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Plastics & Rubber

A-C® 8

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) Homopolymer

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks, to improve surface properties such as rub, mar & abrasion resistance, by lowering the COF. It is also used as a gellant for hydrocarbon oils, a paraffin crystal nucleator in wax blends such as candles, and a viscosity diluent in HMAs. Can also be partially substituted for FT (Fisher Tropsch) Wax in adhesive applications without detracting from formulation properties.

General Information

  • Application
    • Bookbinding
    • Powder Coatings
    • Packaging
    • Tapes
    • Wood Working
    • Hot Melt
    • Pressure Sensitive
    • Reactive
    • Solvent Borne
    • Solvent Borne
  • Performance Function
    • Prevent Oil Migration
    • Adhesion-Cohesion
    • Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender
    • Reduce Processing Time
    • Lower Application Temperature
    • Temperature Resistance
    • Anti-Blocking
    • Slip
    • Rub
    • Matting
    • Release Feel and Touch
    • Gloss Control
    • Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance
    • Modify Open & Set Time
    • FT Placement
  • Type
    • Offset
    • mEO
    • PSA
    • Offset Paste
    • EVA
  • Product Settings
    • Dynamic
  • Physical Form
    • Prill
  • Product Family
    • PE Homopolymer
  • Industry
    • Adhesives

Properties

  • Hardness
    • 1 at 25 °C
  • Density
    • 0.93
  • Drop Point Mettler
    • 113 °C (235 °F)
  • Viscosity
    • 450 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number
    • Nil
  • Hide Drop Point
    • No

Standards & Approvals

  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval*
    • No
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval*
    • Yes
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*
    • No

Sampling

  • Sample Products
    • Yes

General Information

  • Application
    • Bookbinding
    • Powder Coatings
    • Packaging
    • Tapes
    • Wood Working
    • Hot Melt
    • Pressure Sensitive
    • Reactive
    • Solvent Borne
    • Solvent Borne
  • Performance Function
    • Prevent Oil Migration
    • Adhesion-Cohesion
    • Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender
    • Reduce Processing Time
    • Lower Application Temperature
    • Temperature Resistance
    • Anti-Blocking
    • Slip
    • Rub
    • Matting
    • Release Feel and Touch
    • Gloss Control
    • Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance
    • Modify Open & Set Time
    • FT Placement
  • Type
    • Offset
    • mEO
    • PSA
    • Offset Paste
    • EVA
  • Product Settings
    • Dynamic
  • Physical Form
    • Prill
  • Product Family
    • PE Homopolymer
  • Industry
    • Adhesives

Properties

  • Hardness
    • 1 at 25 °C
  • Density
    • 0.93
  • Drop Point Mettler
    • 113 °C (235 °F)
  • Viscosity
    • 450 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number
    • Nil
  • Hide Drop Point
    • No

Standards & Approvals

  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval*
    • No
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval*
    • Yes
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*
    • No

Sampling

  • Sample Products
    • Yes
  • Performance Function : Prevent Oil Migration|Adhesion-Cohesion|Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender|Reduce Processing Time|Lower Application Temperature|Temperature Resistance|Anti-Blocking|Slip|Rub|Matting|Release Feel and Touch|Gloss Control|Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance|Modify Open & Set Time|FT Placement
  • Type : Offset|mEO|PSA|Offset Paste|EVA
  • Product Settings : Dynamic
  • Application : Bookbinding|Powder Coatings|Packaging|Tapes|Wood Working|Hot Melt|Pressure Sensitive|Reactive|Solvent Borne|Solvent Borne
  • Physical Form : Prill
  • Product Family : PE Homopolymer
  • Industry : Adhesives
  • Hardness : 1 at 25 °C
  • Density : 0.93
  • Drop Point Mettler : 113 °C (235 °F)
  • Viscosity : 450 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number : Nil
  • Hide Drop Point : No
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval* : No
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval* : Yes
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF* : No
  • Sample Products : Yes
Data Sheet
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A-C® 8, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks.
application/pdf 5.41 KB
6/18/2021
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A-C® 8, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks.
application/pdf 5.41 KB
9/7/2022
5.41 KB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
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A-C® 8, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks.
5.41 KB
6/18/2021
5.41 KB
A-C® 8, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks.
5.41 KB
9/7/2022
5.41 KB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
A-C® 8, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks.
5.41 KB
6/18/2021
A-C® 8, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks.
5.41 KB
9/7/2022