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  • 19 Sep 2019

Ashland unveils Solvester laminating adhesives portfolio

Ashland unveils Solvester laminating adhesives portfolio

Ashland has launched its new Solvester portfolio of laminating adhesives, offering both aliphatic and aromatic chemistries.

The new laminating adhesives are claimed by the company to deliver outstanding bond performance, aggressive ingredient resistance, low migration performance and ideal cure times of three days or less at ambient conditions. 

Depending on the application, Solvester 2130-65 laminating adhesive passes ‘hard-to-hold’, aggressive ingredients testing. Solvester 2500-65RT laminating adhesive offers three days or less cure times in ambient conditions for retort. Solvester 5000 laminating adhesive is designed for use with a variety of high slip films. Each laminating adhesive has been uniquely designed to provide ultimate end-use performance.

‘In response to our customers’ growing needs for increased adhesive performance both in converting and end-use application, each Solvester laminating adhesive has been uniquely designed to increase converter productivity and enhance the consumer experience,’ said Catherine Heckman, global industry manager, laminating adhesives and coatings, Ashland.

‘Our new Solvester adhesives were designed for excellent end-use application performance, optimal processing and cure speeds and food safety.  We are thrilled to work with customers to demonstrate our product performance whether in their facility or on Ashland’s production scale laminator. Additionally, we can complete migration testing with customer-specific films to ensure their final package is safe for consumers,’ said Randy Johnson, global adhesives technical director, laminating adhesives and coatings, Ashland. 

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