AquaFLON® 52

AquaFLON® 52 is a nonionic aqueous dispersion of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).

Technical Documents

AquaFLON® 52

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® 52 is a nonionic aqueous dispersion of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE).


AquaFLON® 52 is recommended for flexographic and gravure water-based inks and specialty coatings. It is used at 1-5%of the total formula weight.

Features and Benefits:

 Rub and Abrasion Resistance
 Slip (Low COF)
 High Temperature Resistance
 Broad Chemical Resistance

Typical Properties:

Appearance: White Thick Liquid
NPIRI Grind: 2.0 max
Weight/Gallon: 11.0 – 12.0 lbs/gal
Viscosity: 1,500 – 2,500 CPS
% Non Volatile: 57 – 63
pH 7 – 8


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 meets the requirements of 21 CFR 175.105, 175.300, 176.170, and 176.180.

Safety, Shipping and Handling:

Precautions: Keep from freezing.

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End Use Applications

Air Dry, Aqueous, Architectural, Baking, Can, Coatings, Commercial, Dispersion, Flexographic, Gravure, Industrial, Inks, Liquid Inks, Overprint Varnish, Packaging

Features and Benefits

Chemical Resistance, Ease Of Incorporation, High Temperature Resistance, Recoatability, Release, Rub And Abrasion Resistance, Slip (Cof)



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