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Product Info for UNITHANE BC-5 NF

UNITHANE BC-5 NF is a NMP-free compact binder, which combines the base coat properties of both UNITHANE BC-2 NF and UNITHANE BC-3 NF. UNITHANE BC-5 NF is a universal base coat for both corrected and full grain leathers. UNITHANE BC-5 NF is also an excellent base coat for oiled and waxed leathers. UNITHANE BC-5 NF can be applied by spray and roll coat to give excellent fill and molding at high temperatures (115 – 130°C).

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 7.0-9.0 20-200 cps. 70-100

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Special Features: NMP-Free (NF), Low VOC (<100 g/L)
Application Types – Leather: Bright, Dull, Shoe, Splits


Total Solids %: 34-36
pH: 7.0-9.0
Viscosity @ 25⁰ C: 20-200 cps.
VOC (% of total weight): 3.7-4.0
Specific Gravity: 1.01-1.04
Appearance: Opaque
Gloss (60): 70-100
Shelf Life: 12 months
Mix Well Before Using
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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