Covinax 081-01 is a hydroxyethyl cellulose stabilized vinyl acrylic copolymer emulsion developed for permanent pressure sensitive applications. It has good heat, plasticizer and oil resistance, which allow it to be used on vinyl labels and in automotive applications involving vinyl substrates or oily surfaces. The performance of this product can be best characterized as high peel with moderate shear and tack. It exhibits excellent adhesion to synthetic films such as polyester. The HEC colloid in Covinax 081-01 allows good machinability on both rod and roll coaters. In addition, it can be sprayed.
Covinax 081-01 is FDA compliant under 21CFR 175.105.
A 1 mil (28g/M2) dry film of Covinax 081-01 cast directly onto 1 mil thickness polyester film will exhibit the following average performance properties when tested on #304 stainless steel, which has a #3 surface finish.
C = Cohesive A = Adhesive PT = Paper Tear Z=Zippy FP = Fiber pick
Yellowing (Colorimeter “b” value)
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