Our passion, technical expertise and broad process capabilities deliver superior results to our customers who choose Hydrite Chemical Co. for their toll processing and contract blending.
The Lucidene 4000 series polymers lead the market in providing high press performance at a neutral pH. Advantages include excellent dry speed, resolubility and ease of clean-up on press. Inks formulated with the 4000 series offer outstanding transfer with clean printing and excellent viscosity stability. A safer pressroom environment is achieved as high ammonia odors are eliminated.
High gloss, hard polymer with excellent stability, transfer and resolubility
Excellent clarity, good water resistance and dry speed with resolubility
Soft film former with excellent adhesion, transfer and resolubilty
The broad Lucidene product portfolio offers the ink formulator a robust choice in formulating inks for paper and paperboard packaging applications.
Fast drying with good holdout for high speed printing
Hard emulsion with excellent gloss and holdout
Excellent opacity and hiding power in corrugated inks
Hard , non-blocking film former with high gloss and rewet
Crosslinkable with Zn for heat resistance, adhesion to foil
Improves flexibility with good water and grease resistance
Hydrite’s lower Tg polymers were designed for the film packaging and lamination ink markets. They offer adhesion and water resistance on substrates such as polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester and vinyl.
Fast dry with good grease resistance, adhesion to vinyl and film substrates
Adhesive lamination inks with fast solvent release and high bond strengths
Good adhesion, high gloss and water resistance
Non-skid performance with adhesion and water resistance
Maximum adhesion, ice crinkle resistance with low VOC
Acrylic urethane with high gloss, alkaline and detergent resistance
Hydrite’s colloidal chemistry products offer the formulator new tools in extending economics in corrugated inks.
NaOH neutralized with fast dry and excellent rewet for news and envelope inks
Excellent transfer and printability with high dilution profile
Highly dilutable extender for corrugated inks with good transfer
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