Graphic Films

Buses as billboards

Thanks to Ashland adhesives, not only buses, but taxis, trucks and trailers as well can carry your message to the masses.  We were put to the test and through tests and refinements found a water, wind, and snow proof adhesive  that sticks when you want it to and and doesn't when you don't. Get your message moving on down the road.

Ashland produces specialty adhesives that can be used for specialty graphics,  including removable vehicle wraps and performated window films for fleets and and advertising.

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The Aroset™ line of acrylic polymers represents a broad range of resins used in high-quality and high-performance adhesive products for consumer and industrial use. These include tapes, labels, decals, decorative films, mounting foams and medical and graphic arts applications. Aroset resins exhibit excellent clarity, uv resistance, and desirable aging characteristics. Thermoplastic, thermosetting and self-crosslinking types provide a wide r...

Aroset™ solvent acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives

Aroset™ emulsion pressure sensitive-adhesives are designed for a wide range of specialty permanent and removable applications. Our coater-ready formulations meet the most stringent performance requirements on paper, film and vinyl substrates in label, tape and graphic applications. Ashland works with you to determine your specifications and then drawing on its technology and experience, helps determine the best product - whether it is stand...

Aroset™ emulsion pressure sensitive adhesives

Ashland’s Arocure products are 100-percent solids, high-performance, radiation-curable pressure sensitive adhesives. The line of UV-curable adhesives represents a broad range of pressure sensitive adhesives for graphics, label and industrial applications.

Arocure™ pressure sensitive adhesive

PureRad™ UV/EB cured laminating and pressure sensitive adhesives are engineered for film/film, film/paper or metalized film to film applications. PureRad UV/EB adhesives have been developed with a robust formula and tested for use with various inks, including water-based, UV/EB, solvent and digital inks. Some of our patented formulations have been specifically designed for low migration and metalized film applications.  Additionally, w...

PureRad™ radiation-curable laminating adhesive

Ashland's Purekote™ water-based overprint coatings and primers are coater-ready for a variety of coating methods, including flexographic, offset/lithographic, gravure, meyer rod and screen. Our coatings can also be formulated to meet specific government regulations (FDA, Prop 65, CONEG) as well as compliant with specific CPG companies’ specifications. Ashland’s Purekote water-based coatings offer superior performance with consis...

Purekote™ water-based coating

Ashland's PureSeal™ cold seals and heat-activated adhesives/coatings are formulated for a variety of end-use markets and applications, such as food, medical and industrial packaging, and paper upgrading and labels. PureSeal water-based cold seals are natural rubber latex, synthetic or hybrid blends. PureSeal heat-activated adhesives are synthetic emulsions based on styrene acrylic polyurethane and vinyl acetate emulsions, formulated to bala...

Pureseal™ water-based laminating adhesive

Purethane™ adhesives are waterborne urethane, acrylic and/or hybrid systems designed for dry bond laminating of flexible packaging materials. They are specifically formulated to provide excellent coefficient of friction (COF) stability, without the need to add an external slip additive package. Purethane adhesives have very low odor retention. They can be used either as a one-component or two-component systems for applications where moderat...

Purethane™ water-based laminating adhesive

Purelam™ Fastcure is a two-component solventless, aliphatic polyurethane adhesive system suitable for bonding flexible packaging materials. This adhesive was specifically designed as a fast cure system with final bonds obtained within 48 hours under ambient conditions without the need of a hot room post-cure. Composed of two components, it is used in food and industrial flexible packaging applications that require an aliphatic polyurethane ...

Purelam™ Fastcure two-component laminating adhesive

Purelam™ is a two-component solventless, aromatic polyurethane laminating adhesive system suitable for bonding flexible packaging materials. Purelam has been formulated to exhibit exceptional performance when applied to metalized films or aluminum foil. Purelam is FDA compliant and is typically used in flexible packaging markets for products such as snacks, meats, confectionery and cheeses.

Purelam™ two-component laminating adhesive

BLO butyrolactone solvent, also known as gamma-Butyrolactone, is a polar solvent for ionic substrates and functions as an acid donor in aqueous media at elevated temperatures. Although BLO solvent is stable under a wide range of conditions, at elevated temperatures and in the presence of appropriate reagents, it serves as an intermediate in a variety of useful syntheses such as: Precursor to 2-pyrrolidone and the extensive family of alkyl pyrrol...

BLO™ gamma butyrolactone

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