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  • 04 Jul 2019

Ashland adds primer to RIT-certified portfolio

Purekote 8020 water-based off-line primer for HP Indigo digital inks has joined Ashland’s portfolio of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) certified overprint varnishes and laminating adhesives.

Developed for converters who pre-optimize paper or film labelstock, flexible packaging and shrink sleeve materials through flexo or gravure, Purekote 8020 primer is claimed to offer water resistence, excellent clarity, improved chemical and heat resistance, and non-yellowing on film substrates.

‘Ashland is committed to continually amplifying the efficacy and refining the usability of its digital product lines for our customers’ challenging applications,’ said Catherine Heckman, global industry manager, laminating adhesives and coatings, Ashland. ‘Purekote 8020 primer answers an unmet need in the market for an easy-to-use, water resistant primer compatible with HP Indigo inks.’

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