Adhesion Promoters and Paint Additives
Coatings and Solutions for the Ink and Paperboard Industry
Luxfer MEL Technologies is a world leader in Zirconium chemistry, providing a wide variety of solutions with unparalleled quality and consistency. Having manufacturing plants based in England and New Jersey, Luxfer supply tailored crosslinkers for adhesion promoters for the paperboard and inks industry on a global scale. Fulfilling the ever-changing needs of our diverse customer base.
Bacote® 20 series
Bacote® 20 is our formaldehyse-free crosslinker used in the paper and paperboard industry:
Rapid curing and improved printability, with no adverse effect on optical properties.
Approved under both FDA and BfR regulations to be used in direct contact with aqueous, fatty and dry foods.
Making it a universal crosslinker used in mills worldwide.
Luxfer manufactures a high purity Zirconium Acetate, a reactive solution used as a crosslinker in Adhesives, printing inks and a binder in catalysis applications. A solution that is available in two concentrations. (22% and 30%).
Zirconium Propionate is an optimal adhesion promoter for solvent-based inks:
Safer alternative to titanium acetylacetonate
Improved heat and scrub resistance onto difficult substrates such as polypropylene, polyethylene, polyester, metal and other packaging materials
Improved Pigment Stability
Meet the Team
EU Sales Manager
Based in Manchester, UK, Jordan supports our Coating and Solution customers throughout the entirety of Europe. Jordan is solely focused on providing guidance to new and existing customers, ensuring they receive Luxfer’s quality service and products. Please contact Jordan to discuss how our coating and solutions can benefit your operational needs.
Sales Manager USA
Based just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Tara supports our Coating and Solution customers throughout the Americas. She is also focused on being the U.S. Sales Representative for our partnership with Keeling & Walker distributing tin oxides and laser marking materials. With a lengthy career in Sales in the steel industry prior to joining Luxfer, Tara is ready and willing to provide new and existing clients the highest level of customer service. Please contact Tara to discuss how our coating and solutions can benefit your operational needs.