Coatings

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Coatings

Overview

Agfa Graphics sells a full line of coatings vital in the modern production of packaging and printing. They protect the printed image and ensure a trouble-free processing. They provide high-value finishing and may add valuable properties, such as barrier effects or heat-resistance. Whether you are looking for waterbased or UV based overprint varnishes and effect coatings, discover our product solutions for graphic arts. A broad choice of rigid metal coatings for food cans, crown corks, aluminum caps and other applications is also part of our portfolio. Protective coatings for flexible packaging, such as food package lids, pharma blister or menu trays, complete the overall offer.

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Performa Aqueous and UV Coatings

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-400 FAST DRY (W&T) GLOSS: A general purpose gloss coating with great run-ability.  Can be used for 2-sided jobs and has good inter-coat adhesion for UV and foil stamping. 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-410 NON-STREAK (W&T) SATIN: A medium gloss 1 or 2-sided coating for Sheetfed or flexographic printing applications.  It can be used with some glues, foil stamps and UV top coatings. 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-420 (W&T) MATTE: A low gloss 1 or 2-sided coating for Sheetfed or flexographic printing applications. It can be used with some glues, foil stamps and UV top coatings. 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-430 PACKAGING SUPREME HIGH GLOSS: A high gloss, high rub costing for folding carton work run on either sheet-fed or flexographic printing applications.  It typically can be used as a 2-sided commercial coating but is NOT recommended as being recoat-able.  

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-440 NON CURL GLOSS: For paper and paperboard on in-line blanket coaters.  Has good dry speed and is designed to resist curl on lightweight stocks, and has good rub and block resistance. 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-450 NON CURL SATIN: For paper and paperboard on in-line blanket coaters. Has good flow, leveling & non-curl properties. Designed for Sheetfed or web application. 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-460 NON CURL MATTE: Formulated for application on paper and paperboard with in-line blanket coaters, flexo presses and flexo/gravure type coaters. It has good flow and leveling and non-curl properties. It is specifically designed for sheetfed or web applications with lightweight stocks where curling resistance is a priority.  

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-480 ANTI-MIGRATION FDA GLOSS: For application on paper and paperboard with in-line blanket coaters, flexo presses, coater/dampeners and flexo/gravure type coaters. Cold, moisture & grease resistant.  Conforms to FDA regulations for food contact 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-490 SOFT TOUCH: A matte coating with a soft feel for use in sheetfed or flexographic coaters. It has a dull finish (gloss level of 2 - 10) depending on substrate and thickness of coating application.   It is NOT RECOMMENDED for use as a primer for hot foil stamp, glue, or UV topcoat.  

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING AQ-4000C NON-COATED STOCK GLOSS: Formulated to be curl resistance for lightweight and uncoated stocks. AQ-694 will help minimize any curling associated with printing on these substrates. 

PERFORMA AQUEOUS COATING CLEANER SP533ACC: A water-based, low VOC, low odor cleaner for aqueous coatings. Contains no ammonia and is very user-friendly. It has less than 10% VOC and is compliant with California SCAQMD Rule 1171. 

PERFORMA UV CURE COATING UV-500: A premium hi-gloss UV cure roller coating designed for in-line roller coating applications over UV or Hybrid Inks.  Can be used on offline coater over conventional ink with an aqueous primer topcoat.  It has low odor and excellent flow leveling and good adhesion to difficult substrates. 

PERFORMA UV CURE COATING UV-510 SATIN MATTE: UV-curable satin roller over-coating for various outputs, including in-line over UV inks, offline over conventional ink + AQ and over digital toners.  Can be used in-line, near line, and offline roller coating applications. Low odor, very low yellowing and excellent flow and leveling.  

PERFORMA UV CURE COATING UV-530 GLOSS: UV-curable, high gloss roller over-coating for various outputs, including in-line over UV inks, offline over conventional ink + AQ and over digital toners. It can be used in in-line, near line, and offline roller coating applications. Low odor, very low yellowing and excellent flow and leveling. 

PERFORMA UV CURE COATING UV-550KM GLOSS: A solvent free, hi-gloss UV coating for digital printing including Konica 8000. Designed for paper, board and plastic film coated on in-line roller applications over UV or Hybrid inks, or offline over conventional ink with a suitable aqueous primer topcoat.  

PERFORMA UV CURE COATING UV-500FSG HIGH GLOSS: A solvent free hi-gloss UV coating applied to offset or flexographic work using an in-line roller coater or an off-line coater over conventional ink (in combination with a suitable aqueous primer topcoat). This coating has excellent adhesion and can be foiled stamped and glued.

Tower Coating Cleaner

TOWER PRODUCTS AQ COATING CLEANER: Quickly cleans even the toughest aqueous coating, even dried coating without the use of ammonia.  Features a mild odor and will not damage rollers and blankets.

Actega Starkote Aqueous and Ultra Sheen UV Coatings & EffeKt Varnishes

AQ-25 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING – PRIMER HIGHEST GLOSS PRIMER (W&T) HIGH GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous High Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with the highest gloss of any of their primers.   

