ThermaSoy™ LT heatset web offset bio Vehicle
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Thermasoy Vehicle LT is a soy oil-based gel vehicle designed to be used as a main vehicle in heatset ink formulations for the purpose of making soy-based heatset inks with low VOC content and high bio/renewables content.
Thermasoy Vehicle LTis 83% solids, so you can also use it to reduce VOC content in your current heatset ink formulas. ThermaSoy Vehicle LT is a high-vscosity, high-gel structure vehicle and is best used to retain viscosity and gel structure in web offset inks with a tack below 10 points @ 1200 RPM. For higher tack inks, incorporate ThermaSoy Vehicle ULEV, which is a more free-flowing gel version of this product. Bio/Renewables content of ThermaSoy LT is approximatey 40%.
Thermasoy Vehicle LT contains approximately 24% Soy Oil, which also makes it suitable for any type of no heat web offset ink, especially if the ink is to be used on any absorbent stock.
Tack: 16 points @ 400 RPM @ 90 F
Viscosity (Laray): 560 Poises/9,500 Dynes/sqCM Yield @ 40 C
Resin Type: Rosin/Hydrocarbon-based 150C MP
Solvent Percentage: <18%
Soy/Vegetable Oil content: 24%