Glossy Over Print Varnish and Color Extender
|Good Rub Resistance
|Angle of Slide
|High Volume Printing
- The Spectra-Guard® Extender is an aqueous based over print varnish designed for optimum gloss, heat resistance and non-abrasive characteristics. The coating is designed for compatibility with all types of coating equipment.
Along with excellent gloss, the coating has been designed to be FDA compliant enabling a broad range of product uses. The coating’s rub resistance properties ensure that no damage will be incurred to the packaging during packaging process.
- Spectra-Guard® Extender can be glued with cold-set adhesives or hot-melt adhesives. Spectra-Kote® can provide you with a detailed list of adhesives best suited for use with this coating.
Spectra-Guard® Extender is over-printable using Flexographic presses. It is recommended that all inks be reviewed for suitability of ink coverage.
- Spectra-Guard® Extender formulation will obtain excellent performance values through application with Flexographic, gravure, roll and rod coaters with in-line or off-line coating environments. Spectra-Kote® also offers pre-coated liners to help eliminate downtime associated with coating in-line at the corrugator.
Coating Type Acrylic Color Liquid / Dry :: Tan / Clear pH 7.5 – 8.5 Viscosity #2 Zahn (sec) 45.0 — 60.0 Repulpability Excellent FDA Compliant* Yes Freeze / Thaw Stable *For complete compliance information please contact Spectra-Kote®. The above
properties are typical values and should not be interpreted as product specifications.
- The Spectra-Guard® Extender water-based formulation is specially designed for simple handling. This non-hazardous coating can be washed clean from machinery with soap and water. The coating is compatible with standard industry water-based cleansers. If the coating comes in contact with the skin, simply rinse with water.