Nitrocellulose resin, also known as nitrocellulose lacquer or cellulose nitrate resin, is a type of resin derived from nitrocellulose. It is formed by dissolving or dispersing nitrocellulose in a solvent mixture, typically a blend of organic solvents and plasticizers. Nitrocellulose resin is widely used in various industries due to its film-forming properties, adhesion, and fast-drying characteristics.

Applications of Nitrocellulose Resin:

  1. Coatings and Finishes: Nitrocellulose resin is extensively used in the production of coatings, lacquers, and finishes. It provides a durable and glossy film that adheres well to surfaces such as wood, metal, and plastics. Nitrocellulose lacquers are commonly used in automotive refinishing, furniture manufacturing, and general-purpose coatings.

  2. Printing Inks: Nitrocellulose resin is a key component in the formulation of printing inks, especially in flexographic and gravure printing. It helps in the dispersion of pigments, improves adhesion to substrates, and enables fast drying, making it suitable for various packaging, labels, and commercial printing applications.

  3. Adhesives: Nitrocellulose resin is used in the production of adhesives, particularly in applications requiring fast-setting properties. It provides good initial tack, bond strength, and flexibility, making it suitable for applications in woodworking, bookbinding, and paper industries.

  4. Leather Finishes: Nitrocellulose resin is employed in the production of leather finishes, including topcoats and protective coatings. It enhances the appearance of leather goods, provides durability, and improves resistance to scratches and wear.

  5. Electronics and Electrical Industry: Nitrocellulose resin finds applications in the electronics and electrical industry for the production of insulating coatings and impregnation compounds. It offers protection against moisture, enhances insulation properties, and provides mechanical stability for electrical components.

Established suppliers of industrial nitro cellulose

Kiki’s Industrial Chemicals Ltd is a reputable supplier and distributor of industrial chemicals, including nitrocellulose resin. We offer a wide range of high-quality chemicals and materials to meet the diverse needs of industries in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and beyond. With our experience and expertise,we are known for providing reliable products and excellent customer service.

If you are interested in purchasing nitrocellulose resin or obtaining more information about other product offerings,  You can directly contact us or still  visit our website and send us an enquiry . Our sales team will provide you with details on availability, pricing, and specifications, as well as guide you in selecting the most suitable nitrocellulose resin for your specific application.










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