Bernd Schwegmann GmbH & Co. KG
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53501 Grafschaft-Gelsdorf
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Anti set-off powder on vegetable basis, coarse


Function:   Anti set-off powders is an important quality criterion in the printing process of sheet-fed offset printing. They fulfil the task of separating the paper sheets and preventing this way the setting off of fresh ink on the back side of the following printed sheet.
  • The optimum flow property ensures minimum powder application with a high operating range
  • The soft and smooth surface of the starch grain prevents a sandpaper effect
  • Generally recognized as safe for health, can be used for producing food packages
  • Also suitable for varnishing and laminating jobs
  • Insensitive to humidity as not hygroscopic
Application:   The following table offers a recommendation for choosing the right type of powder for the respective applications:
Substrate WIRBELWIND 8161 fine WIRBELWIND 8162 medium WIRBELWIND 8163 coarse
Calendered and machine-coated papers and boards up to 170 g 150 - 200 g  
Original art paper up to 200 g 180 - 250 g 200 - 400 g
Machine-glazed boards   up to 250 g 250 - 500 g
Rough or embossed boards     150 - 400 g
  Subject to appropriate storage, the described properties of WIRBELWIND remain stable for at least 24 months.
Packaging:   2 kg stand pouch · 5 kg pail
The above information is based on our current knowledge and experience. No binding assurance in respect of certain properties or suitability for certain applications must be read into our information. Patent rights and other proprietary rights must be observed if necessary. Further safety instructions please learn from our material safety data sheet.