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Mallard Creek Polymers Launches Acrylic WB Emulsion for Functional Barrier Coatings

Published on 2024-02-02. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Sustainability / Natural Coatings     Acrylic Coatings    

Mallard Creek Polymers Acrylic WB Emulsion Functional Barrier Coatings Mallard Creek Polymers (MCP) commits to environmental stewardship by offering binders for water-based coatings. It is a compelling alternative to traditional plastic and PFAS-based materials in food packaging.

MCP is taking a proactive step to address the growing concerns about the environmental impact of single-use plastics. It is also addressing the potential health risks associated with PFAS. Water-based coatings present an innovative and eco-friendly solution. It aligns with the company's dedication to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

Suitable for Food Packaging

The newest product, Tykote® 6161, is an all-acrylic water-based emulsion. It is developed specifically to provide high barriers to oil and grease both at room and elevated temperatures in food packaging. It exhibits excellent water resistance properties. The key attributes are:

  • Excellent oil and grease resistance
  • Excellent water resistance leading to low Cobb results
  • Broad global food contact compliance
  • Good MVTR performance
  • Heat sealable under certain conditions
  • Can be applied by many coating methods
  • Styrene-free
  • FDA 21 CFR 176.170 compliant without any restrictive limitations on food types or conditions of use
  • Does not adversely impact the repulpability and recyclability of the paper and board

Tykote® is a family of styrene-butadiene, styrene-acrylic and all-acrylic polymer products. It may be used as a base for compounded functional coatings.

Barrier coatings formulated with Tykote® products are used in a variety of packaging applications. It is to block the passage of substances. This includes moisture vapor, water, oils and grease, under a variety of conditions and temperatures. The purpose of a functional coating is to provide protection. It can also provide a longer shelf-life and better product and package integrity.

Mallard Creek Polymers, along with its subsidiary MCP Europe, innovates functional coatings. It is for a wide range of market applications, encompassing both food and non-food packaging.

Explore Tykote® Range from Mallard Creek Polymers

Source: Mallard Creek Polymers


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