Hydrosize® U5-02

Brand Family Overview

DigiGuard® aqueous and UV curable overprint varnishes protect and enhance the appearance of printed materials. Various grades are available for commercial print jobs; form, fill and seal packaging; and food contact applications.

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A food contact compliant specialty coating and fiber sizing which offers improved thermal stability, higher strength and elongation to break.


EU food contact compliant, polyurethane dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordageadhesion promotion
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, hydrolysis resistance, impact resistance, PA compatible, PET/PBT compatible, thermal stability

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceMilky white liquid
pH7.2 - 8.5
Percent Non-Volatile54.0 - 56.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 50 - 1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U502)
AUB (U502.E)