Michem® Prime 4990R

Brand Family Overview

ProHere™ grades are waterborne polymer dispersions and emulsions specifically developed for use in metal coatings. The range encompasses both polymer resins that can serve as organic binders in a coating formulation as well as lubricants and anti-scratch additives for metal processing and in-use lubricants.

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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.


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

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

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