About Cold Seal Adhesives

People actually refer to this class of product using three different names—cold seal adhesives, self-seal adhesives, and cohesives. Remember that all the terms describe exactly the same material.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

New die designs and advancements in automatic die controls for improved efficiencies in film production, and how sealant film choice can affect a laminated structure’s properties.

Getting Personal With Michael Nowak

Michael R. Nowak, president and founder of Coating Excellence Intl., shares the benefits of his experience in the converting industry.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

The role of X-ray sensor technology in the application of extrusion coating and lamination, and comparative design and performance of primer dryers for high-speed extrusion coaters.

Coating & Laminating Special Report

Coating & Laminating Special Report

What's Really On the Surface?

Substrate surfaces are prone to cause problems because of items that are impossible for the naked eye to see.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Novel high performance collation shrink films for bundling and multipacks, the influence of small amounts of LDPE on surface roughness and resulting haze of LLDPE blown films, shape up your cast film extrusion process with a contour die, and new printing adhesion improvements using atmostpheric plasma glow discharge technology.

Measuring Force

Learn what adhesion is, how it is measured, what a test really measures relative to the true adhesion between two surfaces, how adhesion affects the performance of the final laminated or multilayer product, an ideal adhesion test between two materials, and what the common T-peel adhesion test measure.

Pilot/Lab/Technical Facilities

Is there a problem with your process? Fix it! These technical facilities stand ready to help.

Siliconizing: Challenging the Status Quo

Optimized coating helps speed change the rules of the game.

Low-Cost Paper Applications

Thermally cured silicones are the largest group of silicones, dominating the market with a share of almost 90%. As their name implies, they are cured by heat and use an expensive noble metal catalyst, typically platinum.

Free Trial of Coating Product

Craig Adhesives and Coatings has announced a free trial program for its 1077M-3 coating product used by sheetfed offset printers running hybrid inks. (craigadhesives.com)

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Controling of aerosol contamination, heat transfer rolls, what aluminum foil has to do with hot tack in packaging, and thermal process imaging permits a real time view of your extrusion process.

Seafood is Served

Covering a wide spectrum of applications from labels to lidding and from packaging to POP displays, today’s new materials deliver problem-solving technology to meet your needs.

Extrusion Coating Evolves

The initial investment for extrusion coating equipment is high but could easily be recovered if the line is subject to high-production.

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