Michem® Flex P1853R

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

Promotes excellent adhesion to extrusion coated resins for metal and paper substrates, resulting in exceptionally high bond strength with good water resistance.

Description

Water based primer for extrusion coated resins and treated film substrates.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Heat Seal Coatingsmetal, Substrate - film
Extrusion Coating Primersadhesion for film, adhesion for metal and paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite, translucent liquid
pH7.5 - 9.0
Shelf Life (mo) 12
Freeze/Thaw StabilityTBD
Percent Non-Volatile28.0 - 30.0
Specific Gravity0.99 - 1.01
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 0 - 100
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFP1853R)
AUB (MFP1853R.E)
SNG (MFP1853R.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex P1853R may be applied via flexo, gravure or smooth roll coater. Dry thoroughly with hot, circulating air. May be used for in-line or off-line processes. Recommended application weight for film substrates is between 0.1 - 1.0 dry g/m2. EZ Cup Viscosity - #2 cup = 24.5-26.5 sec.

Storage

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