PLEXTOL DV 585 is an aqueous emulsion of a self-crosslinking acrylic polymer.

Technical Informations

Application Advice/Typical Applications

Film properties Evaporation of the water above the minimum film-forming temperature leaves a clear, colourless film. In order to obtain complete crosslinkage, additional heat treatment is required. We recommend 5 min at 140 °C for a film on which physical or chemical tests are to be performed. The crosslinked film is hard, flexible and tack-free at room temperature. It is insoluble in water and resistant to many acids and alkalis. It is virtually insoluble in organic solvents. Particularly noteworthy is its good lightfastness and resistance to weathering and ageing. Instruction for use - PLEXTOL DV 585 can be diluted with water to provide spraying and impregnating liquors of any desired concentration. - These liquors can be foamed by mixing in air. For impregnation by means of foam, we recommend the addition of Marlipal 013/109 (approx. 2 g/l) as a foaming agent and ROHAGIT SD 25 (approx. 10 g/l) as a foam stabiliser. For coatings on a foam base, we suggest ammonium stearate as a foaming agent. - PLEXTOL DV 585 can be thickened by means of thickener emulsions (e. g. ROHAGIT SD 15), thickener solutions (e. g. ROHAGIT SD 25) and cellulose or starch derivatives to provide printing, nip-padding and coating compounds. - The drying process must guarantee adequate crosslinkage of the polymer, i. e. after evaporation of the water, the material must reach a temperature between 130 and 160 °C for a short period. - The crosslinkage reaction is catalysed by acid and can be accelerated by adding phosphoric acid or p-toluene sulphonic acid (approx. 10 g/l of a 10 % solution on emulsion). - By mixing PLEXTOL DV 585 with other emulsions from the PLEXTOL range , the film properties of the foamer can be influenced within wide limits and thus adapted to the intended application. Applications - Bonding of fibrefills for the upholstery, clothing and bedding industry. - Boilproof and dry-cleanable finishing, coating and lamination of textiles and non-wovens.

Shipping and Storage

Store at an even temperature of between +5°C and +35°C avoiding frost and direct sunlight. Stir product before use. If stored according to these conditions and in the original unopened containers, the dispersion will be stable for 12 months following delivery. Product should be used as soon as possible after opening. During processing, storage and transport, avoid any contact with metals (including non-ferrous metals) which are not protected against corrosion. Detailed information is available on request.

Product Security/Health and Safety

Before handling, please read the Safety Data Sheet of this product for advice on safety, use and disposal.

Effluents and Pollution Control

Before handling, please read the Safety Data Sheet of this product for advice on safety, use and disposal.

For further information regarding this product please refer to:

Gehr, Andreas
Phone: +49 6108 919 394


Character Value Unit
Solids Content 55
pH Value 2.5  
Viscosity < 1000 mPa s 
Glass Transition Temperature 40 °C 
Density 1.08 g/cm³ 
Mean Particle Size 0.27 µm 
Minimum Film-Forming Temperature 29 °C 
Tensile Strength 23 N/mm² 
Elongation at Break 110

Available Documents

Technical datasheet

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