Michem® Flex HS9020

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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A water-based heat seal coating designed for heat sealing with polyolefin materials over a wide temperature range. It is excellent for sealing through contamination and ideal for horizontal and vertical form fill seal applications utilizing polyolefin materials that require high speeds, have temperature sensitive products, or have products that can contaminate seal areas. Michem® Flex HS9020 has a low seal initiation temperature for improved hot tack performance.


Water-based heat seal coating for heat-sensitive and high-speed packaging lines

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Heat Seal Coatingsmetal, Substrate - film, Substrate - paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH8.5 - 9.5
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityTBD
Percent Non-Volatile24.2 - 25.2
Specific Gravity0.97 - 0.99
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 50 - 400
Spindle Number2

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFHS9020)

Application Data

Michem® Flex HS9020 may need a primer like Michem® Prime 2300 to adhere to a film substrate. Apply 2 dry gsm meter for best results. For lower COF and anti-block control, use Michem® Lube 160 RPH at 3-5% loading.