Ohio-based Ashland Performance Materials, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty chemicals has developed a PURELAM FASTCURE™ technology decrease curing time and eliminate "hot-room" curing for flexible packaging converters. The company's PURELAM FASTCURE™ solventless laminating adhesives are aliphatic polyurethane-based and are FDA compliant for a variety of end-use products.
Ashland's new technology will accelerate the process and curtail energy costs, says a company executive. The laminating adhesives deliver a final cure at ambient temperature and bring a real value for flexible packaging converters. PURELAM FASTCURE laminating adhesives features zero aromatic amines and meet the regulatory requirements for use in medical, hot-fill, and cook-in-bag applications.