Michem® Prime 2960

Michem Prime Family Overview

Michem® Prime functionalized copolymer dispersions deliver the flexibility, water and chemical resistance, and barrier properties of polyethylene in a water-based form. Property enhancements include excellent clarity, adhesion, lower heat seal temperature, durability, and crosslinkability. Learn more about Michem Prime »


Provides outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates, and enhances the corrosion, water, grease, oil and solvent resistance of coatings and adhesives.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Nonwovensheat seal for binders, adhesion
Leatheradhesion promotion, heat seal, water resistance
Fiber SizingPE compatible

Physical Properties

AppearanceSemi-translucent liquid
pH11.0 – 12.0
Emulsifier ChargeAmmoniated dispersion
Percent Non-Volatile16.5% – 17.5%
Recommended pH Range> 7
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 500
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Copolymer dispersion

Handling: Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

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. Store in original container

Shelf Life: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Prime 2960

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MP2960)

Aubange, Belgium (MP2960.E)

Tuas, Singapore (MP2960.S)