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METOLAT® 780 Features & Benefits
Applications & Uses
MUNZING’s METOLAT 700 series are APEO free wetting agents with excellent equilibrium and dynamic surface tension reduction for a wide range of coating and ink applications. The product range is formulated with varying HLB values to provide optimal compatibility and performance based on the system chemistry and application requirements.
- Printing ink
- Coatings; architectural, wood and industrial
- Overprint varnishes
The properties of a wetting agent are greatly dependent upon our customer’s formulations and consequently, should always be tested (possibly at different treatment levels, temperatures, and/or time intervals) to verify performance prior to use. Optimization studies are recommended to achieve the proper cost effective dosage level. The normal dosage ranges from 0.10% to 2.0%.
|Value||Units||Test Method / Conditions|
|Active ingredients||approx. 50||%||-|
|Density at 20°C||7.85||lbs/gal||-|
|Density at 20°C||approx. 0.92||g/cm³||-|
|Flash point||approx. 25||°C||-|
|Foam Tendency||Low to No Foam||-||-|
|HLB (Griffin method)||9.0||-||-|
|Surface Tension (Wilhelmy Plate; 0.1% in DI water)||26.7||mN/m||-|
|Viscosity at 25°C||20 - 120||cp||-|
Packaging & Availability
Drums holding 440 lbs/ 200 kg net or 5 gallon pail holding 40 lbs/ 18 kg net.
Storage & Handling
Always mix prior to use as the product tends to separate slightly For better handling, store at room temperature. Mix product and retest for quality after one year from the date of manufacture. The minimum shelf life in closed containers is 12 months from the date of manufacture.