Wet labeling on plastic bottles is unthinkable without Openair® Plasma. Plastic surface tension is so low that it makes wetting with water-based adhesives impossible. The adhesive can’t achieve any bond on these non-polar bottles. That’s the reason why plastic containers are often labeled using expensive self-stick labels, or hot melt or dispersion adhesives are used.

Wet labeling on plastic bottles

Openair® Plasma makes labeling as easy on plastic as on glass bottles. Plasma surface technology significantly improves wettability of the surface to be labeled. Especially where high-speed labeling is involved, the simple inline integration of plasma jets can result in huge savings.

watch video: Openair® plasma treatment of PE containers prior to wet labeling
Large-surface inline plasma activation provides for reliable wet labelling of PP containers.

Press publications

Cover story:
Hybrid technology – Adhesion as a benchmark

IST (International Surface Technology 1[3]/2017)
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Hybrid technology: New plasma sealing technology ensures hybrid bonds in the injection molding process

WERKSTOFFE IN DER FERTIGUNG (Nr. 1/2017)
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Yesterday, today, tomorrow – CEO Christian Buske in an interview with the journal DICHT!

DICHT! (Nr. 4[11]/2016)
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