Mica Corporation offers water-based coatings that serve a variety of functions, such as; slip, barrier, matte, oxygen barrier, and heat-seal to aid in the production of high-quality converted products.  All MICA coatings are environmentally responsible, safe and easy to use, and have a long storage and pot life.

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  • 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 Barrier Coating

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    MICA R-2462-A 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 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 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.

  • 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 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 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 Heat-seal Coating

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    HME-120-B  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 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 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.

  • 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 Temporary Protective Coating 

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

  • Waterborne Heat-seal Coating

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    MICA MC-140-A is a water-based heat-seal coating designed for non-woven applications. It has great adhesion to Tyvek, and can be used as an ink-receptive topcoat for barcode labels.

  • Developmental Compostable Water-Based Heat-Seal Coating/Primer

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    MICA MC-634 is an aqueous emulsion that passes the ASTM D6400 standard for compostability. It is designed to function as a sealing layer or adhesion promoter applied to paperboard substrates for adhesion to PLA and PHA resins and films. It may also find use as a primer applied to paper, and bio-based metalized and non-metalized films, for adhesion of PLA and PHA extrudates.

  • Developmental Waterborne Oxygen Barrier Coating

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    MICA EL-1241 is a water-based, single-pass coating designed to provide an oxygen barrier for plastic films. A higher solids version of this product is also available for paper substrates. 

  • DEVELOPMENTAL OFFLINE INK-RECEPTIVE COATING

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    MICA EL-854-A is an aqueous acrylic emulsion for use as a topcoat on film, foil, glass, and paper. When properly applied, the coating is water and alkali resistant and has good printability.