AQ-113 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING – PRIMER HIGHEST ADHESION GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with their highest adhesion levels.

AQ-116 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING – PRIMER FAST DRY (W&T) GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with a fast dry time. 

AQEUOUS COATING - MATTE COATINGS AQ-3010 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING LOWEST GLOSS LEVEL (W&T) MATTE: StarKote Aqueous Matte Coating from ACTEGA with their lowest gloss level.  

AQ-3020 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING LOW VOC  (W&T) MATTE: StarKote Aqueous Matte Coating from ACTEGA with Low VOC levels.  

AQ-363 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING MINIMIZED COLOR SHIFT (W&T) SATIN: StarKote Aqueous Satin Coating from ACTEGA that demonstrates minimal color shift. 

AQ-3040 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING SMOOTH FINISH (W&T) SATIN: StarKote Aqueous Satin Coating from ACTEGA with a smooth finish.

AQ-122 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING FAST DRY (W&T) MEDUIM GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Medium Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with fast dry time for Work and Turn use.  

AQ-443 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING HIGH RUB (W&T) GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with high rub resistance. 

AQ-446 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING HIGHEST RUB (W&T) GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with their highest rub resistance. 

AQ-506 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING NON CURL-UNCOATED STOCK (W&T): StarKote Aqueous Coating from ACTEGA, with medium dry time, exceptional holdout and non curl properties.  Designed only for use with uncoated stock.  

AQ-508 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING NON CURL (W&T) GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with exceptionally fast dry times and non curl properties.  For use with light-weight substrates.

AQ-670 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING ALL PURPOSE, ECONOMY GRADE (W&T) MEDIUM GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Medium Gloss Coating from ACTEGA suitable for all purpose, economical use.  

AQ-703 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING ALL PURPOSE, LOW VOC (W&T) MEDIUM GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Medium Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with Low VOC levels and is suitable for all purpose use.   

AQ-704 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING LOW VOC (W&T) GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with Low VOC levels.  

AQ-750 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING LOW ODOR (W&T) GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with low odor.

AQ-366 STARKOTE AQUEOUS COATING HIGH RUB (W&T) HIGH GLOSS: StarKote Aqueous High Gloss Coating from ACTEGA with high rub resistance

UV-9708 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) MATTE: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Matte Coating from ACTEGA for Sheetfed applications. 

UV-310 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) SATIN: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Satin Coating from ACTEGA for Sheetfed applications. 

UV-9296 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) HIGH GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure High Gloss Coating from ACTEGA for Sheetfed applications

UV-9645 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) FOIL STAMPABLE GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (Foil Stamp-able) Coating from ACTEGA for Sheetfed applications.

UV-9261 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING HIGH GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure (Highest Gloss) Coating from ACTEGA for Sheetfed applications. 

UV-9748 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) MATTE: Ultra Sheen UV Cure (Lowest Gloss) Coating from ACTEGA for Screen applications. 

UV-9733 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING MATTE: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Matte Coating from ACTEGA for Screen applications. 

UV-9203 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING WORK HORSE GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (Work Horse) Coating from ACTEGA for Screen applications. 

UV-XT9442 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (Work & Turn) Coating from ACTEGA for Screen applications. 

UV-9445 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) HIGH GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Highest Gloss Coating from ACTEGA for Screen applications. 

UV-377 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) WET LITHO MATTE: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Wet Litho Matte Coating from ACTEGA for Ink Duct applications. 

UV-9505 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) WET LITHO SATIN: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Wet Litho Satin Coating from ACTEGA for Ink Duct applications. 

UV-378 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING WET LITHO GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Wet Litho Gloss Coating from ACTEGA for Ink Duct applications. 

UV-9502 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING FLEXIBLE GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (Flexible) Coating from ACTEGA for Ink Duct applications. 

UV-9708 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) MATTE: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Matte Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints. 

UV-9790 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) MATTE: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Matte Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints. 

UV-9734 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING IMPRINTABLE SATIN: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Satin (Imprint-able) Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints. 

UV-9795 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) SATIN: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Satin Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints. 

UV-9014 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (Work & Turn) Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints. 

UV-9021A ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints. 

UV-9058DG ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING (W&T) HIGH ADHESION GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (High Adhesion) Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints.

UV-9070 ULTRA SHEEN UV CURE COATING FLEXIBLE GLOSS: Ultra Sheen UV Cure Gloss (Flexible) Coating from ACTEGA for Off Line Roller Coating of Digital Prints.

EV-#15 EFFEKT VARNISH (CONVENTIONAL) SMOOTH MATTE: A conventional varnish that when wet-trapped with select gloss UV or AQ coatings, the combination produces a smooth matte / high gloss contrasting look. The matte look over the varnish image area is produced because the gloss coating is absorbed into the varnish. 

EV-#20 EFFEKT VARNISH (UV CURE) TEXTURED MATTE: A UV curable varnish that when dry-trapped on a sheet-fed press with select Ultra Sheen UV gloss coatings, the combination produces a textured matte / high gloss contrasting look. 

 

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