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Product Info for UNITHANE HV-612 NF

Unithane HV-612 NF is a NMP free, soft, inherently dull, APEO free, waterbased polyurethane dispersion with automotive grade properties. Developed for use in a formulated coatings for graphic arts, textiles, paints and selected plastics.

Industrial Applications:

This product is recommended for: Paint and Coating Resins

Product Characteristics:

Product Class Solids % pH Viscosity @25ºC Gloss VOC g/L Tensile (D-882) Elongation (%) Modulus 100% (psi) Sward Hardness
31 – 34 8.0 – 10.0 1200 -2000 cps 0-2 23-25 2500 psi 550% 750 psi 6

Full product details can be found in this section:


Special Features: NMP-Free (NF), Low VOC (<100 g/L)
Application Types – Industrial Coatings: Interior, Exterior, Automotive, Aircraft, Synthetic Leather, Graphic Arts, OPV, Paper, Textiles, Plastics – Flexible, Plastics – Rigid, Non-Woven


Total Solids %: 31 – 34
pH: 8.0 – 10.0
Viscosity @ 25⁰ C: 1200 -2000 cps
VOC (Grams/Liter): 23-25
VOC (% of total weight): 2.3-2.5
Specific Gravity: 1.01-1.04
Appearance: Matte
Gloss (60): 0-2
Freeze/Thaw Cycles (D-2243): 0
Shelf Life: Maximum 12 months
Harmonize Tariff Number: 3909.50.6000


Film Appearance after Curing: Matte
Tensile (D-882): 2500 psi
Tensile at 100% Elongation: 750 psi
Elongation (D-882): 550%
Cold Crank (ISO 17233): below -30°C
Softening Point: 180°C
Pencil Hardness (D-3363): 6B
Sward Hardness (D-2134): 6
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): 25 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): 60 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: 4
Ammonia: 4
Methyl Ethyl Ketone: 3
2-Propanol: 3
Toluene: 5
Gasoline: 5


Cold Roll Steel – Unpolished: 5B
Aluminum – Untreated: 5B
Brass – Untreated: 5B
ABS – Untreated: 5B
Polycarbonate – Untreated: 5B
Nylon – Untreated: 4B
HDPE – Untreated: 0B

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Contact Information:

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