PCL 500

Brand Family Overview

Ecrothan® polyurethane dispersions and PU-acrylic hybrid dispersions are specially developed for applications requiring maximum durability in a beautiful finish, e.g. for industrial wood. Available in grades for hard surfaces and flexible substrates, including 100% cosolvent-free grades.

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Designed to reduce hot plate frictional drag and improve board quality, this paper lubricant is applied to linerboard at the wet end of the doublebacker. In addition, PCL500 eliminates the smoky vapor cloud at the doublebacker caused by oil based lubricants. Properly diluted, it is gluable and printable.


Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Perishableslubricity for paper converting

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceAmber, translucent liquid
pH9.5 - 10.7
Percent Non-Volatile34.5 - 35.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 30 - 100
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (PCL500)
AUB (PCL500.E)

Application Data

PCL500 should be applied at the wet end of the double backer.