Hand-Modifier

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Application Description

“Hand” or handle refers to the feel of the fabric, which is a critical property in most textile applications. Hand is closely related to the Tg of the emulsion polymer that is used in the formulated compound. A lower Tg tends to impart a softer feel as well as improving drape behavior while a high Tg emulsion will impart stiffness. MCP can offer products that will modify by stiffening or softening the textile material. When appropriate, a unique or custom polymer can be developed to provide very specific properties.

Products

Acrylic Polymers

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  • Viscosity (cps)
  • Tg (°C)

Styrene Acrylic Polymers

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  • Viscosity (cps)
  • Tg (°C)

Carboxylated Styrene-Butadiene Latex

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  • Solids (%)
  • Viscosity (cps)
  • Tg (°C)

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