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​​​​​​Eastman™ Coalescents

Eastman™ coalescents enable maximum film formation in latex paints, often improving overall paint performance.  Coalescent works by softening the latex particles, allowing them to fuse into a tough, continuous film.  Common coalescents include ester alcohols, esters, and glycol ethers.


Eastman coalescents:

  • Are compatible with a wide range of latex types and paint additives 
  • Allow good film formation under adverse temperature and humidity conditions 
  • Improve the overall performance of the paint   

Other important coalescent properties include:


Eastman™'s coalescents include:

Eastman Texanol™ ester alcohol
Eastman Optifilm™ enhancer 300
Eastman Optifilm™ enhancer 400
Eastman™ EEH solvent
Eastman™ DB solvent
Velate™ 368 Coalescent
Velate™ 375 Coalescent

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