Covinax 169-00 is a polyvinyl alcohol stabilized vinyl acrylic copolymer emulsion developed for a variety of permanent pressure sensitive applications requiring very aggressive tack. It exhibits outstanding adhesion to most synthetic films, including treated and untreated polyethylene and polypropylene, tyvek and cryovac. It performs well in low temperatures and is widely used in packaging applications both formulated and as a straight polymer. Covinax 169-00 can be formulated into a wash-away adhesive by the addition of a nonionic surfactant. The polyvinyl alcohol colloid allows easy cleanup and imparts excellent machining. It can be applied with a knife, rod, roller coater or extruded in beads for various packaging applications.Covinax 169-00 is FDA compliant under 21CFR 175.105, 21CFR 176.170, and 21CFR 176.180.
A 1 mil (28g/M2) dry film of Covinax 169-00 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.
A = Adhesive C = Cohesive FP = Fiber pick PT = Paper Tear T = Transfer
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