Hydrosize® U5-02

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Prime functionalized copolymer dispersions deliver the flexibility, water/chemical resistance and barrier properties of polyethylene in a water-based form. Property enhancements include; excellent clarity, adhesion, lower heat seal temperature, toughness, and crosslinkability.

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Usage

A food contact compliant specialty coating and fiber sizing which offers improved thermal stability, higher strength and elongation to break.

Description

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
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile54.0 - 56.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 50 - 1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U502)
AUB (U502.E)

Storage

Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.