Michem® Flex R1924
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.See more Michem Prime products.
An environmentally friendly primer that promotes print receptivity and adhesion of water-based and UV cured inks and coatings used in printing flexible packaging and labels. It improves ink adhesion on a variety of substrate materials including polyolefins, paper, and foil.
Water-based print receptive primer for water-based and UV inks
This product is used in many applications including the following:
|Functional Coatings||print receptivity, rub resistance, water resistance|
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These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.
|Appearance||Straw to pink colored translucent liquid|
|EZ Cup Viscosity (s)||25 - 27|
|pH||7.0 - 9.0|
|Shelf Life (mo)||24|
|Freeze/Thaw Stability||None: protect from freezing|
|Percent Non-Volatile||42.0 - 45.0|
|Specific Gravity||0.99 - 1.01|
|Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s)||200 max|
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Michem® Flex R1924 can be applied via gravure, flexo and other coating methods. A corona treatment of the surface is recommended before applying the coating. A coat weight of 0.4 gsm dry is recommended. The product needs to be dried using hot air. EZ Cup Viscosity - #2Cup, 25 - 27 seconds.