ADCOTE AL 44

Adcote™ AL 44 is the modified polyester component of a two-component, curing-type laminating adhesive designed for use in laminations requiring high degrees of optical clarity.

Coreactant 9H1H must be used to achieve full properties. It is recommended for bonding polyester film to vacuum metallized polyester film for solar control film applications.

Features & Benefits

Optical clarity, UV resistance and moisture resistance. Excellent bonds to polyester

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure
Coreactant
Coreactant 9H1H
Coating Weight
1.25-2.0 lbs/ream
Carrier
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene, Arcosolv PMA
Chemistry
Modified polyester
Color
Clear to Pale Yellow Liquid
Density
8.1 lbs/gallon
Mix Ratio
100:3.2
Recommended Diluent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene, Arcosolv PMA
Drying Web Temperature
200-250 °F
Key Performance Benefits
Optical clarity excellent UV and moisture resistance
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
28-30 %
Supplied Solids
40 %
Solvent
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene, PM Acetate
Thinner
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene
Cure Time
7-14 days
Mixed Viscosity
2,500 cPs
Nip Temperature
160 °F
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Post Process Time
7-14 days
Pot Life
> 8 hours
Substrates
PET, metallized Films
Viscosity
2,500 cps

Technical Resources

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