Inline & offline digital printing primers certified for use with HP Indigo presses.
Water-based overprint coatings increase durability and enhance the look & feel of inkjet-printed materials.
High-performance primers for inkjet that improve print quality & ink adhesion on film & paper.
Advanced materials designed to enhance the performance and processing of agricultural products.
Recyclable water-based coatings that confer high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps.
Enhancing composite performance through optimized fiber-polymer interface adhesion
Water-based sizing solutions designed to optimize interfacial adhesion in composites using carbon fiber.
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CINCINNATI, OH (October 28, 2015) – Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of water-based wax emulsions and binders, will feature a variety of innovative new solutions at ChinaCoat 2015 being held November 18-20th in Shanghai, China. Exhibiting in booth C33-34, Hall E4, Michelman will showcase new solutions specifically for formulators of wood, metal and architectural specialty coatings, as well as for inks and OPVs.
Wood and architectural coating formulators will be introduced to Michem® brand water-based binders and additives that improve scratch and mar resistance, stain blocking, water and chemical resistance, anti-block properties and gloss. New binder resins will be featured that exhibit excellent aesthetic and mechanical properties and that show superb adhesion to most substrates.
Metal coating formulators will be introduced to the exciting family of ProHere™ water-based resinous binders that are suitable for a wide range of processing conditions and metallic substrates, and are used to enhance corrosion and chemical resistance, mechanical strength and adhesion. Michelman’s ProHere L-range water-based lubricants and surface modifiers improve lubricity, slip and torque/tension control, while adding anti-mar and anti-scratch properties. They can also be used to improve surface optics including matting and brilliance.
In the graphic arts sector of the market, Michelman will be featuring Michem® brand additives for inks and OPVs that give customers better slip control, rub and abrasion resistance, while producing high gloss results.
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface modifiers, additives and polymers are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.