Michem® Flex P888

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 primer offering superior metal adhesion when subsequently vacuum metallised. It also can be used as a clear transparent primer.

Description

Water based primer that contributes adhesion and improvements in oxygen barrier to film and metalized film substrates used in flexible packaging applications.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingsadhesion promotion

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceClear, yellow liquid
pH6.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile9.0 - 11.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFP888)
AUB (MFP888.E)
SNG (MFP888.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex P888 can be applied via flexo, gravure or rod coater. Substrates must be corona treated prior to application of the coating. Drying of the coating should be carried out with hot, circulating air.

Storage

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