Sandy: “Texture is so important for many products these days. My grainy feel helps designers and convertors give all kinds of packaging – especially for food – a ‘real’ touch that consumers absolutely love.”
If it’s texture you need, Skins® Sandy can provide it, from super fine to super gritty, without all the usual fuss. She can add a new dimension to all kinds of paper, board and flexible packaging applications and is also very hardwearing thanks to excellent rub and water resistance. She brings a great tactile experience that’s easy to apply, no paddling necessary. She’s easy to formulate and is suitable for multiple substrates and printing techniques.
With waterborne resins Sandy is sustainable, free of residual VOCs and even FDA/FCC/ Swiss Ordinance compliant, so it’s perfect for food packaging.
Easy-to-apply, overprint, Sandy varnish
Sandy is very easy to work with. It can be easily applied using conventional flexo or gravure system and equipment, Sandy is easy to clean once you’re finished and has good in-can stability.
Sandy can be applied to multiple substrates, paper, PE, BOPP, aluminium and PET. It can also be applied with multiple printing techniques, such as 1K and 2K.
It’s an easy to formulate, stable varnish with a top coat process, so no fillers and no paddling or dusting.
Skins®®Sandy could make all the difference for your next packaging project.
Skins® Sandy will fit in with your existing production processes and give yououtstanding performance in terms of look and feel. She also has good shelfstability, making her easy to maintain. To find out more about adding thisunique grainy texture to your designs, download our white paper.
|Packaging Laminating (non food)||✓|
|Wine and spirits||✓|
|Ambient temperature foods||✓|
|Indirect food contact compliancy – statements available upon request||✓|
|Forward & reverse Gravure||✓|
|Glossy accents on matt backgrounds||✓|
|2 - 4 gsm dry||✓|
Skins® Sandy is very versatile with a huge ‘sellability’ potential. Her broad food contact compliancy makes her ideal for food products including biscuit wrappers, bottle wrappers or spaghetti packaging. She’s also equally at home on non-food packaging such as swimwear products (for the feel of the beach!). Find out more about her technical skills by downloading her resume.
Adds sand-like textures to a wide range of materials, including food and non-food packaging.
“When you grab a bottle, all you normally feel is smooth, cold glass. I like to bring a bit more texture to the party and give people something to remember!”
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