MEK 74

An Acrylic Emulsion For Use In Water-Based Inks And Over Print Varnishes.

Applications: MEK 74 is a film-foaming emulsion for use in water-based flexographic and gravure inks and overprint varnishes providing good adhesion, water and grease resistance. It is very suitable as film-former in overprint varnishes providing high COF.

Safety: When handling these products, advice and information given in the safety data sheet must be complied with. Further, protective and workplace hygiene measures adequate for handling chemicals must be observed

Typical Physical Characteristics (Not Be Considered Specifications)
Appearance Semi-translucent Emulsion
Non-Volatile 48%
Molecular Weight(Wtt. av.) >200,000
Viscosity at 250°C(770°F)(Brookfield) 600 mPa.s.
pH 8.1
Acid value(on solids) 69
Density at 25° C (77°F) 1.05g/cm3
Minimum film-foaming temperature -3°C (27°F)
Glass transition temperature TG (DSC) -8°C (18°F)
Freeze/thaw-stable Yes

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