An NMP-free/APEO-free aliphatic, polyester-based, polyurethane dispersion designed to produce unequaled clarity and gloss.

Suggested Uses: L-3040 was designed for wood finishing applications, but it can be used on a wide variety of both rigid and flexible substrates. Use wherever gloss and clarity are of paramount importance.

  • Wet look gloss
  • Glass-like clarity
  • Adhesion to a wide variety of substrates including wood, plastics, textiles, leather
  • Dilution and clean up with ordinary tap water
  • Contains dipropylene glycol dimethyl ether co-solvent
Unit of Measure

Physical Properties


N/A 35 %

Solids Tolerance

N/A ± 1 %


N/A 50 to 150 cps


N/A 7.5 to 10.0


N/A 8.8 lb/gal

Softening Point

N/A 330 ºF

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) Content (As Supplied)

N/A 95 g/L

Tensile Properties


N/A 330 %

Tensile Strength

N/A >7300 psi

100 % Modulus

N/A 3500 psi

200 % Modulus

N/A 5000 psi

300 % Modulus

N/A 6700 psi


N/A Tested at 20 inches/minute


N/A L-3040 can be used as a sole vehicle or blended with acrylic emulsions for spray or rotogravure applications. It may be thickened with associative thickeners for alternative application methods.


N/A L-3040 can be air-dried. Typical drying temperatures and dwell times for aqueous coatings are sufficient to produce optimal film properties.