Trapylen® 130 X is a chemically modified low-chlorinated polypropylene celebrated for its remarkable affinity to polyolefinic plastics, including PP, PP/EPDM-blends, and, with certain limitations in adhesion strength, PE. Versatile in its applications, it serves as either a straight primer or an adhesion promoter for base coats and pigmented primers. Its primary use extends to paintings and coatings for molded parts and sealing profiles in the automotive industry, encompassing applications such as bumpers, side panels, and door seals. Additionally, Trapylen® finds utility in adhesives and flocking agents for door seals. Moreover, it is employed in industrial settings where PP-based plastics undergo chemical pretreatment.

Functions: Adhesion Promoter, Coupling Agent

Product Type: Primer

Application Area: Automotive Bumpers

Application Method: Brush, Dip Coating, Spray

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Identification & Functionality

Product Type
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Features & Benefits

Product Highlights

Trapylen® 130 X is a chemically modified low chlorinated polypropylene with outstanding affinity to polyolefinic plastics such as PP, PP/EPDM-blends and, with limitations to adhesion strength, to PE.

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Application Method
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Coating Type
Main Uses
  • Trapylen® 130 X is used either as a straight primer or as an adhesion promoter for base coats and pigmented primers.
  • Trapylen® 130 X principal use is in paintings/coatings for molded parts and sealing profiles in the automotive industry, such as bumpers, side panels and door seals.
  • Trapylen® 130 X can also be used in adhesives and flocking agents for door seals.
  • Trapylen® 130 X is used in industrial applications where PP based plastics are chemically pretreated.
Applications
  • Using Trapylen® 130 X as a primer dissolve the resin in xylene to 5% solids.
  • Trapylen® 130 X primer can be applied by spraying, dipping, brushing or printing.
  • Drying conditions: 30 s at 80 °C, residual quantity of resin about 3...4 g/m².
  • When using Trapylen® 130 X as adhesion promoter in base coats/pigmented primers, the compatibility of the system must be checked.
  • The resulting base coat can be applied by spraying, dipping, brushing or printing if the system allows it. 

Properties

Color
Physical Form
Notes
  • Gel formation is possible at lower temperatures.
  • Before use it is strictly recommended to keep the drums at 40 - 50 °C for a while until the solution returns to liquid phase.
  • Gel formation is reversible and has no influence on the product ́s quality. Both available with 5 % or 10 % solids and dry resin.

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Iron drums of 170 kg.

Storage & Handling

Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

At least 6 months in closed packing at 15 °C