Michem® Flex 1820


Michem® Flex 1820 is a specialty clay coating which provides a receptive and absorbent layer for adhesives and glues in labeling applications. It also provides a matte surface finish.


Self adhering clay coating for labeling applications.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingsadhesion promotion, matte

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceCreamy liquid
pH7.0 - 8.5
Shelf Life (mo) 6
Freeze/Thaw StabilityNone: protect from freezing
Percent Non-Volatile49.0 - 51.0
DIN Cup Viscosity (s) 20 - 30
DIN Cup Number4
Specific Gravity1.25 - 1.35
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 500 max
Spindle Number3

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (MF1820)
AUB (MF1820.E)
SNG (MF1820.S)

Application Data

Michem® Flex 1820 can be applied via gravure, rod or blade coating technologies.


Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.