Adhesive developed for air-blown labels

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A new hotmelt adhesive on the market has been specifically
developed for cool-temperature,air-blown label dispensing, a system
particularly in used in food packaging.

Avery Dennison said its Fasson S2065 combines high tack with strong adhesion to a variety ofsubstrate packaging, including apolar films, sausage casings, stretch PVC and PE, and modifiedatmosphere films at temperatures as low as 1C.

The company said it is targeted the food packaging industry by offering Fasson S2065 as standardwith two of the brand's facestocks, the MC Primecoat and the Thermal Top K8P. MC Primecoat is astandard machine coated paper used when multi-colour label print is required. The K8P is oil,moisture, alcohol and plasticiser resistant and can be used for direct thermal labels containingvariable information.

"We are confident that Fasson S2065 will become a benchmark adhesive for this marketsegment,"​ said company product manager Gwenaelle Legarrec.

Fasson S2065 complies with German and US standards for food contact materials used with dry andmoist non-fatty foods. It has a service temperature ranging from -40C to 50C, making it suitable foruse on frozen foods, a variety of retail trays and other prepacks.

Using the S2065, labels on the recommended facestocks can be dispensed at speeds of up to 150 aminute in air-blown application systems, the company claimed.

Fasson Thermal Top K8P S2065 and Primecoat S2065 are both supplied as standards with a brownglassine release liner. The K8P adhesive is available via a special service, through whichconverters can order only the exact reel widths they require.

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