Regalrez hydrocarbon resins

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[Eastman formerly Loos and Dillworth] A registered trademark of Hercules for a series of low molecular weight hydrocarbon resins. All types are produced by polymerization and hydrogenation of pure monomer hydrocarbon feedstocks. They are advertised as highly stable, light colored, low molecular weight resin suggested for use in plastics modification, adhesives, coatings, sealants, and caulks.

  • Regalrez™ 1018 a nonpolar hydrocarbon resin. Tech Data
  • Regalrez 1085 hydrocarbon resin. Tech Data
  • Regalrez® 1094 is a hydrogenated oligomer of styrene and alpha-methyl styrene. Regalrez 1094 is the base material in both Gamvar Picture varnish and UVS Finishing varnish. It contains no added antioxidants or UV stabilizers. Tech Data
  • Regalrez™ 1126 hydrocarbon resin highly resistant to yellowing. Regalrez 1126 contains no added antioxidants or UV stabilizers. Tech Data
  • Regalrez 3102 hydrocarbon resin. Tech Data
  • Regalrez™ 6108 hydrocarbon resin containing both cycloaliphatic and aromatic resins. Tech data

Synonyms and Related Terms

Regalrez 1094; Gamvar Picture varnish; UVS Finishing varnish;

Resources and Citations

  • Hans Piena, 'Regalrez in Furniture Conservation', JAIC 2001, Volume 40, Number 1, Article 5 (pp. 59 to 68) Link
  • J.Whitten, R.Proctor, "Recently Introduced Low Molecular Weight Resin Varnishes" AIC Painting Conservation Catalog, Varnishes and Surface Coatings, p.109, 1998.
  • Paintings Specialty Group, Paintings Specialty Group, Painting Conservation Catalog, Wendy Samet (ed.), AIC, Washington, DC, 1998
  • 20th Century Materials, Testing and Textile Conservation, 9th symposium, Harpers Ferry Regional, 1988
  • Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998
  • Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997
  • Website: www.herc.cgi-bin.Product2_query.idc