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Surface Sizing Agents

Surface sizing agents are commonly used to provide water-resistance (prevent paper from blurring with water or ink) and printability (offset, inkjet) to paper by surface application.
These agents are applied to a wide variety of paper / paper board (fine paper, newspaper, ink-jet printing paper, linerboard, and so on).

Solution Type Surface Sizing Agents SS series

Characteristics

  • This series consist primarily of water soluble styrene based polymer.
  • The application of this series makes it possible to provide water-resistance to various paper / paperboard (from acidic paper to alkaline paper).

Emulsion Type Surface Sizing Agents SE series

Characteristics

  • These products are aqueous colloidal suspensions of styrene based hydrophobic polymer particles. They provide water-resistance to various paper / paperboard applications (from acidic paper to alkaline paper).
  • They provide good printability for many paper grades such as offset printing, IJ printing and flexographic printing.

AKD Surface Sizing Agents SE series

Characteristics

  • This series consist alkyl ketene dimers made from natural sources rather than petrochemicals.
  • They provide strong water-resistance to alkaline paper.

Example of using Surface Sizing Agents

Offset printability

Non-use

Non-use

Use

Use

IJ printability

Non-use

Non-use

Use

Use

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