Covinax 289-01 DEV


Covinax 289-01 DEV is an APE-free, formaldehyde-free permanent adhesive designed for cold temperature applications requiring high peel and tack adhesion. Covinax 289-01 DEV 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 289-01 DEV will adhere well to LSE (Low Surface Energy) substrates including LDPE, HDPE and BOPP. Dry films are clear and will not yellow due to age or UV absorption.


Polymer Type: Acrylic Copolymer         
Protective System: Anionic & Non-Ionic Surfactants
Color: White
Viscosity (cps): 250 - 700 cps (RV#3/50RPM/77ºF)
Percent Solids (%): 58.0 - 62.0 
pH: 5.0 - 7.0
Weight Per Gallon: 8.5 lb. 
Glass Transition Temperature (Tg): On-Set (DSC): -45.9°C 
                                                             Mid-Point (DSC): -40.5°C





A 1 mil (28g/m2) dry film of Covinax 289-01 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.

Test                                                  Typical Values             Target Ranges             

180° Peel Adhesion1(lb)                            2.8                             2.2 minimum
Loop Tack3(lb)                                           2.3                             2.0 minimum
178° Shear Adhesion2 (minutes)              40                            20 minimum    



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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