FGLASS™ X48

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties.

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Usage

This sizing polymer provides exceptionally tight particle size control for fiberglass and other fibers used to reinforce polypropylene. It provides excellent strand integrity in chopped strand applications and contributes to great mechanical properties in the final composite. It is characterized by its small and very consistent mean particle size. As a binder it provides block resistance for soft goods. This product is APE free.

Description

Maleated polypropylene dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, continuous fiber, impact resistance, PP compatible
Nonwovensblock resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH6.0 - 8.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile34.0 - 36.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (FGLASSX48)
AUB (FGLASSX48.E)
SNG (FGLASSX48.S)

Storage

Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.