Michem® Prime 4990R

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

Provides outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates, and enhances the water, grease, oil and solvent resistance of coatings and adhesives. Can serve as a tie coat or primer for extrusion coatings, a foil laminate, a specialty paper coating, a paper sizing agent, a heat sealable coating, nonwoven binder and can also be used as a thermally active binder in thermal transfer release coatings.

Description

Ethylene acrylic acid dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordageadhesion promotion, heat seal, water resistance
Functional Coatingsthermal transfer release
Inksadhesion promotion, chemical resistance
Overprint Varnishesadhesion promotion, chemical resistance
Thermal Transferrelease

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH7.8 - 8.8
Emulsifier ChargeAmmoniated dispersion
Percent Non-Volatile32.0 - 35.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 200 - 850
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MP4990R)
AUB (MP4990R.E)
SNG (MP4990R.S)

Storage

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.