Patent Number: 8,877,324

Title: Polyamides as binders for printing inks

Abstract: One aspect of the present invention relates to the use of a polyamide as a binder for printing inks, wherein the polyamide is a reaction product (P) of (1) one or more compounds which are chosen from the group of primary and/or secondary monoamines and polyamines with (2) a dimer fatty acid and (3) a carboxylic monoacid, with the proviso that the dimer fatty acid (2) building block of (P) contains at least 30% by weight of monomer fatty acid.

Inventors: Metla; Dharakumar (Chalfont, PA), Balasubramaniam; Vasudevan (Goshen, NY), Bianchi; Matthew (Northville, MI)

Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH

International Classification: B32B 3/10 (20060101); C09D 11/10 (20140101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00