Thermoplastic polyamides for inks and adhesives

 The Crayamid® thermoplastic polyamides range is recognized on the market for its performances and good quality.

Main applications of thermoplastic polyamides:

  • flexographic printing
  • gravure printing
  • offset printing
  • overprint varnishes
  • Hotmelt adhesives

  • Thixotropic agent (in coatings based on alkyds, ester oils and vegetable oils)

Flexographic & gravure printing inks

Applications:

For flexible packaging – plastic film, plastic laminated paper, thin metal foils, etc. and for publication, specialty gravure

Characteristics:

High gloss

Adhesion to substrate

Flexibility

Film-forming improvement

Fat and grease resistance

Fast solvent release

Clean printing

Overprint varnishes

Applications:

Cold seal packaging

Characteristics:

Improve scratch resistance

High performance hotmelt adhesives

Applications:

Flexible packaging, automotive assembly, shoe assembly, wood bonding

Characteristics:

Sharp melting points for low-viscosity melt

Excellent adhesion to different substrates

Excellent colour

Low odour

Excellent moisture, chemical and impact resistance

Thixotropic agents & others

Applications:

Mainly for industrial wall paints

Characteristics:

Improves flow and brushing

Reduces settling of pigment

Retards dripping and sagging

Our brands Crayamid® and Unithane®

Thermoplastic polyamides

The inks prepared on Crayamid® grades have:

  • Good adhesion to a variety of substrates;
  • Excellent solvent release;
  • Good deep freeze and water resistance;
  • Low odor

Polyurethane for inks

Our range for inks application is completed by Unithane® polyurethane.

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