AmylogumTM

AmylogumTM

Amylogum is used as binder for coating/lamination of paper and board. It provides paper stiffness, acts as excellent printing gloss and is cost effective.

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Description

Description

Phosphated/Carbamate Ester for Coating/ Lamination of Paper & Board.

This modified starch ester provides an improvement in stiffness, increase of ink receptivity, excellent printing gloss, less mottling tendency and acts as excellent binding power.

Applications

  • All types of high end paper

Functionality

  • Provides stiffness
  • Increase in ink receptivity
  • Provides printing gloss
  • Lesser tendency to mottle
  • Excellent binding power
  • Excellent carrier for optical brightening agents & pigments
  • Better support for surface strength
  • Better control for viscosity / rheology
  • Control water retention
  • Excellent film-forming properties
  • Good dispersibility

Specifications

PARAMETER TEST RESULTS
Appearance Free flowing, off- white powder
Odour None
Solubility Fast and complete batch or Continuous cooking
Gelatinization temp. 35 – 40 °C
Moisture content 10 % max
Brightness (ISO) 85+
pH (10 % solution) 5.5 – 6.5
Brookfield Viscosity
(25 % paste at 30 °C)
100 – 200 cps
Paste Characteristics Slightly yellowish transparent highly dispersed, non corrosive, stable for longer period, excellent forming properties