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 »
This dispersion provides outstanding adhesion to both metallic and cellulosic substrates and enhances the water, grease, oil, and solvent-resistance of coatings and adhesives. It can serve as a tie coat or primer for extrusion coatings, a foil laminate, specialty paper coating, paper sizing agent, heat sealable coating, and a nonwoven binder, and used as a thermally active binder in thermal transfer release coatings.
This product is used in many applications including the following:
|Inks||adhesion promotion, chemical resistance, heat seal, water resistance, thermal transfer release|
|Overprint Varnishes||adhesion promotion, chemical resistance, heat seal, water resistance, thermal transfer release|
|Nonwovens||heat seal for binders|
|Leather||adhesion promotion, chemical resistance, fiber sizing, heat seal|
|Automotive Care||water resistance|
|Heat Seal Coatings||Substrate - paper, metal|
|Die Lubes & Mold Releases||adhesion promotion, chemical resistance, heat seal, lubricity, thermal transfer release|
|Fiber Sizing||PE compatible|
|pH||8.4 – 9.4|
|Percent Non-Volatile||24.2% – 25.4%|
|Recommended pH Range||> 7|
|Brookfield Viscosity Range||50 – 400|
Description: Copolymer dispersion
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® Prime 4983R
Cincinnati, OH, USA (MP4983R)
Aubange, Belgium (MP4983R.E)
Tuas, Singapore (MP4983R.S)
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