Coatings

Readers Choice: Top 11 New Products of 2012

Counting the clicks generated through PFFC’s E-Clips newsletter produces our annual list of top products that captured the attention of our readers.

Saiden Technologies Becomes STI Polymer

Supplier of acrylic emulsion polymers has new name, ownership

Dow Corning Launches Release Coatings at Labelexpo

Syl-Off emulsion silicone release coatings are specifically designed for filmic substrates

Dow Europe Adds New Polymers

AFFINITY GA 1000R and AFFINITY GA 1875 join Dow Europe’s line of polyolefin elastomers, offering high bond strength and lower viscosity

EB Coating Eliminates Adhesive, Film Layers

Move from traditional lamination to EB surface printed mono-web

Barrier Coating Launched by NanoPack

Bairicade XT barrier coatings for films used in food packaging offers advantages in printing and sustainability

SVC To Explore Future Innovation at Annual Symposia

SVC announces its vacuum coating education tutorial courses and technical program for its upcoming TechCon 2012, slated for April 28—May 3 at the Santa Clara Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA

Michelman Has New Unit

CINCINNATI, OH | Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella. The

Michelman Expands Corrugated Chemicals Distribution

Michelman announces that Corrugated Chemicals, headquartered in Knoxville, TN, is responsible for selling and distributing Michelman’s line of branded paper coatings in the Midwest, Central, South, Southeastern, and Eastern US

Ashland To Raise Prices on Vinac and Flexbond Emulsion Products

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., will increase the North American price of emulsion products effective May 1, 2011. Products comprise those sold in the

OMNOVA Price Increases for Specialty Chemicals

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business today announced a price increase of $0.06 per dry pound for styrene butadiene emulsion polymers

Michelman Forms Fibers & Composites Business Unit

Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella

OMNOVA Solutions Ups Cost for Emulsion Polymers

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business has announced a price increase of $0.07/dry lb for all styrene butadiene emulsion polymers and up to 10% for all acrylic, styrene acrylic, and vinyl acrylic emulsion polymers, as well as other textile chemicals

Monomer Has Many Uses

CD420 UV/EB-curable monomer fits a wide range of applications, including specialty coatings for metals and plastics, inkjet and screen inks, and adhesives.

Coating Aids Shelf Life

R-2462 water-based coating allows converters to achieve oxygen barrier properties on films and papers that extend the shelf life of products. When applied

Barrier Films: SiOx Barrier Benefits

Consumers are continuously changing their eating and purchasing behavior. A century ago, food was bought fresh and directly from the source the farmer,

Teeth, Carton: Both Shine

An Aquafresh White & Shine toothpaste carton from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is awarded the 2010 Greener Package Award by Packaging World magazine

Coating Adds Barrier to PLA

NanoSeal coating technology is said to improve moisture vapor and oxygen barriers on clear, biodegradable PLA packaging films. The coating system also

Coating Suited for Freezer Use

Freezer Release Coating is called an eco-friendly, across-the-board solution that will reduce waste and increase profitability in corrugated applications.

Coating Has High Impact Strength

PC-32000 coating is said to offer properties similar to standard Teflon coatings but with higher wear and impact strength at high temperatures. With a

New Water-Based Paper Coating Technology Offers High OGR

Aqua Based Technologies, a div.of ADM Tronics, has introduced a new water-based, repulpable, biodegradable, high OGR (oil and grease resistant), environmentally-safe coating for the paper converting and packaging industry

Technical Report: Thin Coating Challenges

A major trend in the development of new web coated products is the requirement to coat thin, functional coatings on a thin substrate. The advantages of

Change Coatings Quickly

The VersaCoater DocuMate Plus UV coater features built-in IR designed to handle wax-infused inks. Compact, user-friendly coater is compatible with photographic,

Get High Bond Strength

Polaqua 103-L lamination and printing primer is designed for PP and a range of other films. Said to provide high bond strengths using only minute application

Ink Has High Bond Values

PolarTek universal flexo white laminating ink reportedly can be used over many existing ink systems to deliver high bond values with all laminating processes,

Mondi To Invest In New Coater

JLICH, GERMANY | Mondi Jlich GmbH, one of five release liner plants of Mondi Coatings in Europe, will install a new coater at its Koslar location within

Emulsion Improves Resistance

Michem Guard 7140 is a versatile and efficient new water-based, large-particle emulsion said to improve rub and abrasion resistance in pigmented and semi-gloss

Primer Is Tough

Polaqua 710 water-based primer is said to provide excellent resistance to grease, oil, and moisture using only small quantities. Suited for paper and

Overprint Varnish Is HP Approved

DigiGuard UV-curable OPV cures and dries the instant it's exposed to UV light to form tough protective surfaces on paper and film printed on HP Indigo

MPI Ups Release Liner Production

WINCHESTER, MA | MPI Release has added an 87-in.-wide Polytype thermal coater to increase production of silicone-coated release liner at its Greenfield,

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