.
Acrysirup™ is a reactive liquid resin system that consists of methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer with acrylic polymers that have been optimized for road marking. Harderners and catalysts are added when the system is applied, then curing by radical polymerization. Because Acrysirup™ contains multifunctional monomers, the cured coatings are very durable and have an excellent physical performance.
ACRYSIRUP™ Floor Coating Systems
Rapid Curing Coating System
ACRYSIRUP is a reactive resin system, which consists primarily of methyl methacrylate (MMA) monomer, acrylic polymers, mineral fillers and pigments, that under the correct application and curing conditions will give a durable and high quality finish which is 100% solids when cured.
Mitsubishi Chemical’s specialty resins are used in products ranging from solvent systems, coatings, adhesives and packaging to oil and gas drilling. These highly engineered specialty products are known for their unsurpassed quality and superior properties.
Ion Exchange Resin
DIAION™ products include high quality ion exchange resins, chelating resins, and synthetic adsorbents produced by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation and its subsidiary producers. Backed by over 70 years of experience, DIAION™ resins are known for excellent quality and come in a range of matrixes from gel to porous and highly porous structures, each ideal for a range of applications.
GOHSENX™ and GOHSENOL™
Specialty Polyvinyl Alcohol
A line of advanced polyvinyl alcohol resins which have been modified for a variety of special functions. GOHSENX’s water resistance or excellent dispersion properties are examples of characteristics that conventional PVOH do not possess.
High Acid Resin
Many of DIANAL's high acid resins can be used in solvent systems. They can also be dispersed in alkaline water systems.
Our hydroxyl functional resins have an OH value from 8 to 90. These products are used in applications from adhesives to urethane coatings.
jER™ epoxy resins are high-performance, multipurpose thermosetting resins that includes a reactive epoxy group at the end that offer tremendous material propertity adaptation freedom. jER™ resins feature a low coefficient of thermal expansion as well as low shrinkage at curing. The dimensional stability as well as chemical, heat and moisture resistance offer a wide range of applications and excellent adhesion to metal, porcelain, concrete and more. By adding various modifying agents such as fillers, flexibility agents and diluents, customers can attain specific application requirements, making jER™ epoxy resins ideal for a wide variety of applications.
METABLEN is a plastic additive that improves and increases toughness and processability of materials. It also further improves mechanical properties, appearance and effectiveness of final products when added in small amounts. METABLEN can be added to a wide variety of resins, including PVC and engineering plastics as well as polyolefins and epoxy resins.
Mowinyl are anionic polymer emulsions from Mitusbishi Chemical that have been specially designed for textile inks as well as graphic arts and paper applications. They are known for having extremely low viscosity acrylic or styrene and acrylic emulsions as well as high solid content and ink concentration. Mowinyl emulsions have low odor and are mixable with calcium salts as a fixing agent.
Vinyl Alcohol Copolymer
The first of its kind water soluble, biodegradable, extrudable, and reactive vinyl alcohol resin. Applications include biodegradable/compostable gas barrier packaging, oil and gas drilling, water-soluble extrusions and molding, and dispersants.
Urethane Acrylate Oligomer
UV-curable resins are garnering wide-spread attention for their low-polluting, energy-saving properties and high productivity. Shikoh™ UV curable urethane acrylate oligomers, feature a wide assortment of formulating options from hard coats to soft elastic coatings for the radiation curing market. Applications include electronic devices, glass and metal adhesion and under coatings for metalizing materials, plastics, ink, wood and adhesives. Mitsubishi Chemical's SHIKOH holds the key to the future of ultraviolet curable resin.
Ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer
World-renown gas and hydrocarbon barrier resin used in multilayer barrier packaging. SoarnoL EVOH is a highly effective oxygen barrier, with excellent oil resistance and transparency.
Mitsubishi Chemical’s line of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) include materials that have properties of both thermoplastic and elastomeric materials. These products offer excellent physical properties and have consistent performance, which is key for use in the medical and automotive industries as well as others.
Thermoplastic Elastomer Compound
TEFABLOC™ incorporates several technologies including TPE-S, TPO and TPE-E. Among the large scale of possible properties, some are boosted in process by reactor or dynamic cross-linking.
Thermoplastic Elastomer Compound
Trexprene® TPV is a series of Vulcanized PP/EPDM based thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) that are heat and UV stabilized, ranging in harnesses from 45 Shore A to 50 Shore D.
Thermoplastic Elastomer Compound
ZELAS™ are polymers designed for medical applications including R-TPO, specialty TPE compounds and tie layer resins. Specific solutions designed for film, tubing and injected molded components for the medical industry.
DIACRON™ polyester toner resins from Mitsubishi Chemical have very low energy usage and high-speed fusing, which offers great molecular weight control. The DIACRON™ color toner is non-magnetic, providing great durability. These resins have good anti-hot offset properties as well as good dispersion of ester wax. Additionally, the negative pole has great charge control. A major advantage of DIACRON™ resins is the eco-friendly low VOC release, which ensures odorlessness during coping. In addition, DIACRON™ toner resins are created through our proprietary suspension polymerization method that significantly reduces odor as well as leaving very few residual monomers. Mitsubishi Chemical’s pigment design technology has earned an excellent reputation of high-quality products with a robust product lineup, which includes a range of standard, low-, middle- and high-viscosity as well as high gel materials. With expertise in emulsification polymerization and coagulation control technology that can customize grain form and size, DIACRON™ toner resins deliver high resolution material through various development processes.
In the rapidly growing field of polyester resins for toners, Mitsubishi Chemical is a major player with DIANAL's DIACRON line of polyester resins. These products provide outstanding low-temperature fusing and durability and are available as cross-linked or linear polyester resins. With a full range of commercial styrene and polyester-based products, there is one to fit most every need. In addition, we also have the expertise to partner with customers to develop proprietary custom manufactured resins as well.
FB-Series Resins for Toner Binder
DIANAL FB-series products are styrene-acrylic copolymers for toner binders in copiers and printers. Dianal has a wide variety of resins which are manufactured both in the USA and Japan using the aqueous suspension polymerization method.