ADCOTE 545-80

Adcote™ 545-80 is a solvent-based, two-component polyurethane adhesive with high solid characteristics, and excellent heat and chemical resistance. This polyester adhesive in conjunction with various isocyanate terminated coreactants functions as a laminating adhesive for flexible packaging and industrial applications. . Adcote 545-80 adhesive adheres to a wide variety of substrates including cellophane, treated polyolefins, polyester, polyamide, aluminum foil, paper, metalized and PVDC coated materials, and the treated side of heat-sealable coextruded films. Typical Uses Adcote 545-80 with Coreactant F is suitable for the lamination of transparent and aluminum-containing structures with and without sandwich printing. Principal uses are in flexible materials for food pouches, vacuum or gas flushed luncheon meats and cheese, coffee pouches, condiment packaging, cable wrap laminations, liquid packaging, hygroscopic powders, chemicals and cosmetics.

Features & Benefits

Adcote™ 545-80 provides optical clarity and high bond strength, broad adhesion and high run solids

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure
Coreactant
Coreactant 9L10, Coreactant F, Coreactant CT
Coating Weight
1.1-2.5 lbs/ream
Carrier
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Chemistry
Polyester Urethane
Density
9.1 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
100:11.2 for Coreactant 9L10, 100:14 for Coreactant F, 100:11.2 for Coreactant CT
Recommended Diluent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Drying Web Temperature
150-200 °F
Key Performance Benefits
optical clarity and high bond strength, broad adhesion and high run solids
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
35-50 %
Supplied Solids
80 %
Solvent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Thinner
Methyl Ethyl Ketone , Ethyl Acetate, Toluene
Cure Time
4-10 days
Mixed Viscosity
6,500 cPs
Nip Temperature
125-180 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
4-8 hours @ 70 °F
Pot Life
6 hours (static), 12 hours (dynamic)
Substrates
Cellophane, Treated Polyolefins, Polyester, Polyamide, Aluminum Foil, Paper, metallized- and PVDC-coated Materials, Treated Heat-sealable Films
Viscosity
6,500 cPs @77 °F

Technical Resources

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