Product/Service

E/Z Prime 895(TM)

Source: Elm Grove Industries, Inc.

E/Z Prime 895(TM)
E/Z Prime 895(TM) is a water-based, single-component primer/adhesive for bonding aluminum foil to polyethylene and other polyolefins by the extrusion or lamination process. Other ionomer polyesters
E/Z Prime 895(TM) is a water-based, single-component primer/adhesive for bonding aluminum foil to polyethylene and other polyolefins by the extrusion or lamination process. Other ionomer polyesters and co-polymers also have been successfully bonded to foil, and each other, in various combination.

Features

  • Versatility - Substrate combinations incorporating foil/heat seal layer interfaces made with E/Z Prime 895(TM) may be used for a wide range of pouches to contain a variety of package contents.
  • USDA and FDA components approved for packaging.
  • High bond levels.
  • Used as supplied — no diluting necessary.
  • Stable, 9-month shelf life if kept tightly closed.
  • Ease of drying.
  • Spills clean up with water.
  • Non-hazardous to workers and environment.
  • Fully recoverable if frozen.

Application Conditions
In general, application conditions should correspond to the following:

Room Temperature 50 degrees F and up
Solution Temperature 35 degrees F and up
Application Method Direct Gravure, Flexo, Rod, Roll, etc
Accepting Film Corona treated recommended, but not required
Extrudate Condition Should be oxidized while coating

Typical Properties

Appearance ............... Milky White
Solids ............... 19.80% - 20% or customer specified
Density ............... 0.991
Viscosity ............... 70-90 cps
Weight/Gallon ............... 8.26 lbs.
pH ............... 9.0-10.5
Shelf life ............... 9 months
Stability ............... Mechanical - excellent Freeze-thaw stable

Packaging Applications

The individual components of E/Z Prime 895(TM) have been approved for indirect food contact under FDA regulation 21 CFR part 175.105 and also conforms to CFR part 176.170 for Adhesive Laminates and CFR 176.170 and 21 CFR 176.180 and 175.300 components in contact with food.

Safety

Material Safety Data Sheet Material Data Safety Sheet for E/Z Prime 895 is available.
Labeling E/Z Prime 895(TM) is not classified as a hazardous substance under DOT or OSHA regulations or as a controlled product under WHIMS (Canada regulations). It does not contain any hazardous components at levels which have implications for labeling.

Elm Grove Industries, Inc., is a global supplier of specialty chemical products for the plastics and packaging industries.

The information contained herein is intended to assist you in determining the suitability of our product for your commercial or industrial applications. As performance characteristics vary according to application, operating conditions, use, etc., we recommend that you test our products to determine to your satisfaction that quality and performance are suitable for your particular purpose. Nothing herein shall constitute a warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to warranty of merchantability or fitness, nor is protection from any patent to be inferred.

Elm Grove Industries, Inc., PO Box 659, 910 Elm Grove Rd., Elm Grove, WI 53122. Tel: 262-797-9244; Fax: 262-797-9763.