Michem® Flex P1883

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Primer for metal and paper substrates promoting good adhesion to extrusion coated resins resulting in strong bond strength as well as excellent water and chemical resistance. It may also be used as a low temperature heat seal coating for bonding aluminum foil to itself or to paper.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

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

Physical Properties

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH8.4 – 9.4
Emulsifier ChargeAmmoniated dispersion
Percent Non-Volatile24.2% – 25.4%
Recommended pH Range> 7
Brookfield Viscosity Range50 – 400
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Water based heat seal coating and primer for extrusion coated resins.

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

Storage: Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. 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 P1883

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MFP1883)

Aubange, Belgium (MFP1883.E)

Tuas, Singapore (MFP1883.S)