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Thixotropic Alkyd - VALITHIX TS 050.01

Thixotropic Alkyd - VALITHIX TS 050.01

Medium Oil Thixotropic Alkyd Resin for Fast Structure Recovery in Solventborne Coatings

VALITHIX TS 050.01 is a medium oil, thixotropic alkyd resin at 50% solids, with a hard gel structure, dissolved in D60. The product acts as an excellent co-binder in solventborne paints & coatings. Specific benefits include its ability for fast structure recovery, ensuring tight adhesion of the coating to its surface, avoiding sagging of paint droplets.

Technical Specifications of Thixotropic Alkyd - VALITHIX TS 050.01

Physical Appearance



Yellow, amber


Dearomatized hydrocarbon mixture with a flash point of 60° Celsius.

Viscosity 25°C (dPa.s)

Strong gel

Acid Value (mg KOH/g)


Non-Volatile Content (%)


Density 20°C (g/cm3)


Oil Type

Linoleic rich

Oil Length (%)




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Applications - Coatings Binder

Binder/resin for paints & coatings

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Ali Atak

Ali Atak

Application Manager Inks, Coatings, Composites

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