https://industrial.honeywell.com/us/en/search-results.html
Outage Notification: This website will undergo a planned maintenance outage on Saturday, June 5, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. EDT (6:30-8:30 p.m. UDT). We regret any inconvenience this may cause.

Paints & Coatings

A-C® 6

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) Homopolymer

Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks, to improve surface properties such as rub, mar & abrasion resistance, by lowering the COF. It is also used as a gellant for hydrocarbon oils, a paraffin crystal nucleator in wax blends such as candles, and a viscosity diluent in HMAs. Can also be partially substituted for FT (Fisher Tropsch) Wax in adhesive applications without detracting from formulation properties. Used in cable flooding compounds, along with polybutene.

General Information

  • Product Settings
    • Dynamic
  • Physical Form
    • Prill
  • Product Family
    • PE Homopolymer
  • Type
    • PVC
    • mEO
    • EVA
    • Offset
    • Offset Paste
  • Performance Function
    • Increase Heat Resistance
    • Improves Metal Release
    • Lower Application Temperature
    • Decreases Die Pressure
    • Slip
    • Lowers Melt Temperature
    • Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender
    • Improves External Lubrication
    • Improves Gloss
    • Improve Adhesion to Substrate
    • Matting
    • Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance
    • Rub
    • Anti-Blocking
    • Prevent Oil Migration
    • Reduce Processing Time
    • Fusion Time Delay
    • Release Feel and Touch
  • Application
    • Compounding
    • Bookbinding
    • Profile-Rigid
    • Packaging
    • Pipe
    • Solvent Based Coatings

Typical Uses

  • Coatings
    • Anti-Blocking, Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance, Matting, Release Feel and Touch, Slip
  • Inks
    • Anti-Blocking, Gloss Control, Rub, Slip
  • Rubber
    • Filler-Pigment Dispersion
  • Adhesives
    • Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender, Improve Adhesion to Substrate, Increase Heat Resistance, Lower Application Temperature, Prevent Oil Migration, Reduce Processing Time
  • Plastics
    • Decreases Die Pressure, Filler-Pigment Dispersion, Fusion Time Delay, Improves External Lubrication, Improves Gloss, Improves Metal Release, Lowers Melt Temperature

Properties

  • Viscosity
    • 375 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number
    • Nil
  • Hide Drop Point
    • No
  • Density
    • 0.92
  • Drop Point Mettler
    • 106 °C (223 °F)
  • Hardness
    • 4 at 25 °C

Standards & Approvals

  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval*
    • Yes
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval*
    • No
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*
    • No

Other

  • Other Notes
    • * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.

General Information

  • Product Settings
    • Dynamic
  • Physical Form
    • Prill
  • Product Family
    • PE Homopolymer
  • Type
    • PVC
    • mEO
    • EVA
    • Offset
    • Offset Paste
  • Performance Function
    • Increase Heat Resistance
    • Improves Metal Release
    • Lower Application Temperature
    • Decreases Die Pressure
    • Slip
    • Lowers Melt Temperature
    • Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender
    • Improves External Lubrication
    • Improves Gloss
    • Improve Adhesion to Substrate
    • Matting
    • Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance
    • Rub
    • Anti-Blocking
    • Prevent Oil Migration
    • Reduce Processing Time
    • Fusion Time Delay
    • Release Feel and Touch
  • Application
    • Compounding
    • Bookbinding
    • Profile-Rigid
    • Packaging
    • Pipe
    • Solvent Based Coatings

Typical Uses

  • Coatings
    • Anti-Blocking, Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance, Matting, Release Feel and Touch, Slip
  • Inks
    • Anti-Blocking, Gloss Control, Rub, Slip
  • Rubber
    • Filler-Pigment Dispersion
  • Adhesives
    • Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender, Improve Adhesion to Substrate, Increase Heat Resistance, Lower Application Temperature, Prevent Oil Migration, Reduce Processing Time
  • Plastics
    • Decreases Die Pressure, Filler-Pigment Dispersion, Fusion Time Delay, Improves External Lubrication, Improves Gloss, Improves Metal Release, Lowers Melt Temperature

Properties

  • Viscosity
    • 375 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number
    • Nil
  • Hide Drop Point
    • No
  • Density
    • 0.92
  • Drop Point Mettler
    • 106 °C (223 °F)
  • Hardness
    • 4 at 25 °C

Standards & Approvals

  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval*
    • Yes
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval*
    • No
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF*
    • No

Other

  • Other Notes
    • * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.
  • Product Settings : Dynamic
  • Physical Form : Prill
  • Product Family : PE Homopolymer
  • Type : PVC|mEO|EVA|Offset|Offset Paste
  • Performance Function : Increase Heat Resistance|Improves Metal Release|Lower Application Temperature|Decreases Die Pressure|Slip|Lowers Melt Temperature|Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender|Improves External Lubrication|Improves Gloss|Improve Adhesion to Substrate|Matting|Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance|Rub|Anti-Blocking|Prevent Oil Migration|Reduce Processing Time|Fusion Time Delay|Release Feel and Touch
  • Application : Compounding|Bookbinding|Profile-Rigid|Packaging|Pipe|Solvent Based Coatings
  • Coatings : Anti-Blocking, Mar Abrasion-Scratch Resistance, Matting, Release Feel and Touch, Slip
  • Inks : Anti-Blocking, Gloss Control, Rub, Slip
  • Rubber : Filler-Pigment Dispersion
  • Adhesives : Fischer-Tropsch Wax Extender, Improve Adhesion to Substrate, Increase Heat Resistance, Lower Application Temperature, Prevent Oil Migration, Reduce Processing Time
  • Plastics : Decreases Die Pressure, Filler-Pigment Dispersion, Fusion Time Delay, Improves External Lubrication, Improves Gloss, Improves Metal Release, Lowers Melt Temperature
  • Viscosity : 375 at 140 °C
  • Acid Number : Nil
  • Hide Drop Point : No
  • Density : 0.92
  • Drop Point Mettler : 106 °C (223 °F)
  • Hardness : 4 at 25 °C
  • FDA Indirect Food Additives Approval* : Yes
  • FDA Direct Food Additives Approval* : No
  • Plastic Pipe Institute/NSF* : No
  • Other Notes : * The regulation includes a reference to this product. This does not imply blanket approval. End users should refer to the specific FDA regulation for details including extraction limitations and restrictions on the use of this product.
Data Sheet
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
A-C® 6, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks, to improve surface properties such as rub, mar & abrasion resistance, by lowering the COF.
5.46 KB
5/17/2021
PDF 5.46 KB
Name
Description
File Size
Date
Size
A-C® 6, Low density polyethylene (LDPE) homopolymer in a prill form, for use in solvent borne coatings, heatset and liquid solvent borne inks, to improve surface properties such as rub, mar & abrasion resistance, by lowering the COF.
5.46 KB
5/17/2021
PDF 5.46 KB