Hydrosize® Link U480

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

An APE free, high strength sizing for glass and carbon fiber with excellent adhesion for use with chopped strand and Long Fiber Thermoplastics. Hydrosize® Link U480 is specifically designed to react with PA6 and PA6.6 resin matrices and provides superior aging performance and glycol resistance.

Description

Nonionic polyurethane dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, continuous fiber, hydrolysis resistance, impact resistance, PA compatible, PET/PBT compatible, PPS 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 - 10.0
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile56.0 - 58.0
Recommended pH Range>7.0
Specific Gravity0.97 - 1.10
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 50 - 2000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U480)

Application Data

Stir well before using in production.

Storage

Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.