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May 23, 2017 - Flexible Packaging

Why Heat Seal Coatings for Flexible Packaging are the Right Choice

Heat seal coatings play an important role in both the design and functionality of flexible packaging. Comprised of a thermoplastic material, heat seal coatings are applied as a liquid and cooled to form a bond between two substrates. These coatings are used in a range of applications, including:

  • Food pouches
  • Peelable lidding
  • Portion packaging
  • Frozen food cartons

While there are several types of options in today’s market, learn how heat seal coatings can benefit your manufacturing processes.

Heat Seal Coatings Give You Competitive Edge

Bostik’s heat seal coatings create strong advantages for your products and operations.

For example, our non-blocking system delivers lower cling and smoother unwind release, which results in:

  • Reduced downtime
  • Less scrap
  • Processing ease
  • Ability to run at higher line speeds

We also manufacture custom-formulated systems. Tailored to customers’ specific needs, these systems meet and exceed requirements in regards to:

  • Bond strength
  • Heat and chemical resistance
  • Overall package performance

heat seal coatings

Additionally, these coatings are ideal for laminates on a wide variety of surfaces for increased operational flexibility. They can be applied on one or two sides, plain or patterned.

Designed to meet the peel force requirement of the package, these formulations also meet:

  • COF needed for high line speed packaging
  • Various coating application technologies

For more information on Bostik’s heat seal coatings, call 800-7-BOSTIK, or visit www.bostik.com/us.

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