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Gum Rosin

Gum rosins ranging from Glycerol, Pentaerythritol or modified rosins and esters. As well as Maleic, Fumaric and dispersions!!!

Gum Rosins

Our AKGR004 is supplied in flakes, selected in origin specifically to comply with the most strict requirements for applications in cosmetics, specially the depilatory waxes. Our AKGR107 is a non Crystallizing Gum Rosin, ideal for some applications in adhesives. AKGR003 is our most common raw material, supplied in 225 kg drums, originated from Pinus Elliottis, typical from South American Pines.

Esters of Gum Rosin

Pentaerythritol or Glycerol esters for many applications. AKGR920 and AKGR922 are glycerol esters which comply with the requirements for the Food Additives Regulation, by its E number E445. Can be used as Chew gum and candies base, additives for the beverage industry as well. We also have other grades for the industrial applications from construction, to adhesives and paintings.

AKGR920 AKGR922 AKGR904 AKGR908 AKGR905 AKGR915
Type

GLYCEROL E445

GLYCEROL E445

GLYCEROL
GLYCEROL PENTAERYTHRITOL
PENTAERYTHRITOL
Drop Melting Point (°C)

84 – 88

87 – 93

85 – 90
78 – 83
93 – 98
100 – 105
Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

max 8

max 8

max 15
max 15
max 20 max 15
Color Index

max 7

max 9

max 4
max 4
max 5
max 5

Fumaric and Maleic Resins

Rosin adduct esters of Gum Rosin Fumaric and Maleic versions. Can be used in many applications as Fruit Coating for post harvest industry, varnishes and spirits, water base paints, coatings, flexographic industry.

AKGR501 AKGR701 AKGR713
Type

PENTA FUMARIC

PENTA MALEIC

POLYMERIC MALEICA
Drop Melting Point (°C)

145 – 165

140 – 150

125 – 135
Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

130 – 150

130 – 150

20 – 30
Color

max 7

max 7

max 6

 

Dispersions

AKGR154 is a gum rosin dispersion with 55% of solid contents. It is a solvent and APE (alkyl phenol ethoxylate) free formulation. Recommended for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSA). The AKGR152, with 51% of solids, is compatible with natural and Synthetic rubber, EVA base emulsions, Polyacrylic emulsions and others…It is used in applications in which is required a high strength of retention at the same time with a high initial tact.