PCL 500

Brand Family Overview

ThermaGloss® overprint varnishes (OPVs) impart excellent gloss to preprinted linerboard. Coated linerboard passes through the corrugator without picking, softening or smearing. Superior heat resistance eliminates the need for hotplate temperature reduction.

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Designed to reduce hot plate frictional drag and improve board quality, this paper lubricant is applied to linerboard at the wet end of the doublebacker. In addition, PCL500 eliminates the smoky vapor cloud at the doublebacker caused by oil based lubricants. Properly diluted, it is gluable and printable.


Nonionic polyethylene emulsion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Perishableslubricity for paper converting

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceAmber, translucent liquid
EZ Cup Viscosity (s) 10 - 20
Cup Number2
pH9.5 - 10.7

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (PCL500)
AUB (PCL500.E)

Application Data

PCL500 should be applied at the wet end of the double backer.


Avoid contact with eyes. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wear personal protective equipment.