Mowilith DM

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Mowilith® DM


[Clariant GmbH, Germany] The European trademark for a series of polyvinyl acetate emulsions. Mowilith® emulsions are used as paint binders, coatings, and adhesives. Some of the Mowilith® types are:

-DMC2 - vinyl acetate / dibutyl maleate copolymer

-DM5 - vinyl acetate / acrylic ester copolymer

-DMVI - mixed with DM5 for adhesive lining of textiles

-DM-10 - ethylene vinyl acetate

Synonyms and Related Terms

Mowolith (sp)


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Additional Information

° Clariant: Website

° J. Down, M.MacDonald, J.Te'treault, S.Williams, Adhesive Testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute-An Evaluation of Selected Poly(Vinyl acetate) and Acrylic Adhesives", Studies in Conservation 41:19-44, 1996.

° J. Leene, Adhesives for Textile Conservation. Butterworths, London, 1972.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
  • Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998
  • Jane Down, Maureen MacDonald, Jean Te'treault, Scott Williams, Adhesive testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute-An evaluation of selected poly(vinyl acetate) and acrylic adhesives., Studies in Conservation, 41, 19-44, 1996