A-C copolymer 400

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[Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal), Morristown, NJ] A registered trademark for an ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer. A-C® 400 is a white waxy solid with a slight waxy odor. The product is used commercially in hot-melt adhesives, paper coatings, and cosmetics. Other similar A-C® ethylene vinyl acetate copolymers include A-C® 405 (6-11% vinyl acetate), and A-C® 430 (semi-solid at room temperature).

Synonyms and Related Terms

A-C 400; A-C® 405; A-C® 430

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Softening point = 83 C
  • Vinyl acetate = 13%
  • Melting Point = 75-102 C
  • Density = 0.92-0.93 g/ml

Resources and Citations

  • Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998