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Dow Corning Showcases Syl-Off ® Brand Release Coatings at Labelexpo Europe

Published on 2009-08-24. Author : SpecialChem

At Labelexpo Europe 2009, Dow Corning Corporation will introduce a new solvent-free release coating system and showcase its proven Syl-Off® release coatings, including additions to the Syl-Off® Advantage Series.

In Stand 6F140, Dow Corning will launch new Syl-Off® solvent-free silicone release coating system for polyester substrates. The system provides long-term anchorage to unprimed and primed polyester films. It is specially designed for filmic pressure sensitive laminate/labelstock, single- and double-sided industrial polyester release films and for liners of polyester technical adhesive tapes.

The company will showcase its Advantage Series, an extensive line of ultralow-platinum, solventless release coating products. Today more than 80 coaters in 25 countries use the Advantage Series. Dow Corning's recent additions to the lineup require even lower platinum levels and offer the ability to use a wider range of substrates, giving customers many choices to meet their needs.

Globally available, the Advantage Series can help significantly lower costs by reducing platinum levels. The product line offers high line speeds, anti-misting, excellent anchorage, outstanding converting properties and better coverage, bath life and release stability.

Dow Corning will also feature its Syl-Off® Advantage Emulsion Release Coating System. This cost-effective system provides low coat weight, low platinum levels and low temperature cure. It also gives customers application flexibility, high line speeds and flat release.

In addition, Dow Corning will highlight its Syl-Off® thermal-cure release coatings specially designed for filmic substrates. These innovative coatings provide solutions for many different film types and grades, from temperature-sensitive substrates to unprimed polyester, with improved productivity at lower costs.

From adhesion to release, Dow Corning offers a comprehensive selection of innovative, silicon-based adhesives, release coatings and crosslinkers. With more than 65 years as a global leader in silicone solutions, Dow Corning also provides supportive services tailored to the specific business needs of the pressure sensitive industry. The company strives to continuously develop new high-performance technologies that are sustainable and cost-effective for global and local customers.

About Dow Corning:

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is a joint venture equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

Source: Dow Corning


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