Electron Beam Applications’ Expanding Footprint

Electron Beam Applications Chart

Electron Beam (EB) does a lot of things, but perhaps the most significant one is the ability to break bonds of polymers.  When chemical bonds are broken, they produce free radicals (unpaired valence electrons), which are the drivers of free-radical chemical reactions.   These are the basis of the majority of present-day commercial EB applications.  An […]

Gluing Aqueous Coatings

Aqueous Gluing

Two types of adhesives or glues are in common use to glue aqueous coated substrates.  These are cold white glues and hot melt adhesives. The most widely used of these are hot melt adhesives which are a form of solvent-free thermoplastics. These are solid at room temperature and are melted to be applied as a […]

Primers and Press Applied Adhesives

Cork Industries makes a variety of Primers and Press Applied Adhesives for Printing and Packaging: Primers Aqueous Primers Metalizing Primers Pre-Metalizing Primers Press Applied Adhesives Blister Adhesive Laminating Adhesives Heat Seal Skin Pack Lidding Please contact us to discover how we can help.

Water Based Primers

Cork Industries makes a variety of Water Based Primers for Printing and Packaging: Aqueous Primers Metalizing Primers Pre-Metalizing Primers RECOMMENDED WATER BASED PRIMERS-CORKOTE™ 1250 is an aqueous print primer formulated for single side use over wet litho inks. CORKOTE™ 1250 can be applied as a primer on paper, paperboard and film where ink, coating, or […]