Michem® Flex HS 268

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are environmentally friendly emulsions and natural oil blends designed to improve the weatherability of exterior surface coatings by providing water resistance and good water bead to wood and concrete. They enhance the natural pattern of wood and can serve as an effective additive in improving the durability and aesthetics of stone based substrates.

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Usage

Used for heat sealing or dry bond lamination applications, offering low temperature seal initiation and stronger bonds to paper, metal (foil or metalized surface), various primed films such as matt, pearlized cavitated BOPP or BOPET films. It should be used with the addition of a wax emulsion to control the coefficient of friction (typically 2 to 4% by weight) e.g. Michem® Lube 160 RPH.

Description

Water based dispersion of high molecular weight polyolefin

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Heat Seal Coatingsmetal, Substrate - film, Substrate - paper

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite to off-white liquid
pH9.4 - 10.5
Percent Non-Volatile36.0 - 39.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 100 - 350
Spindle Number3
RPM50

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFHS268)
SNG (MFHS268.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex HS 268 can be applied via rod, gravure, and spray. The EZ cup viscosity value for a #3 cup is 33 - 35 seconds.