Coatings and Solutions
Luxfer MEL Technologies offer a wide range of solutions with unparalleled quality and consistency produced at both of our manufacturing facilities, offering customers the service to meet their exact demands.
Our crosslinkers for the Paper Industry (Bacote®, ZirmelTM and XL) are formaldehyde free, offer rapid cure properties, with improved printability and no adverse effect on optical properties. They are approved under FDA and BfR regulations as a component of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty foods. They have become the crosslinker of choice at mills worldwide.
In addition, we have a range of reactive chemicals used in various applications including adhesives, printing inks, paint, pigment and surface coating, and metal treatment. Zirconium products are known to exhibit improved adhesion, scrub resistance, and heat resistance properties.
Stabilized Ammonium Zirconium Carbonate (AZC) for Crosslinking in Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing, among others.
Stabilized Potassium Zirconium Carbonate (KZC) for Crosslinking in Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing, among others.
Zirconium Acetate Solution can be used in Catalysis, as a Ceramic Binder and or in Coatings.
Zirconium Nitrate Solution can be used in Catalysis, as a Ceramic Binder and in Coatings.
Zirconium Propionate can be used in Printing Inks.
ZOC can be used in Binder and Intermediate material.
Ammonium Zirconium Carbonate can be used in Crosslinker/Insolubilizer for Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing, among others