Hydrosize® U5-02

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Emulsion is a versatile family of products that adds value to a wide range of markets. Markets include paint & coatings, fiberglass, inks & OPVs, floor care, wood finishes, automotive care products, building products, carpets, die lubricants, fruit & vegetable coatings, textiles, and urethane foam.

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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
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile54.0 - 56.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Specific Gravity1.00 - 1.15
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 50 - 1000
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U502)
AUB (U502.E)

Application Data

Stir well before using in production.