FUNCTIONAL
COATINGS

 
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Electron Beam (EB) coating technology is used to convert a liquid coating into a solid, cured film. ESI’s EB coatings provide excellent adhesion, offer the highest gloss available, and are resistant to scratches and abrasions. 

EB coatings are available when unsurpassed decorative and functional coating features are required. These coatings provide instant curing and premium resistance properties allowing them to be used in a wide variety of markets and applications. Coatings are available for almost every coating application including flexo/anilox, gravure, ink-train and roller coats or variations of these, used in in-line or off-line applications.

THE ADVANTAGES OF USING EB COATINGS:

•   Highest Gloss

•  Highest Scratch and Abrasion Resistance

•  Excellent adhesion to films

•  Consistent C.O.F.

•  Environmentally friendly and recyclable 

•  Safe for food and for people 

EB COATINGS = SIMPLY THE BEST

 
 

EB OVERPRINT
VARNISH
(OPV)

 
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EB cured coatings or overprint varnishes (OPV) are specifically designed for the packaging industry and have a variety features that include different levels of gloss, scuff resistance, coefficient of friction, printability, slight angles, as well as the lowest migration of residual components.  EB OPVs can be formulated with the following features:

DECORATIVE OPV

•  Hi-gloss
•  Matte
•  Satin 

FUNCTIONAL OPV

•  Low Cure
•  Low Migration
•  Shrink Sleeve
•  Signage
•  Thermal Transfer
•  Tape Release

TACTILE SPECIALTY OPV

•  Water-based and EB Soft Feel
•  Grit
•  Texture
•  Pearlescent

EB cured OPV ’s  meet European standards, such as the Swiss ordnance, have ultra-low migration and extractables are EUPIA compliant.


LEARN HOW EB OPV CAN REPLACE A LAMINATION