Soytex™ Extender

Soytex Extender is used in the manufacture of soy oil-based non-laser compatible business forms inks.  Soytex Extender, as the name implies, is soy oil-based, containing approximately 25% soy oil. Soytex extender has 100 percent solids and is virtually VOC-free. It is used as an excellent letdown vehicle for making all kinds of no heat web inks such as forms inks when combined with just about any type of flush. 

Soytex Extender has a short, thick gel consistency. To obtain a more free-flowing soy forms extender, please see Soytex Extender FFG in this catalog.

Please consult the Formulations Guide for more extensive information and formulas using Soytex Extender.

Soytex Extender is not recommended for use in making laser-compatible forms inks. Please use Soytex Extender LZR for laser inks.


Tack: 7-8 points @ 400 RPM @ 90 F

Viscosity (Laray): 128 Poises/3,900 Dynes/sqCM Yield @ 40 C

Resin Type: Rosin-Modified Phenolic 155C Melt Pt

Solvent Percentage: 0% 

Solvent Boiling Range: N/A

Soy Oil Content: approx 25%

Soybeans: prior to crushing and oil extraction

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