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Product Info for UNITHANE BC-20 NF


UNITHANE BC-20 NF is a NMP-free basecoat resin designed for use with both automotive upholstery and athletic type soft leathers. UNITHANE BC-20 NF will give excellent fill and “cut through” resistance, as well as good coverage and outstanding flexibility. UNITHANE BC-20 NF will pass all basecoat testing required for automotive upholstery (including the cold crack at -30°C). UNITHANE BC-20 NF can be roll coated or sprayed.

All additives should be adjusted to a pH of 7.0 – 8.0 before adding to the UNITHANE BC-20 NF.

For starting point formulas, contact your Union Specialties Inc. representative.

Industrial Applications:

This product is recommended for: 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 7.5 – 9.0 1 – 200 cps. 70 – 100

Full product details can be found in this section:


Special Features: NMP-Free (NF)
Application Types – Leather: Automotive, Aircraft, Upholstery, Shoe, Handbag, Synthetic Leather


Total Solids %: 34 – 36
pH: 7.5 – 9.0
Viscosity @ 25⁰ C: 1 – 200 cps.
VOC (% of total weight): 1.5-1.7
Specific Gravity: 1.03-1.05
Appearance: Opaque
Gloss (60): 70 – 100
Freeze/Thaw Cycles (D-2243): 0
Shelf Life: Maximum 18 months
Harmonize Tariff Number: 3909.50.6000

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
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