Partially fluorinated polymer which provides a barrier against oil, water, dirt and stains.
Capstone™ LPA is a solvent-based, partially fluorinated polymer used as an additive for the protection of leathers and textiles. It provides an invisible barrier to water, oil, dirt, and stains for leather products from footwear, handbags and clothing to furnishings and accessories.
Related Technologies: Solvent-based Coating
Capstone™ LPA is normally used for spray finishing of leathers and care products formulated in pressurized cans.
Related Applications: Textile & Leather Coatings
Excellent water and oil repellency
Excellent resistance to oil- and water-based stains
Manufactured using Chemours patented LX technology that minimizes residual raw materials and impurities
Targeted below level of detection (LOD)* for PFOA
Extensively tested by Chemours to ensure it is safe for its intended use
Tested by TNO (Netherlands) following augmented OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals 403
Appearance: Clear, slightly yellow liquid
Active Solids, %: 35
Solvent, %: 65
Density, g/mL: 0.968
Flash Point (Closed Cup), °C (°F) 28 (82)
Boiling Point, °C (°F) ~120 (248)
Cold Storage Product gels below 10 °C (50 °F).
Product is freeze/thaw stable.
Shelf Life: 2 years
Primary Chemistry: Fluoropolymer in n-Butyl acetate
Chemistry: Fluorinated Acrylic Copolymer
Functions: Repellant; Sealant; Stain resistant
Capstone™ fluorosurfactants enhance formulations by substantially reducing surface tension, and by improving properties such as wetting and spreading, leveling, penetrating, foaming control, chemical stability and thermal stability.