Hydrosize® U8-01

Brand Family Overview

ACqua™ aqueous dispersions offer an environmentally-friendly metal protection alternative. Based on ionomers of ethylene copolymers, these coatings resist acids, solvents and corrosion.

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Usage

An APE free sizing for chopped glass and carbon fiber.

Description

Nonionic polyurethane dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, impact resistance, PA compatible, PET/PBT compatible, PP compatible, thermal stability

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceMilky white
pH6.5 - 8.5
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile54.0 - 56.0
Recommended pH Range>6
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U801)
AUB (U801.E)
SNG (U801.S)

Application Data

Soft, polyether based polyurethane sizing with excellent emulsion stability.

Storage

Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.