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Coatings Ingredients
How to select raw materials smarter and faster for your Coatings & Inks formulations? Renowned experts in the field have designed these Selection Guides to assist you further in your selection according to your applications. In this section, we also provide you with Technology Profiles, states of the art of the main raw materials used in Paints, Coatings & Inks.

Selection Guide

Water Based Folding Carton Inks

By Terence Kenneth

Inks for folding cartons need to be formulated with moderately high gloss and good surface rub resistance. Find out what are the common types of raw materials (waxes, resins, emulsions, defoamers, surfactants and pigments) used for producing water-based inks for folding cartons.

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Selection Guide

Solvent Based Flexible Packaging Inks

By Terence Kenneth

Flexible packaging has now become popular in various industries ranging from consumer products to industrial applications. Both flexographic and gravure printing methods are used for flexible packaging printing. These two methods share the same raw materials; hence guidelines to select raw materials for the both printing methods are common. Review the guidelines to select raw materials such as waxes, surface additives, various resins as well as pigments for flexible packaging inks.

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