Bomar® offers a range of specialized oligomers that enable formulators to expand the range of achievable properties.
UV-curable resins typically require solvents to clean or wash away resins from coating lines, printing presses, or 3D printed parts. Formulators looking to clean UV resins with water instead of solvents can utilize Bomar water-dilutable oligomers. These oligomers can be used to emulsify hydrophobic resins and improve the cleanup of these formulas.
Silicone urethane acrylates can be used to provide very low Tg, high elongation mechanical properties with a low coefficient of friction and low gloss. The combination of the low modulus, hydrophobic properties of silicone, and the toughness of urethanes result in well-balanced oligomers that enable desirable mechanical and surface properties.
While there are many benefits to using hydrophobic oligomers, they are most often selected for their moisture barrier and water-resistance properties. These materials exhibit enhanced flexibility at elevated temperatures, low water absorption, chemical resistance, weatherability, light stability, and optical clarity.
These properties are also desirable in functional and smart coating applications where anti-fogging and frost-resistant properties are required.
Bomar hydrophobic oligomers deliver various desirable properties, such as moisture barrier and water resistance. This makes them ideal for the formulation of inks used in printing applications like offset, flexo, screen, and inkjet. Hydrophobic oligomers are also well suited for moisture-barrier coatings used in electronic coatings, and for coating steel, plastic, and glass. Unlike solvent-based materials, Bomar hydrophobic oligomers contain no VOCs, resulting in a greener process. They also offer fast cure speeds for increased productivity and the ability for LED surface cure.
Use our Oligomer Product Finder to sort and compare products by backbone chemistry, reactive group, and viscosity. Products can also be refined by flexibility, weatherability, water absorption, abrasion, INCI or tin-free properties.
Excellent chemical, thermal, scratch, and abrasion resistance for coatings, OPVs, and printing inks.
Provides impact resistance and toughness and has excellent adhesion to various substrates.
Low viscosity oligomer with excellent cure response for rapid prototyping 3D printing resins.
Polybutadiene urethane acrylate designed to meet rigorous electronic applications.
Offers high temperature resistance and excellent flexibility for electronic coatings, inks and PSAs.
Imparts incredible toughness and flexibilty, making it ideal for impact and bend-resistant coatings.
Designed to meet rigorous electronic coating applications. Has excellent hydrophobic properties.
Color stable, optically clear oligomer with a desirable balance of toughness and flexibility.
Excellent adhesion, optical clarity for nail & optical coatings. Adhesion promoting co-oligomer.
Tin-free, abrasion-resistant oligomer with enhanced flexiblity for film and foil coatings.
Offers a balance of toughness and flexibility, with very low color for plastic and wood coatings.
Low viscosity, rapid curing, non-yellowing oligomer ideal for 2D and 3D inkjet applications.
Oligomer suitable for abrasion resistant wood coatings, hydrolytically stable inks, and coatings.
Non-yellowing oligomer with rapid cure speed for coatings and graphic arts applications.
Excellent dielectric properties and radiation curability for rigorous electronic applications.
Softer, more flexible version of BRC-843. Enhances hardness in ink and coating applications.
Bomar partners with all size companies searching for a reliable and knowledgeable raw chemical contract manufacturing partner. Our 30+ years of experience manufacturing oligomers and resins, intermediate coatings, and other chemical materials gives us the technical background and expertise needed for successful toll manufacturing relationships.
Dymax designs and manufacturers dispense and light-curing systems. These systems are optimized to work seamlessly with Bomar oligomers to gain process efficiencies by delivering rapid surface cure, depth of cure, and speed of cure in an economical way.