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Resins in the DuPont™ Fusabond® product line are modified polymers that have been functionalized (typically by maleic anhydride grafting) to help bond together dissimilar polymers used in toughened, filled and blended compounds.

DuPont™ Fusabond® resins

Resins in the DuPont™ Fusabond® product line are modified polymers that have been functionalized (typically by maleic anhydride grafting) to help bond together dissimilar polymers used in toughened, filled and blended compounds. The product line includes modified ethylene acrylate carbon monoxide terpolymers, ethylene vinyl acetates (EVAs), polyethylenes, metallocene polyethylenes, ethylene propylene rubbers and polypropylenes.

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  • Fusabond® P Series functionalized polypropylenes for coupling and adhesion
  • Fusabond® N Series nylon modifiers (See also A Series)
  • Fusabond® M Series random ethylene copolymers for adhesion
  • Fusabond® E Series functionalized ethylene-based modifiers for adhesion
  • Fusabond® C Series functionalized ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) based modifiers for adhesion
  • Fusabond® A Series functionalized ethylene terpolymers for adhesion

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Fusabond® P Series functionalized polypropylenes for adhesion

Grade MFR 
(g/10 min)
MAH Graft Level FDA Compliance Typical Use
Fusabond® P613 


120 


Medium 


21CFR 175.105 


Short glass fiber filled PP and PP-WPC compounds.

MSDS 
Fusabond® P353 
23(a)
(450) 

Very high 
 
Long glass fiber filled PP compounds, and in PP pultrusion and glass mat processes; adhesion promoter.

MSDS 

 
Fusabond® N Series nylon modifiers (See also A Series)


Grade
MFR 
(g/10 min)
MAH Graft Level FDA Compliance
Typical Use
 
Fusabond® N416 


23(b)


High 


21CFR 175.105 


Premium PA 6,6 toughener.

MSDS 
Fusabond® N493 
1.6

Medium

21CFR 175.105

Premium PA 6 toughener and general, all-purpose PA modifier.

MSDS 

 
Fusabond® M Series random ethylene copolymers for adhesion


Grade
MFR 
(g/10 min)
MAH Graft Level FDA Compliance
Typical Use
 
Fusabond® M603 


25


Very High 


 


Compatibilizer for polyethylene-based recycle streams and for cellulosic polymer composites.

MSDS 

 
Fusabond® E Series functionalized ethylene-based modifiers for adhesion


Grade
MFR 
(g/10 min)
MAH Graft Level FDA Compliance
Typical Use
 
Fusabond® E100  2 High 21CFR 175.105 E100 is HDPE based.  Primary use is for compounding (for example in Wire & Cable), and as an adhesion promoter in a variety of other applications. MSDS 
Fusabond® E158       Adhesives, pipe coating, tie-layer. MSDS 
Fusabond® E158H       Adhesives, coating applications, pipe coating, tie-layer. MSDS 
Fusabond® E226 


1.5


High 


21CFR 175.105 


Compatibilizer; polymer modifier for nonhalogen, flame-retarded Wire & Cable compounds containing fillers such as aluminum trihydrate (ATH) or magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) or for natural fiber (wood) plastic compounds.

MSDS 
Fusabond® E265 
12.3

High

Compatibilizer; for nonhalogen, flame-retarded Wire & Cable compounds containing fillers such as aluminum trihydrate (ATH) or magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) or for natural fiber (wood) plastic compounds.

MSDS 
Fusabond® E528 
6.8

Very High
 
For filled PE systems such as nonhalogen flame retardant filled Wire & Cable compounds; Adhesion promoter.

MSDS 
Fusabond® E589       Adhesives, pipe coating, tie-layer. MSDS 

 
Fusabond® C Series functionalized ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) based modifiers for coupling and adhesion


Grade
MFR 
(g/10 min)
MAH Graft Level FDA Compliance
Typical Use
 
Fusabond® C190 


16.0


High 


21CFR 175.105 


Adhesion promoter; coupling agent for nonhalogen, flame-retarded Wire & Cable compounds containing fillers such as aluminum trihydrate (ATH) or magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2).

 

MSDS
Fusabond® C250 
1.5

Very High


Adhesion promoter; coupling agent for nonhalogen, flame-retarded Wire & Cable compounds containing fillers such as aluminum trihydrate (ATH) or magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2).

 

MSDS

 
Fusabond® A Series functionalized ethylene terpolymers for adhesion


Grade
MFR 
(g/10 min)
MAH Graft Level FDA Compliance
Typical Use
 
Fusabond® A560 


5.6


High 


21CFR 175.105 


Intermediate performance, all-purpose PA modifier; adhesion promoter, filled PA compounds.

MSDS 

 

 

 

Test Methods: 


MFR, ASTM D1238 (190°C, 2.16 kg) except as noted; melting point, ASTM D3418; density, ASTM D792
Note (a): MFR is measured at 160°C, 0.325 kg; value shown in (bracket) is calculated for 190°C, 2.16 kg
Note (b): MFR is measured at 280°C, 2.16 kg
Note (c): Liquid Displacement Method (DuPont)