New low-migration blister coating from WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH

The company has developed a new coating formulation for blister coatings with optimized processing parameters in close collaboration with its customers.

The resulting low migration coating is now available under the product identifier SENOLITH® WB BLISTER COATING FP NDC 359503.

 

Due to the new formulation, this coating can be processed at activation temperatures of 145 °C at high cycle rates in the blister process.

 

Further advantages of the SENOLITH® WB BLISTER COATING FP NDC 359503 are:

  • Sealability with all common blister foils
  • Good bond adhesion
  • Less influence of temperature on the blister film and the product
  • Energy saving due to low activation temperature
  • Potential increase in productivity by reducing cycle times
  • Safe inline processing on the printing machine

 

The SENOLITH® WB BLISTER COATING FP NDC 359503 was successfully tested by various customers of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH during the introductory phase and was approved. An official certificate of compliance by an independent testing institute for the use of the coating in indirect food contact is also already available and can be requested from WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH if required.

 

Arno Dürr, Sales Director of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH about the new product: “We are very pleased to meet the requests of our customers for modifications and optimizations of ou... [read more]

 

TroPROTECT®-X MATT – Brand new film grades from TroFilms GmbH

The German TroFilms GmbH, based in Georgensgmünd in Central Franconia, is launching a new film quality with immediate effect. Under the product name TroPROTECT®-X MATT, the film specialist has developed and lead to market an excimer film, meeting all the requirements of modern film applications.

In addition to a very high scratch and abrasion resistance at high matt grades with only 4.5 gloss levels (measured at 60 ° and a manufacturing tolerance of less than ± 1 gloss points) and excellent feel, this film quality can also convince by good tear resistance and very good processing qualities. Furthermore, the TroPROTECT®-X MATT is basically hot foil stampable like almost all foils of the TroFilms GmbH, can be overcoated with radically curing UV lacquers and glued (preliminary tests are recommended for all processing processes).

 

Ralf Troyer, Managing Director of TroFilms GmbH on the new TroPROTECT®-X MATT film: "Based on the requirements of the market and special wishes of our customers, we have developed the TroPROTECT®-X MATT film, our first film in the excimer UV process. In contrast to conventional matting proc... [read more]

WEILBURGER Graphics launches new, low-migration UV lacquer line

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia, has been succeeded a breakthrough in the production of low-migration UV lacquers.

The company is now launching an UV lacquer, which is no longer based on “classical photoinitiator”, under the new product class SENOLITH® UV FP PLUS. The UV lacquer technology used for the first time in this new product eliminates the need for low-molecular photoinitiators, e.g. benzophenone or 4-methylbenzphenon, which minimize the migration of fission products. The use of low-molecular compounds < 1000 Dalton is omitted here. The UV irradiation initiates a self-crosslinking process which results in to a high crosslinking density of the polymer matrix.

The new SENOLITH® UV GLOSS LACQUER INLINE FP NDC PLUS 360430 is particularly low migration due to this new crosslinking technology. The SENOLITH® UV FP PLUS lacquers can be processed inline as well as offline with all common standard UV lamp systems.

 

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manroland web systems and Goss intend to combine

Business combination for global market presence, broad product range and comprehensive long-term stable customer support in the web printing market.

manroland web systems and Goss International’s printing press business (“Goss”), both manufacturers and service providers of web offset printing systems for newspapers, commercial products and packaging, are planning to combine their complementary businesses. The combined company will benefit from the companies’ complementary geographic footprints, create extensive synergies, ensure long-term viability, and provide value-oriented solutions, especially in the area of aftermarket ​​services. In the future, the new entity will be a strong business partner to all international web printers. Subject to regulatory approval, the merger is expected to be completed by the middle of 2018. The Contiweb business of Goss International is not included in this transaction.

 

Shaping the future through targeted consolidation of two strong companies... [read more]

WEILBURGER Graphics launches new film laminating adhesive

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia, has developed a new, self-cross-linking film laminating adhesive for use in the indirect food packaging. In contrast to the previous two-component adhesives, this new generation of self-cross-linking film laminating adhesive guaranteed initial and final adhesive even without the addition of hardener. The adhesive is embossing-proof and creasing able and can be optionally processed for the application with special films. Another advantage of the new SENOBOND® WB FILM LAMINATING ADHESIVE FP NDC 375224 is the common chemical basis of the new adhesive with the already established SENOBOND® WB FILM LAMINATING ADHESIVE 375207. Thus, the expensive wash cycle can be omitted when converting the adhesive plant to packaging which are not suitable for food packaging which again saves time and money.

 

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