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Michelman introduces new coating for paper and corrugated converters

Global developer of barrier and functional coatings Michelman has introduced a new water repellent coating HydraBan 420 for paper and corrugated converters.

According to the US-based company, it is an easy to run coating with or without dilution and is FDA-compliant for direct food contact. It is also repulpable and recyclable.

The company has formulated the new coating using a new chemistry to reduce or get rid off foaming and separation issues.

The coating, which is cold set gluable with most adhesives, exhibits good water beading and printability.

Using a rod or blade coater, the HydraBan 420 can be applied in-line on the corrugator from the wet or dry end, and can also be applied by flexo.