Michem® Flex HS 268

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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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.


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
Functional Coatingsbarrier

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH9.4 - 10.5
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 100 - 350
Spindle Number3

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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.


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