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Product Info for UNITHANE F-27

Unithane F-27 is a NMP containing, uniquely hard, high gloss, APEO free, waterbased polyurethane dispersion; with good abrasion and chemical resistance properties. Suitable for use in a formulated topcoat for wood, metal, concrete, flooring, graphic arts, paint, textiles and selected plastics.

Industrial Applications:

This product is recommended for: Leather, Automotive Interiors – Leather

Product Characteristics:

Product Class Solids % pH Viscosity @25ºC Gloss VOC g/L Tensile (D-882) Elongation (%) Modulus 100% (psi) Sward Hardness
Finishing 34 – 36 8.0 – 10.0 50 cps 88 104.91 6000 psi 440% 2400 psi 24

Full product details can be found in this section:


Special Features: NMP Containing
Application Types – Leather: Bright, Automotive


Total Solids %: 34 – 36
pH: 8.0 – 10.0
Viscosity @ 25⁰ C: 50 cps
VOC (Grams/Liter): 104.91
VOC (% of total weight): 10.28
Specific Gravity: 1.05
Appearance: Semi-translucent
Gloss (60): 88
Freeze/Thaw Cycles (D-2243): 3+
Shelf Life: Maximum 18 months
Harmonize Tariff Number: 3909.50.6000


Film Appearance after Curing: Clear
Tensile (D-882): 6000 psi
Tensile at 100% Elongation: 2400 psi
Elongation (D-882): 440%
Cold Crank (ISO 17233): <-30°C
Softening Point: 210°C
Pencil Hardness (D-3363): 2B
Sward Hardness (D-2134): 24
UV Resistance (D-4587): No Damage (1000 hours at 340 nm)
Impact Resistance (D-2794): No Damage at 160 psi (Direct or Reverse)
Tabor Abrasion (D-4060): 12 mg loss (CS-10, 1000g 1000 cycles)
Mandrel Bend (D-522): Pass 1/8, 1/4, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 3/4, 1
Dry Time (D-5895): 160 minutes
Hydrolysis Resistance (200 hours, 70ºC, 95% RH): Retained 80% of Tensile Properties


note: 5= no damage, films dried for 15 minutes at 80ºC, then equalized at room temp for 7 days.
Water: 5
Acetic Acid: 5
Ammonia: 5
Methyl Ethyl Ketone: 5
2-Propanol: 2
Toluene: 5
Gasoline: 5


Cold Roll Steel – Unpolished: 5B
Aluminum – Untreated: 5B
Brass – Untreated: 5B
ABS – Untreated: 5B
Polycarbonate – Untreated: 0B
Nylon – Untreated: 5B
HDPE – Untreated: 0B

Certified to ISO-9001:2015

Contact Information:

3 Malcolm Hoyt Drive
Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950 ∙ U.S.A.
Tel: (978) 465-1717 ∙ Fax: (978) 465-4194
E-mail: ∙


The information and data contained herein are believed to be correct. However, we do not warrant either expressly or by implication the accuracy thereof.

[Please note that due to the Chinese Trademark Office opposition decision, products destined for the China marketplace in the category of “Adhesives for Industrial purposes: Polyurethane,” will NOT contain the trade name “UNITHANE” but will be labeled only with the letter or number designation. Please contact us if there are any questions. Thank you.]