Coatings and Solutions
Luxfer MEL Technologies offers a wide variety of solutions with unparalleled quality and consistency, produced at both of our manufacturing plants in Manchester, England and Flemington, New Jersey. These two facilities allow us to offer the necessary service and responsiveness to meet the exact demands of our diverse customer base.
Our crosslinkers for the paper and paperboard industry (Bacote® and ZirmelTM) are formaldehyde-free, offer rapid curing and improved printability, with no adverse effect on optical properties. These products are approved under both FDA and BfR regulations as a component of paper and paperboard to be used in direct contact with aqueous, fatty and dry foods. They have become the crosslinker of choice in mills worldwide.
In addition, Luxfer MEL Technologies has a range of other reactive chemicals used in various applications including adhesives, printing inks, paints, pigments, surface coatings, metal treatment and catalysis, among many others. Our zirconium products exhibit improved adhesion promotion, scrub resistance, heat resistance and water repellent properties. Crosslinking and binding are the principal benefits of utilizing our zirconium solutions, and can be combined into any number of material formulations.