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Melamine urea formaldehyde powder resin (MUF)

MUF is a powder melamine urea formaldehyde resin, which must be dissolved in water prior to use.

When used with the hardener, it provides an excellent adhesive for any kind of wood gluing.

Parameter

Value

Unit

Appearance

White free flowing powder

 

pH (1:1) at 20 0C

8.0 – 9.0

pH units

Humidity

1.5  max

%

Free formaldehyde

0.5 max

%

Gel time (1:1) at 1000

Using 3 % NH4CL (20%)

50 – 70

sec

Viscosity (2:1) at 200C

1500 max

cps

Type

Quantity

MUF

100 Parts by weight.

Water

100 Parts by weight.

* Hardener

 2.5 Parts by weight.

 

Dissolving the resin:

  1. Take all water** in the mixer***.
  2. Add required amount of MUF and mix until a homogenous solution is obtained.
  3. Hardener is added.

*The hardener quantity depends on pressing conditions like temperature, timing,pressure and thickness.

**Water temperature should be 20 – 30 0C because with lower temperature mixing is more time consuming.

***A mechanical stirrer may be used for this purpose:

-With high speed mixer all the water may be placed first and then resin may beadded, while mixer is running

-With low speed mixer, it is better to make a homogenous mix of the resin with about 2/ 3 of water, and rest of the water may be added later.

  • Very good adhesives for wooden materials.
  • Wide variety of end uses such as wood-based panels, furniture, load – bearing constructions and wooden building products.
Packing:
  • 25 Kgs.nett laminated polyethylene bags
Handling:
  • Like any formaldehyde product, MUF contains free formaldehyde. This may cause dermatitis, when it comes into contact with skin of sensitive persons. Skin contact with powder should be  avoided. Hands should be thoroughly washed with soap and hot water at the end of the working day and before meals. A dust mask should be worn, while emptying the bags.
Storage:
  • The powder should be stored in the original bags in a cool place protected from heat. Care should be taken that powder doesn't absorb moisture and water. The bags which have been opened should be carefully closed before storage. When stored in original bags at 200C , shelf life would not be less than one year.