ADCOTE™ 37R972

Adcote™ 37R972 is a very low heat activating, water-based dispersion that is based on high molecular weight ethylene interpolymers. Adcote™ 37R972 exhibits good heat seal bonds when exposed to low temperature heat sealing conditions. It also has good clarity that may be achieved at low web temperatures. Adcote™ 37R972 is suggested for use as a heat seal coating, pigment binder, laminating adhesive, primer, and as a formulating base to produce other functional coatings. It can be applied to paper, various treated films, and aluminum foil. Adcote™ 37R972 is formulated to seal to polyester, polyethylene, polypropylene, aluminum foil, and PVDC-coated glassine paper.

Features & Benefits

Low activation temeprature for use on shrink film applications. Good clarity for use on films with little or no ink coverage.

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure|Wire Wound Rods
Coating Weight
1.5 lbs/ream for coating, 3.0 lbs/ream for lidding structures
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate
Tan Liquid
8.2 lbs/gallon
Recommended Diluent
DI Water
Drying Web Temperature
150-170 °F
Key Performance Benefits
Low activation temp, good clarity
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
38-43 %
Supplied Solids
45 %
Apply To Substrate
PET, Foil, Paper
Seal To Substrate
DI water
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
150 cPs @ 77 °F

Technical Resources

The Importance of Quality Control Testing By being diligent in recording and monitoring tests for each laminated structure many potential laminate problems can be averted. Read More...
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