High-grade Hydrocarbon Resin

Low-molecular weight / amorphous Aromatic Hydrocarbon resin with excellent color characteristics.


FTR™ is a High-Grade Hydrocarbon Resin developed by MITSUI CHEMICALS INC. for use in hot melt adhesives for book binding, packaging and varieties of adhesive tapes on the basis of its proprietary oligomer manufacturing technology.

FTR™ is colorless and transparent and shows excellent heat resistance, low odor, good compatibility with various plastics and elastomers, excellent high-temperature adhesion and color stability when used as tackifier.


Adhesive tapes (cellophane, polystyrene, polypropylene, etc. as their substrate)
Hot melt adhesives (EVA, EEA, SIS, SBS, etc.)

EVA : ethylene / vinyl chloride copolymer

EEA : Ethylene / Ethyl acrylate copolymer

SIS : Styrene isobutylene block rubber

SBS : stylene butadiene block rubber