American Coatings Show Presentation: No More Mess – Cleanly Fill Isocyanates Using N2 Purge

How do you prevent Isocyanate coatings from clogging during the filling process?  We might just have the answer – Han Nijland, Gemini’s Managing Director, will be presenting a new product aimed at solving the Isocyanate problem at the American Coatings …

Don’t Give Away Your Operating Cashflow to the “Meter Scheme”

What’s the “Meter Scheme?” There is a company making the rounds offering to install and operate a distillation system at your site, free of charge, reclaiming your spent process solvent for your own reuse, reducing your operating cost. You save …

The Truth About Nitrocellulose and Distillation

Moving from Water-Based to Nitrocellulose Solvent-Based Inks During recent discussions with a prospective client looking into in-house solvent recovery, we uncovered a bit of misinformation. The client was a small packaging printer transitioning from water-based to solvent-based inks; more specifically …

Think solvents are dead? Think again…

Every now and then we will hear something like solvents are dead from someone discussing the use of traditional flammable or combustible solvents in manufacturing processes. Indeed, over the last three decades there has been a shift toward aqueous or …

FTA InfoFlex 2016 Recap

This year’s InfoFlex was another great opportunity to see the innovations taking place in the Flexo industry, and get an idea of where the industry is going in the future.  Congratulations to all of the Excellence in Flexography award winners …