ADCOTE 545E

Adcote™ 545E is an ethyl acetate solvent analog of Adcote 545. Adcote 545E 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 545E adhesive adheres to a wide variety of substrates including cellophane, treated polyolefins, polyester, polyamide, aluminum foil, metallized and PVDC coated materials, and the treated heat sealable layers of coextrusions.

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, Coreactant CT
Coating Weight
1.0-1.5 lbs/ream
Carrier
Ethyl Acetate
Chemistry
Polyester
Color
Clear Amber Liquid
Density
9.22 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
100:10 for Coreactant F, 100:8 for Coreactant CT
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
60 %
Solvent
Ethyl Acetate
Thinner
Ethyl Acetate, Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene
Cure Time
7-10 days @ 70 °F
Mixed Viscosity
3,000 cPs
Nip Temperature
140-180 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
24-48 hours @ 70 °F
Pot Life
> 8 hours
Substrates
Cellophane, Treated Polyolefins, Polyester, Polyamide, Aluminum Foil, metallized- and PVDC-coated Materials, Treated Heat-sealable Layers
Viscosity
3,000 cPs @ 25 °C

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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