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 […]

Mystery of Drying Aqueous Coatings

Aqueous Coating

It’s well known and understood that washed clothing dries when the wash water is evaporated.  Similarly, paint dries when the diluent solvent is evaporated, leaving a film of dry paint solids. Aqueous coatings dry as volatile components (mainly water), about 60% of the typical formula composition, evaporate or are absorbed by a porous substrate.  Coalescence […]

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 […]