Brasifen - Brasilac

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Brasifen – Brazilian Gum Lac - Brasilac - Respin


Brasifen is a natural resin extracted from the Brazilian Pine or Candelabra tree, Araucaria Angustifolia, a conifer tree native to southern Brazil, northeast Argentina and parts of Paraguay. The resin is processed using an alcoholic solution.


Brasifen is sold in powder form and has similar thermoplastic properties to Shellac. A similar product called Brasilac is available in flake and powder form.


Wood Treatment Industry

Brasifen is used in varnish and lacquers.

Printing & Packaging Industry

Brasifen is a constituent in flexographic inks.

Other Industries

Brasifen is used in lightbulb capping cement and fireworks.