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Plastic coatings

UV / EB coatings are ideal for heat-sensitive plastic substrates and offer performance improvements such as scratch and stain resistance to all types of plastics. The market is showing a high growth potential with application possibilities in consumer electronics such as mobile phones, television, computers, audio players, magnetic media, and Blue-ray / DVD players as well as vinyl flooring and vinyl tiles.

The rapid cure of UV / EB coatings allows immediate handling that speeds production, and the shorter open time provides a cleaner finish with fewer defects and rejects. They also reduce energy use and allow for recyclability.

IGM Provides Advantages

IGM innovations help coatings formulators with:

IGM offers a full range of photoinitators, Photomer® acrylate monomers and oligomers, and additives to choose from. The data sheets in our Products section can guide your initial search. Please contact our sales team for recommended products to achieve your specific formulation targets for:

  • Hardness
  • Viscosity
  • Cure time
  • Weatherability
  • Coating weight
  • Gloss level
  • Flexibility
  • Odor
  • Reactivity
  • Hydrophilic / hydrophobic

Our technical team can customize our products to meet your requirements or can work with you to develop and manufacture new materials.