Michem® Prime 6121

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, aids corrosion protection, 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, a specialty paper coating, a paper sizing agent, a heat sealable coating or a nonwoven binder.

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Die Lubes & Mold Releasescorrosion resistance
Leatheradhesion promotion, chemical resistance, fiber sizing, heat seal

Physical Properties

AppearanceTranslucent liquid
pH9.5 – 10.8
Emulsifier ChargeN/A
Percent Non-Volatile20.0% – 22.0%
Recommended pH Range> 7
Brookfield Viscosity Range< 400
Spindle Number2

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

Additional Information

Description: Copolymer dispersion

Handling: 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: 12 Months

Technical Data Sheet: Click here to download a Technical Data Sheet PDF for Michem® Prime 6121

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

Cincinnati, OH, USA (MP6121)

Aubange, Belgium (MP6121.E)

Tuas, Singapore (MP6121.S)