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F-1053 is a unique, high performance aliphatic polyurethane/thermoplastic polyurethane IMC [in mold coating] that is spray-applied into the mold tool to provide a durable, flexible, chemical and UV resistant coating on flexible urethane molded products.

F-1053 IMC can be used in many different types of molds such as silicone, epoxy and aluminum and performs best when used in aluminum molds between 90-120°F.

F-1053 IMC provides a 0.5-2 mil coating that acts as a barrier and protects molded foams from UV, moisture, impact, puncture, abrasion, and chemicals while providing a durable flexible finish.   

Other Features Include

  • Intended for use in molds with starting temps 100-120°F
  • Wide selection of colors
  • Single component - no catalyst
  • Fast dry time


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F1053 Product Specifications:

Solids: (wt.) 11%

Tensile: [ASTM D-412] 2126 psi

Temperature use range: -0°F to 250°F

Elongation: [ASTM D-412] 268%

Block resistant: 4 hours at 140°F

Tear Strength: [ASTM D-1004] .25

Shelf life: 1+ years at 77°F unopened container

Finish: Semi-gloss

Coverage: 180 sq. ft. per gal. at 1 mil

Chemical Resistance: In House Test Results (ASTM D1308)   NOT YET TESTED

Mineral oil: Very good

Machine oil: Very good

Saline: Very good

Blood: Very good

Urea (6% in H2O): Very good

All purpose cleaner: Very good

Betadiene (Iodine): *Very good

Acid (10% sulfuric in H2O): Very good

Gasoline: Very good

Alcohol: Very good

*stained after 5 minutes.


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