Covinax 289-79


Covinax 289-79 is a permanent adhesive designed for cold temperature applications. Covinax 289-79 is transfer coatable on most commercial grade silicone liners and specifically formulated to coat on Gravure, Slot-Die and Roll coaters. Labels and tapes utilizing Covinax 289-79 DEV will adhere well to LSE (Low Surface Energy)
substrates including LDPE, HDPE and BOPP.


Polymer Type: Acrylic Copolymer
Protective System: Anionic & Non-Ionic Surfactants
Color: White
Viscosity (cps): 350 - 650 cps (RV#2/50RPM/77ºF)
Percent Solids (%): 57.5 - 65.0
pH: 4.9 - 6.5
Weight Per Gallon: 8.6 lb. 
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg): On-Set (DSC): -51.5°C 
                                                        Mid-Point (DSC): -44.5°C


A 1 mil (28g/m2) dry film of Covinax 289-79 DEV cast directly onto 1 mil thickness polyester film will exhibit the following average performance properties when tested on #304 stainless steel with a #3 surface finish.

Minimum Application Temperature:   10°F to 20°F                         N/A
Service (Use) Temperature:               -20°F to 250°F                       N/A 

NOTE: Minimum application and service temperatures are dependent upon many factors including face stock, adhesive coat weight, adhesion, and intended application. We can only offer an estimate based on the Tg and typical performance properties of the adhesive.

FDA Compliance: 21 CFR 175.105


Shelf life: Best if used within three months of date of manufacture. Mix before use for best results. Product is not freeze/thaw stable.

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The recommendations and data contained in this Product Data Sheet for use of this product are based on information Franklin believes to be reliable. They are offered in good faith without guarantee, as conditions and methods of use of our product by Customer are beyond Franklin’s control. Customer must determine the suitability of the product for a particular application before adopting it on a commercial scale.
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