Michem® Flex 1820

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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.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Functional Coatingsadhesion promotion, matte

Physical Properties

AppearanceCreamy liquid
pH7.0 – 8.5
Percent Non-Volatile49.0% – 51.0%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 500
Spindle Number3

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

Additional Information

Description: Self adhering clay coating for labeling applications.

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Use personal protective equipment as required.

Storage: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep from freezing

Shelf Life: 6 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Flex 1820

Site(s) of Manufacture (and Product Code):

Aubange, Belgium (MF1820.E)

Tuas, Singapore (MF1820.S)