Mica Corporation manufactures and supplies a variety of water-based and other environmentally responsible primers and coatings which offer adhesion to paper, metal and plastic surfaces for the flexible packaging and converting industries.

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  • Water-Based Extrusion Primer

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    MICA A-131-X is high-performance, multi-purpose, waterborne primer for inks, coatings, adhesion promotion and extrusion applications. 

  • Developmental Waterborne Primer and Polyurethane Cure Accelerator

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    MICA CurePrime LP-1 is waterborne primer designed to promote adhesion and accelerate the cure of dry bond laminations made with polyurethane laminating adhesives.

  • Waterborne Barrier Coating

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    MICA R-2462 is a single component, solvent free coating designed to provide oxygen barrier on plastic films. It may also afford resistance to some grease and oils on paper. It is not a primer for extrusion coating.

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    MICA G-680 is a single component, aqueous resin dispersion useful as a primer for aluminum foil prior to extrusion coating with polyethylene and other polyolefins.

  • Water-Based Extrusion Primer

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    MICA H-760A is a high-performance, high solids, waterborne primer that can be used as a pre-printing primer, or for promoting adhesion of extruded resins to various supporting films and papers. 

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    MICA TC-124 is a water-based heat-seal coating designed to promote face-to-face heat-sealing of films, foils, and paper. 

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA H-722 is an economical, high solids waterborne primer that can be used as a pre-printing primer, or for promoting adhesion of extruded polyethylene to paper and film. 

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA M-1164 is designed to prime aluminum foil and metalized substrates prior to extrusion coating with polyethylene, copolymers, and ionomers.

  • Waterborne Low COF Heat-seal Coating

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    MICA T-598 is a water-based coating designed to promote face-to-face heat-sealing of films, foils, and paper. It has a low coefficient of friction (COF), high gloss, high transparency and a low heat-seal temperature.

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA H-788 is an economical water-based primer designed to promote the adhesion of extruded polyethylene to paper.  

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA G-1092 is a single component, aqueous polymeric dispersion designed  to be used as a primer for aluminum foil and metalized substrates prior to extrusion coating with polyethylene, copolymers and ionomers. Adhesion at the primed interface is stronger than typically observed with other polyethylene acrylic acid (EAA) based primers.

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    HME-118-B ian aqueous emulsion designed to function as sealing layer for most filmsfoil, and paper. It also adheres  to common container materials such as PE, PET, APET, PVC, PVDC, and PLA along with some adhesion to BOPP.

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer. Right?

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    Mica H-633 is a water-based  primer designed to promote the adhesion of extruded polyethylene resin to paperboard and clay-coated paper.  

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA M-2420 & MICA M-2420-B are aqueous resin dispersions designed to promote adhesion of extruded ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) resins to film substrates.

    MICA M-2420 passes the severe service exposure test when used with ozone. 

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    HME-120  is an aqueous emulsion designed to function as low COF sealing layer for most films, foil, and paper.It also adheres  to common container materials such as PE, PET, APET, PVC, PVDC, and PLA, along with some adhesion to BOPP.

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA M-2112-A can  promote adhesion of extruded resins to various films and papers, but was formulated specifically for film formation on difficult-to-wet substrates, such as impregnated paperboard, bacon board, or wax-coated paper.   

  • Multi-purpose Waterborne Primer

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    MICA I-372-C is a "press-ready" primer suitable for use as a film primer for extrusion coating or printing. An optional crosslinker can be added for superior water resistance. 

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    HME-160 is an aqueous emulsion designed to function as a sealing layer for most films, aluminum foil, and paper. It also adheres  to olefinic container materials such as PE and PP. 

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA G-782 is a multipurpose water-based primer designed to promote the adhesion of extruded polyethylene to various supporting films and papers. SiOx coated films are among the substrates to which MICA G- 782 provides superior adhesion. This primer contributes excellent moisture resistance to the subsequent SiOx/PE laminate. MICA G-782 also bonds strongly to AlOx surfaces.

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA A-251-A is a multipurpose aqueous primer designed to promote the adhesion of extruded resins to aluminum foil substrates.

  • Developmental Water-Based Multi-Purpose Primer

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    MICA I-793 is a block-free film primer for extrusions or printing. It is also suitable as a base coat for metallization. 

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    HME-261 is an aqueous emulsion designed to function as a sealing layer for aluminum foil and paper.

  • Developmental Water-Based Multi-Purpose Primer

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    MICA I-842 is an inline film primer for extrusion coating or printing.

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    HME-104 is an aqueous emulsion designed to function as a heat-seal coating to provide water and grease resistance along with moisture barrier properties for paper. It can also be used as a seal/peel modifier to polyethylene. 

  • Waterborne Matte Coating For Films

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    MICA T-605-D is a single-pass, 2 part aqueous matte coating for plastic films. It offers transparency and scratch resistance. It can be laminated or heat-sealed at temperatures up to 350°F (175°C).  When properly applied, the coating has a 60° gloss of about 10 units.

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA R-1595 is waterborne primer designed to promote adhesion of extruded ethylene copolymers, such as ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA), ethylene ethyl acrylate (EEA), and ethylene methyl acrylate (EMA) to film substrates. The primer offers robust bond strengths without the need for ozone to facilitate surface oxidation of the melt

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer

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    MICA R-1207 is a unique, water-based primer designed to bond extruded polypropylene to paper.

     

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    MICA M-2824 is a water-based acrylic coating designed to promote face-to-face heat-sealing of foils and paper. Substrates,especially paper, that are coated with MICA M-2824 exhibit excellent printability.

  • Waterborne Extrusion Primer for Polyester

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    MICA R-1509-C is a concentrated waterborne primer designed to promote adhesion of extruded polyester or poly(lactic acid)(PLA) to paper and paperboard substrates.The primer produces high bond strength and provides resistance to blistering under high temperature conditions.

  • Waterborne Temporary Protective Coating 

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    MICA G-1124 is a water-based temporary protective coating for metal surfaces.