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High purity zinc stearates used in plastic industry as a lubricant, release agent. Functions as acid scavenger in certain polyolefins.

Used In

  • It is mainly used to make single pack, baking type epoxy-amino, epoxy-phenolic coatings that are used in can coating industry.


Epotec YD 017 has higher softening point. This property imparts good hardness to the coating.

Typical Properties

Appearance Clear, colourless to light yellow flakes
Colour 0.5 G max.
Epoxy Equivalent Weight 1,750 – 2,100 g/eq
Viscosity @ 25ºC 2,000 – 4,000 cP
Viscosity @ 25ºC Y – Z1 (G-H)
Softening point 117 – 127 °C