Michem® Coat 40Y

Brand Family Overview

VaporCoat® recyclable water-based coatings confer high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps. Most VaporCoat grades are designed for “low MVTR”, to retard water vapor transmission in order to keep perishables fresh, frozen goods intact, or sensitive contents in factory condition. In response to market interest for greater food safety and preservation, additional VaporCoat products can inhibit contaminants ordinarily found in recycled paper from migrating into packaged dry food.

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A versatile water resistant coating which is gluable with a wide range of water based and hot melt adhesives.


Water resistant, cold set and hot melt gluable coating

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Food Servicewater resistance
Industrialwater resistance
Perishableswater resistance

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceMilky white, semi-viscous liquid
pH9.0 - 10.0
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 250 - 800
Spindle Number3

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Application Data

Michem® Coat 40Y can be applied at the corrugator and off-line using either a blade or a rod coater.


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