Michelman’s Michem® Flex R1924 Print Primer Improves Ink Adhesion and Chemical Resistance in UV Cured Packaging and Label Applications

CINCINNATI, OH (March 25, 2013) – Michelman’s Michem Flex R1924 is an innovative water based primer that promotes print receptivity and adhesion of UV cured inks and coatings to flexible packaging substrates and labels.

Because it is also very chemical resistant, it is an ideal solution for film converters or printers who produce labels and packaging for use in harsh environments.  Typical applications include labels for shampoo bottles, liquid detergents and cleaning chemicals.

Michem Flex R1924 is suitable for virtually any non-food contact, printable flexible packaging substrate or label requiring UV curing, and is easily applied using gravure, flexo and other coating methods.  The primer is effective at a low coat weight – just 0.5 gsm dry, and dries clear.

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Michelman is a global developer of water based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood and floor care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products.  Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.

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Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.

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