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Michelman’s Hydrosize PA845 for carbon fiber sizing applications

News International-French

16 Feb 2012

Hydrosize PA845 from Michelman is a polyamide based fiber sizing formulated for high temperature resin applications where a greater degree of thermal stability is required.  It is particularly effective in high performance carbon fiber sizing applications.

Formulated with a small particle size, Hydrosize PA845 exhibits excellent film forming properties. It is solvent, VOC and alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE) free, and is also fully compliant with the EC Directives on plastics for food applications.  This allows its use in far reaching carbon fiber based applications.


With its unique combination of properties, Hydrosize PA845 is the perfect solution for high performance applications where continuous use temperatures are high.  Suggested applications for carbon fiber treated with Hydrosize PA845 fiber sizing include military, transportation, aerospace and automotive components.

About Michelman
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products.  Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.


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