ADCOTE 506-40

Adcote™ 506-40 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.

Features & Benefits

Adcote™ 506-40 adhesive adheres to polyester, aluminum foil, and the treated side of polyethylene and polypropylene. Adcote 506-40 adhesive provides optical clarity, high bond strength, and excellent heat and chemical resistance.

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure
Coreactant
Coreactant F, Coreactant 9L10
Coating Weight
1.5-3.0 lbs/ream
Carrier
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Chemistry
Polyester
Color
Clear Amber Liquid
Density
7.8 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
100:5 for Coreactant F, 100:4 for Coreactant 9L10
Recommended Diluent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Drying Web Temperature
150-180 °F
Key Performance Benefits
High heat and chemical resistance, retortable
Shelf Life
60 days
Applied Solids
20-30 %
Supplied Solids
40 %
Solvent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Thinner
Ethyl Acetate, Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene
Cure Time
7-14 days @ 70 °F
Mixed Viscosity
450 cps
Nip Temperature
180-250 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
12-24 hours @ 70 °F for slitting/rewinding
Pot Life
> 8 hours
Substrates
Polyester, Aluminum Foil, Treated Side of Polyethylene and Polypropylene
Bond Strength
> 1,200 grams/inch
Viscosity
450 cPs @ 25 °F

Technical Resources

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