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Water-Based Coating supports heat sealing and heat activation.

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January 17, 2014 - Suitable for packaging applications where heat sealed or heat activated combinations are required, Aqualene® 1185HS bonds plastic films, paper, paperboard, and aluminum foil. Product is applied by flexographic presses and other roller coating applicators used in both web and sheet-fed production equipment. Achieving heat sealing or heat activation at 210–230°F, coating contains no VOCs or ozone depleting ingredients and can be cleaned up without caustic cleaning products.

Aqua Based Technologies, a division of ADM Tronics, Inc.

224 Pegasus Ave., Northvale, NJ, 07647, USA

Original Press Release

New Eco-Friendly Heat Seal or Heat Activated Coating for Bonding Plastic Films, Papers and Metal Foils Introduced by Aqua Based Technologies

Press release date: January 16, 2014

Northvale, NJ — Aqualene® 1185HS, a new, eco-friendly, water-based heat sealable or heat activated coating, for a wide range of plastic films, such as polyester (PET), polystyrene (PS), vinyl (PVC), paper, paperboard, and aluminum foil has been introduced by Aqua Based Technologies, a division of ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. This heat-seal coating technology is suitable for a wide range of packaging applications where heat sealed or heat activated combinations are required.

Aqualene® 1185HS was designed to be applied by flexographic presses and other roller coating applicators used in both web and sheet-fed production equipment. Heat sealing or heat activation is achieved at only 210° - 230°F (98°-110°C) allowing for use in a wide range of packaging structures.

Aqualene® 1185HS is completely water-based, containing no volatile organic compounds (VOC-free) or ozone depleting ingredients, making it environmentally safe, without requiring emission controls or safety procedures as are necessary for competitive, hazardous, solvent-based coatings.  It is easy to clean up without the use of caustic or hazardous cleaning products.

For details on Aqualene® 1185HS, and other innovative, eco-friendly formulations, visit aquabased.com. To receive tips and techniques on new coatings, adhesives, primers and additives for the packaging and converting industries, email sales@aquabased.com.

Aqua Based Technologies - aquabased.com - develops and manufacturers water-based, non-toxic, eco-friendly, chemical formulations for a wide array of industries including food, medical and pharmaceutical packaging; laminating, converting, wall covering, printing and graphic arts.  Aqua Based Technologies’ complete line of adhesives, primers, coatings and additives, all water-based, are used by customers throughout the US and internationally.

ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc. (OTCQB:ADMT) - admtronics.com - is a technology-based developer and manufacturer of unique, environmentally-safe, health and life enhancing technologies and products. Its diversified business segments include eco-friendly, water-based industrial chemicals; precision electronics and medical devices; and, contract design, engineering, regulatory and manufacturing services.

Aqualene® is a registered trademark of ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc.

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