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This week we look at why Taklok (water based) adhesive is the best option for manufacturing (converting) corrugated board and cartons.
Q, Why use Taklok?
A, Our range of Taklok adhesives are designed to bond corrugated board and cartons in a secure, safe and clean manor. Taklok adhesive runs great on production lines at all machine speeds creating a clean line on your board without any splashing or stringing from your nozzles or wheel. Once Taklok has set you will see how strong this adhesive really is! Taklok adhesives are based on plasticizer free sustainable raw materials. This means that our Taklok adhesives are safe to use in bonding food and pharmaceutical packaging.
Q, what are plasticizers?
A, plasticisers) or dispersants are additives that increase the plasticity or fluidity of a material. The dominant applications are for plastics, especially polyvinyl chloride (PVC). The properties of other materials are also improved when blended with plasticizers including concrete, clays, and related products.
Q, Are plasticizers bad for your health?
A, Substantial concerns have been expressed over the safety of some plasticizers, especially because several ortho-phthalates have been classified as potential endocrine disruptors (cancer causing) with some developmental toxicity reported.
Q, how do I know if there is plasticizer in the adhesives I buy?
A, It should say on the product data sheet if it contains plasticizer. Our just ask your supplier if their adhesives are plasticizer free.
If you have any questions in relation to Taklok and plasticizer free products please contact us via phone +353(0)18834280 or email email@example.com.