A new aqueous polyamide dispersion now available from Michelman is designed for use as a fiber sizing in fiber reinforced nylon composites.
Hydrosize PA845 is solvent and VOC free with small particle size. The field tested and proven new dispersion has excellent processability and film forming properties and produces high strand integrity. It is also alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE) free and fully compliant with the EC Directives on plastics for food applications.
Hydrosize PA845 provides an alternative to Michelman's Hydrosize polyurethane fiber sizings for nylon composites, in applications where a greater degree of thermal stability is required.
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.