Michem® Flex P1853

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Shield waterbased polyethylene emulsions are an effective and inexpensive way to improve the performance of OPVs, and is FDA approved. Enhanced properties include excellent rub resistance, good gloss, re-coatability, and water resistance.

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


Water based primer for extrusion coated resins

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Extrusion Coating Primersadhesion for film, adhesion for metal and paper, peel strength, water resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite translucent liquid
pH7.5 - 8.5
Percent Non-Volatile28.0 - 30.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFP1853)
AUB (MFP1853.E)
SNG (MFP1853.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex P1853 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 19-21 sec.


Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.