Adcote™ 102E adhesive is the polyester component of a two-component laminating adhesive which requires the use of an isocyanate coreactant. This polyester, in conjunction with various isocyanate terminated coreactants, functions as an adhesive for flexible packaging and industrial laminations. Adcote™ 102E adhesive adheres to a wide variety of substrates including cellophane, treated polyolefins, polyester, polyamide, aluminum foil, metallized and PVDC-coated materials, and the treated heat sealable layers of co-extrusions.

Features & Benefits

Adcote™ 102E adhesive provides optical clarity, high bond strength, and a high level of heat and chemical resistance. Good UV resistacne if using 9L10 co-reactant

Key Properties

Application Method
Coreactant F; Coreactant CT; Coreactant 9L-10
Coating Weight
1.2-2.5 lbs/ream
Ethyl Acetate
Clear to Pale Yellow Liquid
8.35 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
100:6.5 for Coreactant F, 100:5.2 with Coreactant CT
Recommended Diluent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Drying Web Temperature
150-180 °F
Key Performance Benefits
Special Performance
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
15-25 %
Supplied Solids
36 %
Ethyl Acetate
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Cure Time
7-14 days @ 70 °F
Mixed Viscosity
1,500 cPs
Nip Temperature
160-200 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
24-48 hours @ 70 °F
Pot Life
> 8 hours
PE, PP, Coex Films; metallized Films, PET, Foil, PVDC-coated substrates, Nylon, Cellophane, PVC
1,500 cPs @ 25 °C

Technical Resources

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