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Journal of Coatings Technology

, Volume 70, Issue 883, pp 47–53 | Cite as

N,N-bis (2-hydroxyethyl) fatty amide as novel environmentally friendly crosslinking agent for acid functional acrylic copolymer resin

  • Patel Pulin N.
  • D. A. Raval
  • V. M. Mannari
Technical Articles

Abstract

N,N-bis (2-hydroxyethyl) fatty amide (HAFA) derived from dehydrated castor oil (DCO) has been employed as a curing agent for a carboxylic acid functional acrylic resin (AAR). Coating compositions with a varying AAR/HAFA ratio have been prepared and their various film properties have been studied and compared with the conventional butylated melamine formaldehyde (MF) based systems. The study reveals that HAFA can be used successfully as a crosslinking agent for AAR in baking systems. In addition to other technical advantages, the use of HAFA is environmentally friendly as no toxic volatiles are evolved during curing reaction, unlike in MF-cured systems.

Keywords

Differential Scan Calorimetry Crosslinking Agent Maleic Anhydride Differential Scan Calorimetry Scan Fatty Amide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patel Pulin N.
    • 1
  • D. A. Raval
    • 1
  • V. M. Mannari
    • 2
  1. 1.V.P. & R.P.T.P. Science CollegeIndia
  2. 2.ICI (India) Ltd.India

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