Product Information
• Product Introduction
• Environment & Raw Materials
• Product Benefits
• Applications & Application Chart
• Inks
• Wood Finishes
• Other Applications
• Euro Norm Comparison Chart
Other Applications

Nobel NC nitrocellulose is the component of choice for a wide range of paints, varnishes and other finishes. It offers tough, clear protection and dries rapidly which makes it ideal for the following range of products:

  • Foil and film lacquers
    Nobel NC nitrocellulose is used in the formulation of lacquers for internal coatings of cellophane, aluminium foils and heat sealable coatings for the food and drinks packaging industry. The range of high viscosity grades available provides the high solid content, durability and flexibility required by this demanding market sector.

  • Cosmetics
    Nobel NC nitrocellulose is used in the formulation of nail varnishes, which need to demonstrate the highest standards of clarity, strength and purity as well as a rapid drying cycle. Extremely stringent requirements are met by closely monitoring and controlling levels of moisture and acidity.

  • Auto refinish paints
    High nitrogen, high viscosity grades of Nobel NC nitrocellulose are used to formulate specialist paints for refinish and repair within the automotive industry, where film strength and flexibility are essential.

  • Leather Finishes
    Leather goods require strong and flexible high gloss or matt finishes to enhance their appearance as well as protect them from moisture and heat. Nobel NC nitrocellulose is able to provide the range of viscosities to meet virtually any leather finishing requirement.