SUKOREZ is Kolon Industries' brand of hydrogenated hydrocarbon tackifier resins. The SUKOREZ products range from low color to water-white clear, and are used in the formulation of hot melt adhesives, hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives, acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives. Additionally, these products find applications in polymer modification (polypropylene and polyethylene).
SUKOREZ resins are typically soluble in hexane, carbon tetrachloride, toluene, tetrahydrofuran, benzene, chloroform, chlorobenzene, and carbon disulfide. SUKOREZ resins are typically insoluble in butyl acetate, methyl isobutyl ketone, isopropyl alcohol, ethyl acetate, methyl ethyl ketone, acetone, 1,4-dioxin, aniline, butyl alcohol, furfuryl alcohol, and methanol.
Additionally, the resins are typically compatible with linseed oil, soybean oil, tall oil, tricresyl phosphate, butyl benzyl phthalate, dioctyl phthalate, dibutyl phthalate, gum rosin, tall oil rosin, ester gum, polyterpene, paraffin wax, microcrystalline wax, carnauba wax, polyethylene wax, natural rubber, butyl rubber, SBS block copolymer, SIS block copolymer, SEBS block copolymer, amorphous polyalpha olefins, ethylene vinyl acetate, and is partially soluble in polystyrene and phenolic resins.