Binder latex – general Pigment coatings are applied to paper and paperboard to improve their appearance and printability. The pigment coating imparts smoothness, gloss, brightness and opacity to the base paper, improving the appearance. It also enhances the paper’s printability, which requires resistance to ink film-splitting forces, fountain-solution receptivity, balanced ink setting and holdout, ink
Authors & references
Professor Jouni Paltakari, Aalto University
Based on: Schmidt-Thümmes, J., Lawrenz, D. & Kröner, H. Binders (Chapter 6). In: Paltakari, J. (ed.), Pigment Coating and Surface Sizing of Paper, (Book 11). Papermaking Science and Technology. 2nd ed. Finnish Paper Engineers´ Association /Paperi ja Puu Oy. Jyväskylä, 2009, p. 207-225.
Warson, Henry; Finch C.A., Eds. Applications of Synthetic Latexes, Volume 3, John Wiley &Sons Ltd., Chichester, UK , 2001.
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