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Barrier coating formulations

BARRIER COATING FORMULATIONS Environment-friendly barrier coating formulations for the food and non-food segments of the fiber-based packaging industry

Fiber-based packaging is the only packaging material that is created from renewable resources and is widely perceived by end-users as the green solution. However, coatings that contain polyethylene, fluorochemicals or waxes hinder the recyclability and repulpability of post-consumer packaging.  

Barrikote™ Series formulations are ready-to-use water-based barrier coatings for paperboard applications which provide an ecological alternative to wax, fluorochemicals and petrochemical-based extruded and laminated polymers such as polyethylene.  Barrikote™ coatings are applied by metered size press, blade and rod coaters or flexo printers.

Water Barrier

Ready-to-use, water-based coating solutions such as Barrikote™ are ideal for imparting water barrier properties to paper and board based packaging.

Application Areas

  • Hot & cold cups
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Frozen food
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Seafood
  • Soap boxes

Features

  • FDA/BfR compliant for food contact
  • Repulpable
  • Can combine properties of release and grease barrier as required
  • Heat sealable if required
  • Can be adapted for varied grades of fiber-based substrates – carton, corrugated and flexible paper
  • Can be applied using conventional coating techniques (blade, rod, size press), or via flexo & rotogravure
  • Easy to handle and safe to apply

Oil & Grease Barrier

Ready-to-use, water-based coating solutions such as Barrikote™ are ideal for imparting functional barriers against ingress of oil & grease for fiber-based packaging.

Our range of Oil & Grease Resistance (OGR) coatings include highly versatile coatings that provide additional features such as water barrier and release properties, to economical coatings that provide the optimal solution.

Application areas

  • Bakery
  • Fast food
  • Dry food

Features

  • Can combine properties of release and moisture vapor barrier as required
  • FDA/BfR compliant for food contact
  • Repulpable
  • Heat sealable if required
  • Can be adapted for varied grades of fiber-based substrates – carton, corrugated and flexible paper
  • Can be applied using conventional coating techniques (blade, rod, size press), or via flexo and rotogravure
  • Easy to handle and safe to apply

Moisture Vapor Barrier

Ready-to-use, water-based coating solutions such as Barrikote provide functional barriers against ingress of moisture vapor for fiber-based packaging.

Application areas

  • Bakery
  • Fast food
  • Frozen food & chilled food
  • Dry food
  • Consumer goods
  • Reel & ream wrap

Features

  • Can combine properties of release & grease barrier as required
  • Heat sealable if required
  • FDA/BfR compliant for food contact
  • Repulpable
  • Can be adapted for varied grades of fiber-based substrates – carton, corrugated or flexible paper
  • Can be applied using conventional coating techniques (blade, rod, size press), or flexo & rotogravure
  • Easy to handle and safe to apply

 

 

We offer a full range of bespoke formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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