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GALACRYL® UV-DUALCURE SOFT-TOUCH COATINGS
How UV DualCure technology worksThermal drying followed by UV curing - DualCure means that two curing methods are combined. The applied coating is first physically dried, which is achieved by hot air and infrared. Then the coating cures under ultraviolet radiation through a chemical reaction (crosslinking). As a result, we get the best of two technologies: the excellent soft-touch effect of a water-based coating system and, at the same time, the high scratch resistance of a UV coating system.
„With our soft-touch effect, tube manufacturers have a wide range of options for transforming their products into a visual and tactile experience.”
Global Head Market Management Flexible Packaging
Properties of GALACRYL® soft-touch coatings
• Long durability (scratch and abrasion resistant)
• Low migration, suitable for the outside of food packaging that complies with legal requirements
• Appealing matt degree
• Hot or cold foil stamping
• Can be overprinted and overpainted
• Low odor and colorless
Wide range of options for any type of tube
Our portfolio does not only include effect coatings for laminate tubes, but also for extruded tubes. These products offer the same high-quality standards.