Michem® Flex P888
Brand Family Overview
Michem® Prime functionalized copolymer dispersions deliver the flexibility, water/chemical resistance and barrier properties of polyethylene in a water-based form. Property enhancements include; excellent clarity, adhesion, lower heat seal temperature, toughness, and crosslinkability.See more Michem Prime products.
A transparent high oxygen barrier water-based coating designed primarily for polyolefin materials. It is more durable and can withstand fracturing and pinholes compared to traditional barrier coatings. Michem® Flex Primer 888 is Michelman's compostable version and is key in achieving a transparent high oxygen barrier compostable package. It can also be combined with metallization processes as a protective oxygen barrier coating.
Water-based coating that provides a clear compostable oxygen barrier for polyolefin packaging materials.
This product is used in many applications including the following:
|Functional Coatings||compostable, oxygen barrier, Substrate - film|
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These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.
|Appearance||Clear, yellow liquid|
|pH||6.0 - 10.0|
|Shelf Life (mo)||12|
|Percent Non-Volatile||9.0 - 11.0|
|Specific Gravity||0.99 - 1.00|
|Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s)||<100|
Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)
Michem® Flex P888 can be applied via flexo, gravure or rod coater, in-line or off-line. Substrates must be corona treated prior to application of the coating. Drying of the coating should be carried out with hot, circulating air. Typical coating weight is 0.3 dry gm².