Adcote™ FE-4A is used to provide aluminum foil or paper with a surface having lowest possible coefficient of friction and resistance to staining and corrosion. Coating provides slip level required for operating on spiral winding machine mandrels without use of slip sheets. Principal uses are in paper laminated aluminum foil stocks used as inner liners in spirally wound fiber cans for motor oil, caulking compounds, refrigerated biscuits and frozen citrus juice concentrates. Also, this product can be used as a mar-proof label top coating for print paper or printed foil.

Features & Benefits

Corrosion resistant, low friction, thermoplastic slip coating.

Key Properties

Application Method
Gravure|Smooth roll transfer
Coating Weight
1.0-1.2 lbs/ream (foil), 2.0 lbs/ream (paper)
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Acetone, Toluene
Milky Liquid
7.6 lbs/gallon
Recommended Diluent
60:40 Methyl Ethyl Ketone:Toluene
Drying Web Temperature
250-300 °F
Key Performance Benefits
high slip and low friction
Shelf Life
360 days
Applied Solids
12-20 %
Supplied Solids
28 %
Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Acetone, Toluene
Acetone, Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Toluene, Ethyl Acetate
Nominal Application Temperature
Room Temperature
Paper, Foil
25 sec, No. 4 Zahn cup @ 77 °F

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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