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An investigative study on the effect of pre-coating polymer solutions on the fabrication of low cost anti-adhesive release paper

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posted on 2023-02-24, 08:54 authored by Andrey Vodyashkin, Daria Vasileva, Pavel S. Zelenovskiy, Dmitry Chezganov, Vladimir Ya. Yuzhakov, Vladimir Ya. Shur, EMMET O'REILLYEMMET O'REILLY, Alexandr Vinogradov
This work describes a novel approach to produce high quality release paper at lower cost than traditional methods. The anti-adhesive properties of release paper require the use of expensive machine glazed kraft or “Glassine” paper as the paper base. A series of polymer coatings including polyvinyl alcohol, carboxymethyl cellulose, polyethylene vinyl acetate, and polystyrene were chemically synthesized and coated onto a low cost pulp paper base. Surface roughness (Sa) and smoothness coefficients (k) were determined by atomic force micros copy (AFM), and the interactions between the polymer coating and base paper were investigated by Raman spectroscopy. Studies show the use of polyethylene vinyl acetate (PEVA) as a pre-coating layer on low cost pulp paper exhibits similar anti-adhesive properties as higher cost paper bases. In low margin markets such as the production of release paper, decreases in cost are critical to industry survival.

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Nanomaterials;10, 1436

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MDPI

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peer-reviewed

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Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia

Language

English

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