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
Sizing solutions designed for use in the manufacturing of glass fiber, carbon fiber and natural fiber.
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CINCINNATI, OH (September 12, 2014) – RustBan® is a vapor corrosion inhibitor (VCI) that is applied directly to corrugated, solid fiber and other forms of paperboard packaging used to store and ship ferrous and nonferrous metal products. It protects metal from corrosion, and can eliminate the time and expense required to place corrosible metal products in VCI-treated paper, bags or wrapping. It is used in a range of industries and applications including automotive, heavy equipment, steel mills, consumer packaging, electronics, aerospace and military.
RustBan is water based, nitrite-free and repulpable, and can be applied with a blade or rod coater, either inline or offline. RustBan treated packaging is gluable with a wide variety of cold set and hot melt adhesives. Partitions, slip sheets and other specialty paperboard products can be produced with RustBan applied to both sides.
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry. Michelman’s water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers add value in a wide range of applications including wood care, floor care, industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. As an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, and digital printing press primers, Michelman adds value to consumer and industrial packaging, labels and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its multinational and regional 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.