ADCOTE 545

Adcote™ 545 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 545 adhesive adheres to a wide variety of substrates including cellophane, treated polyolefins, polyester, polyamide, aluminum foil, paper, metallized and PVDC coated materials, and the treated heat-sealable layers of coextrusions.The principal uses for Adcote 545 adhesive with coreactant are in meat and cheese packaging, coffee pouches, condiment packaging, cable wraps, and liquid packaging.

Features & Benefits

Adcote™ 545 adhesive provides optical clarity, high bond strength, and a high level of heat and chemical resistance.

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure
Coreactant
Coreactant F
Coating Weight
1.0-1.5 lbs/ream
Carrier
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Chemistry
Polyester
Color
Clear Amber Liquid
Density
8.8 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
90:10
Recommended Diluent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Drying Web Temperature
150-180 °F
Key Performance Benefits
optical clarity, high bond strength, and a high level of heat and chemical resistance.
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
30-40 %
Supplied Solids
66 %
Solvent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Thinner
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Cure Time
7-10 days @ 70 °F
Mixed Viscosity
3200 cPs
Nip Temperature
140-180 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
4-8 hours @ 70 °F for slitting/rewinding
Pot Life
> 8 hours
Substrates
Cellophane, Treated Polyolefins, Polyester, Polyamide, Aluminum Foil, Paper, metallized- and PVDC-coated Materials, Treated Heat-sealable Films
Viscosity
3,500 cPs @ 25 °C

Technical Resources

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