AquaFLON® 50-RC

AquaFLON® 50-RC is an aqueous dispersion of submicron polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and is produced to be in compliance with EU regulatory requirements.

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AquaFLON® 50-RC

PTFE Aqueous Dispersion

The AquaFLON® product line is comprised of aqueous dispersions of PTFE or PTFE with wax. These products are designed for stability, pourability and easy incorporation into water based systems. They are used as additives to provide slip and abrasion resistance.

Product Description:

AquaFLON® 50-RC is an aqueous dispersion of submicron polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and is produced to be in compliance with EU regulatory requirements.

Application:

AquaFLON® 50-RC is recommended for a wide variety of specialty applications in inks and coatings such as overprint varnishes for can coatings and water-based inkjet formulations. Due to its extremely small particle size, AquaFLON® 50-RC is most suitable for thin film applications at a suggested recommended level of 1-5% solids to the total formula weight.

Features and Benefits:

 Rub and Abrasion Resistance
 Slip (Low COF)
Superior Optical Properties (e.g. Clarity, Transparency)
 Gloss Retention

Typical Properties:

Hegman Grind: 7.0 min
Weight/Gallon:  11.1 – 12.1 Lbs / Gal
% Non Volatile:  52 – 56
   pH:  7 – 9.5

Regulatory Status:

The components of this product are listed on multiple chemical inventories. For specific information on the applicable chemical inventories, please refer to the product SDS. This product complies with the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/784 on PFOA and (EU) 2021/1297 on C9-C14 (per Shamrock QSOP-202E and QSOP-205E).

Safety, Shipping and Handling:

For complete safety, shipping and handling information please contact your regional Customer Service Representative, or our Customer Service Team at customerserviceteam@shamrocktechnologies.com.

For more information about Shamrock’s other products or capabilities please visit us at our website, ShamrockTechnologies.com.

 

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PTFE

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