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Q1. Is softness controllable?

A1. ARX series is provided as soft series about 1/10 as strong as the hard grade MBX series (cross-linked polymethyl methacrylate).
Relative strength of particles

Q2. Is solvent resistance controllable?

A2. It depends on solvent. We also provide grades with improved solvent resistance upon request. Please contact us for more information.
Solvent absorption (g) per g of polymer
Solvent/grade MBX MB30X MB20X MB30X
Ethanol 0.04 0.03 0.02 0.00
Acetone 0.66 0.43 0.24 0.13
MIBK 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
MEK 0.61 0.45 0.23 0.07
Ethyl acetate 0.76 0.44 0.22 0.00
Butyl cellosolve 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Toluene 0.12 0.02 0.00 0.00

Q3. I want to use Techpolymer as paint in an outdoor area. Will it discolor after being applied?

A3. The MBX series can withstand outdoor use. It is resistant to ultraviolet light and does not yellow.
The results of an accelerated exposure test are shown below.


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