Hydrosize® U5-01

Brand Family Overview

NatureShield® products from Michelman are environmentally friendly emulsions and natural oil blends designed to improve the weatherability of exterior surface coatings by providing water resistance and good water bead to wood and concrete. They enhance the natural pattern of wood and can serve as an effective additive in improving the durability and aesthetics of stone based substrates.

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Usage

A specialty coating and fiber sizing which offers improved thermal stability, higher strength and elongation to break. This product is APE free.

Description

Polyurethane dispersion

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Cable & Cordageadhesion promotion
Fiber Sizingchopped strands, hydrolysis resistance, impact resistance, PA compatible, PET/PBT compatible, PPS compatible, thermal stability

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Physical Properties

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

AppearanceMilky white liquid
pH7.2 - 10.0
Emulsifier ChargeAnionic / Nonionic
Percent Non-Volatile55.0 - 58.0
Recommended pH Range>6
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) 200 - 800
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (U501)
AUB (U501.E)
SNG (U501.S)

Application Data

Stir well before using in production.

Storage

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