Nychem® 1578X1

Nychem®1578x1 is one of our Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Emulsion offerings.  This line offers a balance of very good resistance to both polar and nonpolar solvents.  Nychem®1578x1 also possesses very good toughness/resilience, and tear and abrasion resistance.  Toughness, abrasion resistance and chemical resistance can be further enhanced though either vulcanization or by adding external crosslinking agents such as melamines, epoxies, phenolics or metal complexes.  Nychem® 1578x1 is a reactive carboxylated acrylonitrile butadiene styrene polymer latex that is stabilized with synthetic surfactants so it exhibits superior mechanical stability.  It is a very firm and durable polymer with excellent film clarity and gloss   Common applications include friction paper, paper coating, nonwoven binders, adhesives and textile coatings.


Attribute Value
Solids(%) 46.0-48.5
Viscosity(cP) 200 max.
pH 7.5-8.5
Typical Properties
Emulsifier Type Synthetic Anionic
Residual Styrene (%) 0.35 max.
Tg(C) +20
Weight per Gallon (lb/gal) 8.2
Application Group Application Description  
Adhesives Adhesives Nychem™ 1578x1 is a carboxylated ABS latex that can be used as a wet laminating resin or heat seal adhesive with good adhesion to rubber, metal and textiles.
Paints & Coatings Industrial Coatings Nychem™ 1578x1 is a firmer ABS latex that can be used to enhance textile coating properties for water resistance, oil or solvent resistance, abrasion and wear resistance and flexibility. It is often used in conjunction with other compatible water based polymers.
Paper Friction Paper Nychem™ 1578x1 is a carboxylated ABS latex that can be used in paper friction products as a wet-end resin or saturation latex. It can impart thermal stability, wear resistance, oil and other fluid resistance properties in the finished paper product. It can also serve as a processing aid.
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