Adcote™ 37R345-PS is a water-based dispersion that is based on high molecular weight ethylene interpolymers. When properly applied, it will produce a porous, gas-sterilizable coating for Tyvek1 spun bonded polyolefin and sterilizable paper. Adcote™ 37R345-PS is formulated to seal to polystyrene, vinyl, XT2 polymer, ND the polyethylene side of a polyester/polyethylene laminate.

Features & Benefits

It exhibits good opacity, block resistance, and porosity. Adcote™ 37R345-PS is suggested for use as a heat seal coating for medical packaging and other peelable lidding applications.

Key Properties

Application Method
Air knife|Gravure
Coating Weight
2.0-5.0 lbs/ream
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
Tan Liquid
8.2 lbs/gallon
Recommended Diluent
DI Water
Drying Web Temperature
150-200 °F
Key Performance Benefits
Good porosity, can be ETO and gamma sterilized
Shelf Life
180 days
Applied Solids
< 43 %
Supplied Solids
45 %
Apply To Substrate
Paper, Non-woven Spun Bonded Polyolefin
Seal To Substrate
PE, PS, PVC, XT polymer
DI water
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
400 cPs @ 77 °F

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