Slightly Cationic Polypropylene Emulsion
StarLube™ 5442 is a slightly cationic polypropylene emulsion that is used to provide lubricity to fiberglass. It is a film former that protects the fiberglass from self-abrasion and also provides excellent fiber-to-fiber and fiber- to-metal lubricity. StarLube™ 5442 also has good cohesion properties.
Compatible with many cationic and most anionic agents that may be used in the fiberglass process.
StarLube™ 5442 may be used in varying concentrations to desired end use. Suggested levels of 1% to 5% owb in pad and spray applications, then dried to enhance film forming properties.
StarLube™ 5442 has excellent storage stability. It is resistant to scorching at high temperatures.
Typical Physical Properties *
Tan to Brown
9.0 – 10.0
Less than 500 cps
% Solids (NVS)
39.5 – 40.5
Readily Dispersible in Water
* These items are provided as general information only. They are approximate values and are not considered part of the product specifications.