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Introducing PTFE free & bio-based solutions for inks & coatings

Join the discussion surrounding Clariant’s latest developments towards PTFE alternatives and sustainable technologies with Senior Technical Business Manager, Tobias Niederleitner. Commercially available synthetic waxes play a crucial role for varying kinds of surface variations within inks and coatings, such as scratch resistance, modification of slip properties, matting effects and more. As we constantly assess and modify our wax portfolio to meet the changing needs of the market, Clariant has developed new wax technologies based on renewable and sustainable raw materials, with a continued focus on performance and cost optimization.​

Learning objectives:

  • The benefits of applying PTFE alternatives in coating and ink applications​
  • The current landscape of sourcing sustainable raw materials ​
  • The advantages of Mass balance certification ​