General Metal

ProHere® polymers and surface modifiers for waterborne metal coatings enhance lubricity; torque, tension and noise control; as well as appearance, haptics, durability, and anti-scratching of the finish.

Polymers for General Metal MFFT (°C) % Non-Volatile adhesion chemical resistance corrosion resistance fire retardancy flexibility hardness scratch resistance water resistance

ProHere® A 03001

(Water-based acrylate copolymer emulsion)

Polymer which provides adhesion when formulated in metal primers.

35 41.0 - 43.0              

ProHere® A 03002

(Water-based acrylate copolymer emulsion)

Provides adhesion, weather-ability, gloss, water resistance and some corrosion protection when used in pigmented primers and top coats, Direct-to-Metal paints and metal coatings.

0 41.0 - 43.0              

ProHere® A 03003

(Water-based acrylate copolymer emulsion)

A self-crosslinking polymer which provides chemical resistance, scratch resistance and hardness in top coats and metal coatings.

42 41.0 - 43.0          

ProHere® A 03010

(Water-based acrylic emulsion)

A versatile waterborne acrylic polymer emulsion specifically developed for direct-to-metal coatings. It can be formulated into high performance waterborne coatings with outstanding corrosion resistance, gloss, water resistance and hardness, which can be a good alternative to traditional solvent-borne DTM coatings.

30 49.0 - 51.0          

ProHere® S 06001

(Water-based styrene acrylate copolymer emulsion)

A polymer which provides adhesion and hardness when used to formulate anti-corrosion primers, top coats and metal coatings.

40 41.0 - 43.0          

ProHere® S 06002

(Water-based styrene acrylate copolymer emulsion)

Provides adhesion and flexibility when formulated in anti-corrosion primers, base coats and metal coatings.

13 49.0 - 51.0            

ProHere® S 06004

(Water-based styrene acrylate copolymer emulsion)

Provides adhesion, flexibility, alkali resistance, acid resistance and salt spray resistance in anti-corrosion primers, base coats, water based active rust protection primers and metal coatings for the automotive industry and ship construction.

9 47.0 - 49.0          

ProHere® U 10002

(Water-based polyurethane acrylic hybrid system)

Polymer used in the formulation of fast drying, fast hardening, abrasion resistant top coats for metal coatings.

30 34.0 - 36.0              

ProHere® U 10003

(Water-based polyurethane dispersion)

A polymer used in the formulation of flexible, abrasion resistant, glossy top coat systems for metal coatings.

0 39.0 - 41.0              

ProHere® V 30290

(Water-based vinylacetate copolymer emulsion)

A polymer used in the formulation of intumescent coatings for metal structures which provides good adhesion and high foam stability at high temperatures.

5 50.0 - 52.0              
Additives & Modifiers for General Metal Available Form % Non-Volatile Emulsifier Charge abrasion resistance adhesion block resistance chemical resistance corrosion resistance enhanced lubricity increased CoF mar resistance matting mechanical strength reduced slip scratch resistance temperature resistance torque/tension control water resistance

Michem® Emulsion 51715

(Nonionic wax emulsion blend)

A water based metal strapping lubricant, this fully formulated coating may be applied by E-coating or dipping. It acts as a durable and lubricious coating for industrial strapping applications.

Emulsion 15.0 - 16.0 Nonionic                            

ProHere® E 00001

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pre-treatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 24.2 - 25.4 Ammoniated dispersion                        

ProHere® E 00002

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pre-treatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 20.0 - 22.0 Ammoniated / alkali dispersion                        

ProHere® E 00003

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pre-treatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 20.5 - 21.5 Ammoniated dispersion                        

ProHere® E 00004

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pre-treatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 27.5 - 29.0 Ammoniated dispersion                        

ProHere® E 00005

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pre-treatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 16.5 - 17.5 Ammoniated dispersion                        

ProHere® E 00006

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

Designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pre-treatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 24.0 - 26.0 Amine dispersed                        

ProHere® E 00007

(Polyolefin-acrylic hybrid dispersion)

A high solids water based binder designed for formulating anti-corrosion primers and pretreatment sealers for metallic substrates to provide excellent adhesion to various metallic substrates like steel, electroplated steel and aluminum. In addition, it provides excellent water resistance and chemical resistance to acids and many solvents.

Specialty Dispersion 34.0 - 36.0                        

ProHere® I 13001

(Polyimide solution)

Designed for metal coatings that need to deal with extremely high temperatures. It provides good adhesion, very high chemical resistance, very high mechanical strength and excellent high temperature resistance.

Solution 10.0 - 12.0 N/A                    

ProHere® I 13002

(Polyimide solution)

Designed for metal coatings that need to deal with extremely high temperatures. It provides good adhesion, very high chemical resistance and excellent high temperature resistance.

