Since 1943, Polytex Environmental Inks, Inc. has operated as a leading worldwide supplier of environmentally safe water-based inks/coatings. We have manufacturing locations in the United States and the Netherlands which allow us to provide sales, technical assistance throughout the US, Europe, and Asia. Warehouse location enables our reach into China and Japan.

We formulate inks/coatings for use with virtually all printing/coating methods, including gravure, flexography, surface print, flat-screen, rotary-screen, wash coating, nip roll, slot, air knife. Each of these methods requires custom-engineered formulations to provide the full range of performance benefits. Ink/Coating customization is our core competency.

At Polytex, we provide paints that reflect infrared (IR) radiation for military camouflage applications.

IR-Reflective Coating from Polytex is a waterborne sprayable coating primarily used for military PVC constructions. Our IR Reflective Coatings conform to military specifications (Mil-Spec).

These coatings are spray applied but also printable via Gravure or Flexo.

IR-Reflective Coating

Notable performance features for this product include:

  • IR reflectance
  • Outstanding adhesion to PVC
  • Water resistance
  • Non-fade characteristics
  • Available in Brown and Black Color

IR Reflective Coating Capabilities & Applications

IR-Reflective Coatings are specifically designed to reflect infrared radiation. This makes them useful for a variety of purposes, such as:

  • Shielding PVC constructions from thermal imaging
  • Reducing energy costs
  • Lowering exposed surface temperatures

Our IR-Reflective Coatings should be stored at room temperature within their ideal temperature range of 40-80°F. These products should not be frozen. Please refer to the Safety Data Sheet for additional handling information.

About Polytex Environmental Inks, Inc.

Rising concern about environmental issues worldwide has driven an increased need for replacing solvent-based solutions to reduce the use and release of products containing hazardous substances and volatile organic compounds. Water-based inks have proven to be a sustainable and high-performance alternative to solvent-based inks. Polytex products offer print fidelity, color uniformity, and consistency during production for an expansive range of printing processes.

Our staff at Polytex Environmental Inks, Inc. welcomes the opportunity to work with you to explore the advantages of aqueous inks and coatings for your application. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

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