Elvace® 737 is a high-solids, PVOH-stabilized, APEO-free carboxylated vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer. It is designed as a base for high-solids specialty adhesives requiring a low VOC content. It has improved water resistance, excellent wet tack, and is resistant to plasticizer migration.

Chemical FamilyPolyvinyl Alcohols & Esters, Vinyl Acetate Ethylene (VAE) Copolymer

End UsesSolvent Free (100% Solids) Adhesive

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesFilm, Foils

Glass Transition Temperature (Tg)-5.0 - -5.0 °C

FeaturesExcellent Adhesion, Excellent Machining, Excellent Wet Tack, Fast Setting, Low VOC, Plasticizer Resistant, Poor Borax Tolerance, Water Resistance

Technical Data Sheet

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
pH4 - 5
Non-Volatile Content67 - 70%
Glass Transition Temperature-5.0°CDSC
Weight8.7 - 9.0lbs/gal
Viscosity (Sp3, 20 rpm)1500 - 3000cPBrookfield
Residual Vinyl Acetate Monomer Levelmax. 0.1%

Safety & Health

Safety Advice

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Product will irritate eyes if contact occurs. Skin irritation is possible on prolonged or repeated contact.

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Africa
  • Europe (Excluding Russia)
  • India
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • North America

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
180 Days
Storage Condition

Protect from freezing. Ideal storage temperature is 72°F. Stability at 72°F is min. 180 days.