Medical Garment

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Application Description

The primary purpose of nonwoven medical garments is to provide a barrier against water and other fluids. These garments are often intended for only a single use, but must still possess the comfort and appearance properties expected of all textiles, like softness and drape. Durability, even in the single use items, is important because tearing could create a serious contamination risk.

MCP has a range of polymer products for use in coatings for medical garments. These possess properties like good wet and dry tensile strength and hydrophobicity. For further details, contact an MCP product specialist.

Products

ACRYLIC EMULSION

  • Polymer
  • Solids (%)
  • Viscosity (cps)
  • Tg (°C)
  • Rovene® 6014
  • 45.0 - 46.0
  • 200 max
  • +30
  • Rovene 6014 is a self-crosslinking acrylic polymer emulsion providing a stiff hand to frothed or saturated substrates.

  • Rovene® 6015
  • 48.0 - 50.0
  • 600 max
  • -8
  • Rovene 6015 is a self crosslinking acrylic polymer providing a medium hand to frothed or saturated substrates.

CARBOXYLATED STYRENE-BUTADIENE EMULSION

  • Polymer
  • Solids (%)
  • Viscosity (cps)
  • Tg (°C)
  • Rovene® 4021
  • 49.0 - 51.0
  • 750 max
  • +22
  • Rovene 4021 is a self-crosslinking, carboxylated styrene-butadiene emulsion that has a firm hand with outstanding strength properties. This latex is especially suited for various nonwoven, textile and performance coating applications.

  • Rovene® 4310
  • 52.0 - 54.0
  • 800 max
  • -26
  • Rovene 4310 is a medium soft carboxylated styrene-butadiene emulsion designed for formulation of general purpose labels and construction adhesives.

  • Rovene® 4305
  • 52.0 - 54.0
  • 350 - 1200
  • -24
  • Rovene 4305 is a styrene-butadiene emulsion polymer recommended for non-woven and textile applications that require a soft yet strong backcoating

Product Selection Guide

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