Michem® Prime 5931

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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Usage

Provides improved adhesion to polyolefin substrates and also exhibits excellent adhesion to paper, metallic and polymeric substrates as well as glass and polyester scrim. It can serve as a tie coat or primer and increases printability on metallic and polymeric substrates. It can be used as a heat sealable coating on most polymeric films, paper and foil. Patents Pending.

Description

Modified ethylene acrylic acid dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordageadhesion promotion, heat seal
Textiles & Leatheradhesion promotion, heat seal
Fiber SizingPE compatible
Inksadhesion promotion, chemical resistance
Overprint Varnishesadhesion promotion, chemical resistance
Nonwovensheat seal for binders

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite translucent liquid
pH8.0 - 10.0
Emulsifier ChargeN/A
Percent Non-Volatile27.5 - 29.0
Recommended pH Range>7
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MP5931)
AUB (MP5931.E)
SNG (MP5931.S)

Application Data

Michem®Prime 5931 can be applied by flexographic or rotogravure coating methods. A typical application rate of 1-2 gsm dry coating weight is recommended for most heat seal applications. As a tie coat or print primer application rates of 0.2 to 0.5gsm are usually sufficient. EZ Cup Viscosity = 8 - 13seconds, #3 Cup.

Storage

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