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Functional Packaging Coatings

Enhancing functionality

Part of our product portfolio are water-based binders adding functionality to your packaging:

  • Heat-seal lacquers including primers for film & foil
  • Pre-metallization primers
  • Barrier coatings for paper and board substrates

Benefits of our water-based solutions include improved recycling through replacement of polyethylene coating, non-fluorinated grease-barrier coatings and cost effectiveness compared to solvent-based systems.

Wide range of materials

BASF offers numerous solutions, e.g. from the Joncryl® portfolio:

  • Aqueous acrylic binders for the formulation of heat seal lacquers with low to high activation temperatures. These acrylic co-polymer emulsions provide a secure seal and show smooth peeling behavior. Applications range from sealing lacquers for dairy and pharmaceutical packaging to cardboard blister packaging and acrylic coated heatseal BOPP packaging  films for confectionary, perfume and tobacco packaging.
  • Pre-metallization primers for vacuum metalized paper substrates  used in tobacco packaging and paper labels.
  • Pre-print primers for hard and soft aluminum with excellent heat resistance.
  • Print-primers for aluminum yogurt lidding providing heat and chemical resistance.
  • For all above mentioned systems we offer a numerous additives to further improve the print quality.

Water-based Resins

  • Joncryl®
  • Joncryl® ECO
  • Joncryl® FLX
  • Joncryl® HSL

Energy-curing Resins

  • Laromer®

Performance Additives

Formulation Additives

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