• Electronics—Metal paste

    Eastman cellulose esters should be considered important formulation tools in the following metal paste products, which are used in the construction of electronic components for computers, mobile phones, automobiles, aircraft, medical, and various consumer products.

    • Nickel, copper, and silver pastes for multilayer ceramic capacitors
    • Nickel and silver pastes for plasma display panels
    • Thermistor and resistor pastes
    • Welding pastes
    • Glazing pastes
    • Silver and aluminum solar battery pastes
    • Non-fired solder pastes
    • Screen printing of carbon cathodes on lithium batteries
    • Solid oxide fuel cell electrolyte pastes

    Eastman cellulose esters aid in the production of effective metal pastes for electronic components. Their attributes result in paste preparation improvements:

    • Low residue after burnout
    • Rheology control of metal and nonmetal pastes used in various electronic components, providing good print definition and storage stability to reduce particle sedimentation
    • Easy to dissolve with excellent compatibility

    Eastman cellulose esters produce excellent compatibility with the main solvent used in the electroceramics industry—terpineol.

    Need help in selecting the right cellulose ester for your application?

    Property comparison

    Property comparisonProperty comparison

    Compare product properties, access technical and safety data sheets, and obtain guidance on product selection.

    Application brochure

    Selection considerationsSelection considerations

    Considerations in selecting the best cellulose ester for your application requirements.

    Technical resources

    Technical resourcesTechnical resources

    Access brochures, technical presentations, videos, and other resources to help you succeed.

    Ask the experts

    Ask the expertsAsk the experts

    Contact an Eastman expert for more information.