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ACTEGA Kelstar Launches BlisterKote™, a Water-based Copolymer Blister Coating Technology

Published on 2015-08-11. Author : SpecialChem

ACTEGA Kelstar, one of the market leaders in innovation of specialty coatings and chemicals, is announced the addition of BlisterKote™ to its specialty coatings portfolio. BlisterKote™ is a water based copolymer blister coating technology that incorporates a polyurethane base combined with a percentage of acrylics to promote excellent adhesion over the wide range of plastics currently used in the blister card marketplace. This product is commercially available as of August 2015.

Fig. 1: ACTEGA

“We are very proud to introduce this truly innovative blister coating to the market, allowing our company to serve current and future customers in all areas of their blister packaging needs,” said Grant Schutte, Chief Technology Officer at ACTEGA. “BlisterKote™ will allow converters to use a wider variety of plastics and films along with demonstrating excellent performance on sustainable materials such as recycled paper board and plastics.”

BlisterKote™ has the following features and benefits:

• Excellent adhesion
• Quick clean up
• Excellent drying time
• Eco-friendly (Low VOC)
• Use with various plastics (e.g., PET, RPET, APET, PETG, GAG, and PVC)


ACTEGA develops and produces specialty coatings, sealants, printing inks and adhesives for the rigid and flexible packaging and graphics arts industry and is a member of globally operating specialty chemical company ALTANA
ACTEGA Kelstar is one of the leading manufacturers of Specialty Coatings & Chemicals for the Graphic Arts and one of the largest suppliers of coatings in North America.

Source: ACTEGA

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