Micronax 241-01


Micronax 241-01 is a water-based pressure sensitive adhesive that utilizes our proprietary microsphere technology. This ultra-removable, repositionable product offers good quick stick to a wide variety of substrates. Labels coated with Micronax 241-01 can be attached and re-attached repeatedly without loss of its initial quick stick and without ghosting (residual adhesive left behind). Labels can be easily removed from a variety of substrates without marking or damaging the surface.  Even delicate surfaces like newspaper will not be damaged when removing advertisement notes coated with Micronax. Micronax 241-01 can be used for protective masking tapes and paper, wall boarders and graphics, postal labels, retail labels, and other instances where a clean removable or repositionable behavior is needed. The development of performance properties is highly dependent upon the amount of adhesive applied. A typical coating weight of 10-13 g/m2 (6-8 lb/ream) is suggested as a starting point. Micronax 241-01 is designed for direct coating via Mayer rod or gravure methods. Transfer coating may not be appropriate for this technology. AGITATE AT MODERATE SPEED BEFORE USE. 



Polymer Type: Acrylic                                                              
Protective System: Alcohol and surfactant stabilized                  
Color: White               
Viscosity (cps): 400 Max (RVF, Spindle #2/50 RPM/25°C)                     
Percent Solids (%): 30.0 - 34.0 
pH: 8.0 - 9.5                                                                                              
Weight Per Gallon: 8.3
Freeze/Thaw Stability: Unstable
Shelf Life: 4 months in closed container (Protect from freezing)
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg): (DSC): -70°C



A 1/2 mil (14g/m2) dry film of Micronax 241-01 cast directly onto 1 mil thickness polyester film will exhibit the following average performance properties when tested on #304 stainless steel, which has a #3 surface finish.
Test                                               Typical Values                      Target Range
180° Peel Adhesion1                        91g (0.20 lb)                227g (0.50 lb) maximum
Loop Tack2                                     136g (0.30 lb)                363g (0.80 lb) maximum


Minimum Application Temperature:  >32°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: NONE


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