Michem® Flex P1853R

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A water-based primer designed for a variety of substrates used in multiple applications including extrusion lamination, extrusion coating, and applying other functional coatings such as PVDC, acrylics, etc. It is designed for high-abuse applications including liquids and chemicals by providing exceptionally high bond strength with excellent chemical and water resistance. Michem® Flex P1853R is approved for direct food contact and can be utilized as a heat seal coating adhering to a variety of materials such as film, paper, and metal.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Heat Seal CoatingsSubstrate - film, Substrate - paper, metal
Extrusion Coating Primerschemical resistance, adhesion for film, adhesion for metal and paper

Physical Properties

AppearanceWhite, translucent liquid
pH7.5 – 9.0
Percent Non-Volatile28.0% – 30.0%
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 100
Spindle Number1

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

Additional Information

Description: Water-based primer and heat seal coating for extrusion coated resins and treated film substrates

Handling: 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: 24 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Flex P1853R

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MFP1853R)

Aubange, Belgium (MFP1853R.E)

Tuas, Singapore (MFP1853R.S)