Michem® Flex P888

Brand Family Overview

NurtureYield® is a family of additives and binders for coatings formulations designed to protect and improve the performance and processing of agricultural materials. Products which can be improved by the use of NurtureYield include seeds, plants, and fruits.

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Usage

A transparent high oxygen barrier water-based coating designed primarily for polyolefin materials. It is more durable and can withstand fracturing and pinholes compared to traditional barrier coatings. Michem® Flex Primer 888 is Michelman's compostable version and is key in achieving a transparent high oxygen barrier compostable package. It can also be combined with metallization processes as a protective oxygen barrier coating.

Description

Water-based coating that provides a clear compostable oxygen barrier for polyolefin packaging materials.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingscompostable, oxygen barrier, Substrate - film

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceClear, yellow liquid
pH6.0 - 10.0
Percent Non-Volatile9.0 - 11.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <100
Spindle Number1
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MFP888)
SNG (MFP888.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex P888 can be applied via flexo, gravure or rod coater, in-line or off-line. Substrates must be corona treated prior to application of the coating. Drying of the coating should be carried out with hot, circulating air. Typical coating weight is 0.3 dry gm².