Solution 13.5 - 15.5                    

ProHere® L 90001

(Paraffin/polyethylene emulsion)

Imparts lubricity and contributes to water resistance to metal coatings without affecting gloss.

Emulsion 29.5 - 30.5 Anionic                          

ProHere® L 90002

(Paraffin emulsion)

Imparts lubricity and contributes to water resistance to metal coatings without affecting gloss.

Emulsion 49.0 - 51.0 Nonionic                        

ProHere® L 90005

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

Imparts lubricity, scratch and abrasion resistance to metal coatings without affecting gloss.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                      

ProHere® L 90006

(Polyethylene emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings.

Emulsion 36.5 - 37.5 Nonionic                          

ProHere® L 90007

(Maleated polypropylene dispersion)

Imparts scratch and abrasion resistance to metal coatings, as well as anti-slip properties.

Dispersion 34.0 - 36.0 Anionic / Nonionic                        

ProHere® L 90008

(Nonionic dispersion of polyethylene wax)

Imparts abrasion resistance and lubricity, while giving a matting effect to the surface of metal coatings.

Dispersion 49.5 - 50.5 Nonionic                        

ProHere® L 90009

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

Imparts enhanced lubricity, abrasion resistance, scratch resistance and torque/tension control to metal coatings.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                      

ProHere® L 90010

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

A phenol and formaldehyde free emulsion for metal coatings which imparts abrasion resistance, scratch resistance, enhanced lubricity, and torque/tension control.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Nonionic                    

ProHere® L 90011

(Nonionic polyethylene emulsion)

Imparts lubricity and scratch resistance for metal coatings.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                          

ProHere® L 90013

(Nonionic Fischer-Tropsch wax emulsion)

Used as an additive to provide lubricity, block and abrasion resistance and scratch resistance to metal coatings.

Emulsion 38.0 - 42.0 Nonionic                    

ProHere® L 90100

(Anionic polyethylene emulsion)

Imparts lubricity, scratch and abrasion resistance to metal coatings.

Emulsion 34.5 - 35.5 Anionic                    

ProHere® L 90101

(Nonionic microcrystalline wax emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Nonionic                          

ProHere® L 90102

(Anionic microycrystalline wax emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings.

Emulsion 41.0 - 43.0 Anionic                          

ProHere® L 90103

(Nonionic, polyethylene dispersion)

Gives a matting effect to the surface of metal coatings.

Dispersion 49.5 - 50.5 Nonionic                          

ProHere® L 90104

(Nonionic polypropylene emulsion)

Imparts scratch and abrasion resistance to metal coatings, as well as anti-slip properties.

Emulsion 39.5 - 40.5 Anionic / Nonionic                    

ProHere® L 90110

(Nonionic polypropylene emulsion)

A high efficiency additive that imparts mar, slip and block resistance in metal coatings.

Emulsion 34.0 - 36.0 Anionic / Nonionic                        

ProHere® L 90600

(Anionic polyamide dispersion)

Provides excellent lubricity, scratch and abrasion resistance and matting to the surface of metal coatings.

Emulsion 22.0 - 24.0 Alkali dispersed                

ProHere® L 90700

(Solvent dispersion of carnauba wax)

A very effective slip and abrasion resistant additive for the metal coatings industry.

Solvent Dispersion 17.0 - 19.0                          

ProHere® L 90800

(Nonionic PTFE dispersion)

Provides excellent lubricity, while adding scratch and abrasion resistance to metal coatings. It also has high temperature resistance, giving a matting effect to the surface.

Dispersion 40.0 - 43.0 Nonionic                    

ProHere® L 90801

(Nonionic PTFE dispersion)

Imparts lubricity and scratch resistance to metal coatings, giving a matting effect to the surface.

Dispersion 49.0 - 51.0 Nonionic                        

ProHere® L 90900

(Anionic carnauba wax emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings and presents food contact compliance.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                          

ProHere® L 90901

(Nonionic carnauba wax emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Nonionic                          

ProHere® L 90902

(Nonionic carnauba wax emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Nonionic                            

ProHere® L 90903

(Anionic co-emulsion of carnauba and paraffin waxes)

Provides lubricity in metal coatings.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                            

ProHere® L 90904

(Anionic carnauba wax emulsion)

Imparts lubricity to metal coatings.

Emulsion 24.5 - 25.5 Anionic                            

ProHere® U 10001

(Nonionic polyurethane emulsion)

Provides good adhesion to various metallic substrates, high mechanical flexibility and chemical resistance. Combining this with a wide formulation freedom and good optical aspects, it is a good starting point for your direct-to-metal formulations.

Dispersion 58.0 - 60.0 Anionic / Nonionic                        

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