Adcote™ 123 is a two-component curing type laminating adhesive designed for laminating combinations of polyester, metallized polyester, nylon, polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene, polypropylene, aluminum foil, and paper. Used in scrim and fabric laminations, excellent weatherability with proper coreactant.

Features & Benefits

High performance, used primarily in film/film and film fabric laminations. High strength and good weaterability using Coreactant 9L10. Excellent for use in fabric laminations including scrim encapsulation.

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure|Reverse roll|Smooth roll transfer
Coreactant F or Coreactant 9L10
Coating Weight
3.2-4.8 lbs/ream
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
clear to pale yellow liquid
7.9 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
100:7 with Coreactant F, 100:5.6 with Coreactant 9L10
Recommended Diluent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Drying Web Temperature
200-250 °F
Key Performance Benefits
High strength, high heat and chemical resistacne, weatherability
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
Supplied Solids
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Cure Time
7-14 days for maximum properties
Mixed Viscosity
1700 cps
Nip Temperature
150-350 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
4-8 hours time to slit
Pot Life
8 hours
Polyester, metallized Polyester, Nylon, PVC, Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Aluminum Foil, Paper
Bond Strength
> 1200 gli
1100-1700 cPs, #4 Spindle @ 20 RPM @ 25 °C

Technical Resources

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