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Product Info for UNITHANE IC-850 NF


Unithane IC-850 NF is a NMP free, uniquely soft, low VOC, medium gloss, APEO free, waterbased polyurethane dispersion; requiring soft feel, flexibility and automotive grade properties. Specifically designed for use in a formulated coating for graphic arts, metal, paint, textiles and selected plastics.

Industrial Applications:

This product is recommended for: Automotive Interiors – Non-Leather, Paint and Coating Resins, Graphic Arts, Flexible Substrates, Adhesives

Product Characteristics:

Product Class Solids % pH Viscosity @25ºC Gloss VOC g/L Tensile (D-882) Elongation (%) Modulus 100% (psi) Sward Hardness
34 – 36 8.0 – 10.0 10-200 cps 70-100 80-90 3600 psi 700% 1100 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, Paint, Graphic Arts, OPV, Paper, Textiles, Plastics – Flexible, Plastics – Rigid, Adhesive/Primer


Total Solids %: 34 – 36
pH: 8.0 – 10.0
Viscosity @ 25⁰ C: 10-200 cps
VOC (Grams/Liter): 80-90
VOC (% of total weight): 8.0-9.0
Specific Gravity: 1.01-1.04
Appearance: Opaque
Gloss (60): 70-100
Freeze/Thaw Cycles (D-2243): 0
Shelf Life: Maximum 12 months
Harmonize Tariff Number: 3909.50.6000


Film Appearance after Curing: Clear
Tensile (D-882): 3600 psi
Tensile at 100% Elongation: 1100 psi
Elongation (D-882): 700%
Cold Crank (ISO 17233): -30°C
Softening Point: 170°C
Pencil Hardness (D-3363): 4B
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): 13 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): 95 minutes
Hydrolysis Resistance (200 hours, 70ºC, 95% RH): Retained 90% 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: 4
Methyl Ethyl Ketone: 2
2-Propanol: 1
Toluene: 3
Gasoline: 5


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

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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.]