VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L

$VINNAPAS<sup>®</sup> eco 5111 L

VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L  is a dispersible polymer powder for dry mix mortars, specifically suited for self-leveling flooring compounds and screeds. It is based on a hard copolymer of vinylacetate and ethylene and belongs to the product class VINNAPAS® L which means that it improves the leveling and surface properties as well the stabilization of the fresh mortar.  Cured mortars with VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L have improved adhesion, flexural strength, deformability and abrasion resistance.

VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L is a fossil resources saving product. Whenever this product is bought, up to 100% of the fossil-based raw materials required for manufacturing this product can be replaced by sustainably certified renewable feedstock. The replacement is based on the REDcert² mass balance approach, audited by TÜV Nord. The exact amount of fossil raw material replaced depends on the selected product version and is specified in the REDcert² certificate, which can be found on the product page on the WACKER website.



Properties

  • VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L is a copolymer powder of vinyl acetate and ethylene and is dispersible in water.
  • As a polymeric binder VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L will provide very good workability to the fresh mortar.
  • Cured mortars with VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L have improved adhesion, flexural strength, deformability and abrasion resistance.
  • VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L is a dispersible hard polymer powder and greatly enhances leveling. It contains a fine mineral filler as an antiblocking agent and is produced without the use of organic solvents, plasticizers and film-forming agents.
  • VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L is especially advantageous in combination with synthetic superplasticizers or casein for the production of self-leveling flooring compounds and screeds.
  • Special features of VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L are its very good defoaming properties even without additional defoamer in the mortar formulation. This results in exceptionally smooth, uniform surfaces without air bubbles while also offering high abrasion resistance, flexural and compressive strength.
  • Furthermore it allows self-leveling flooring compounds to be formulated with a low content of volatile organic compounds (VOC).
  • The product thus can be used to produce self-leveling flooring compounds conforming to strict eco-labeling requirements.
  • Additionally VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L greatly enhances leveling at low viscosity.

Specific features of VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L

  • Defoaming

For typical application fields of VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L, refer to the section "application". Please discuss additional applications with your WACKER customer representative.

Processing

For the production of ready-mixed dry mortars, such as adhesives and patching compounds, blend VINNAPAS® eco 5111 L with the other dry ingredients in appropriate equipment. Temperatures should not be allowed to rise excessively during mixing because otherwise the dispersible polymer powder could agglomerate by virtue of its thermoplastic properties. The mortar is prepared for use by adding the recommended amount of water and mixing mechanically or by hand. Since hand mixing generates little shear force, we recommend allowing the fresh mortar to slake for 5 minutes and then stirring it again. This is usually unnecessary where mechanical mixers are employed.


 

If the product is used in applications other than those mentioned, the choice, processing and use of it is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. All legal and other regulations must be complied with.

Slight color variations of the polymer granulate may occure without impairing the product's functionality.

Packaging

25 kg paper bags
Big Bags or bulk on request.

Storage

During storage, protect the product from contact with moisture. Prolonged storage at temperatures above 30 °C, especially in combination with pressure, humidity or exposure to sunlight, may result in blocking. Carefully seal any open containers and store them under suitable conditions. We recommend storing the product in a warehouse that provides cool and dry conditions. Do not store the product for more than six months, starting from the date at which it was received, unless the Certificate of Analysis contains a different date, which would take precedence. If the product is stored longer than recommended, it may still be used but users are advised to verify the properties required for the intended use.

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Wacker Chemical Corporation
6870 Tilghman St
Allentown, PA 18106-9346
United States
+1  610  336-2700 (Phone)
+1 517 264-4088  (Fax)
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